PRIVACY POLICY

The Pool Place respects the privacy of the users of its Web site, thepoolplace.ca. We want to make your online experience as safe and satisfying as possible while visiting us on the Web.

The Pool Place will not collect information about you unless you choose to provide it to us. The Pool Place will never sell or provide your information to 3rd parties. The only time that we may share any information we receive with any parties outside of the The Pool Place is in the course of officially authorized law enforcement investigations.

Information that The Pool Place Gathers and Tracks
  1. Information that users knowingly provide through optional, voluntary form submissions such as offered through our contact us page.
  2. Information that The Pool Place gathers by tallying page views throughout our site for statistical analysis to better tailor our content to users.
Children

In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Usage Tracking

The Pool Place uses third-party software from Google Analytics to analyze user traffic patterns throughout our site. We do not correlate this information with data about individual users. With data supplied by Google Analytics, The Pool Place breaks down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser). We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well the page performs overall. This helps us to build a better service for you.

Cookies

We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will help us to relate your use of the site to information you have voluntarily provided to us. But the only personal information that a cookie can contain is information that you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk or cookie files created by other sites. The Pool Place uses these cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above).

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each new cookie. You do not need to enable your browser to accept cookies to use this site. You will need to accept the cookies to view pages that require registration and to participate in the Forum.

Security

The Pool Place operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers. All data is maintained in accordance to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

Your Consent

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by The Pool Place. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post these changes on this page of our site so that you may remain informed and aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it to third parties.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You agree that you will not, without our prior written permission, use the Site and the Content for purposes other than your own personal non-commercial use and benefit. You may not frame the Site or the Content or any part thereof on any commercial or non-commercial internet web site. You acquire absolutely no rights or licences to the Site or the Content other than the limited right to use the Site and the Content in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. You agree that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful. Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, any reproduction, retransmission, distribution, sale, republication, modification, translation of or creation of derivative works based on the Site or the Content, in whole or in part, and any decompilation disassembly, reverse engineering or other exploitation of the Site, without prior written permission, is strictly prohibited.

Copyright and Trade-Mark Notices

© 2010 The Pool Place. All rights reserved. No part of the Site or the Content may be reproduced, modified, distributed, sold, published, broadcast, retransmitted or circulated in any form without the prior written consent of The Pool Place, except to the extent that such use is for your personal, non-commercial use (to request such consent, please contact info@thepoolplace.ca or (416) 709-SWIM. All copies must include this copyright notice.

Request for Additional Information

For additional information regarding our privacy policy, please send an email to info@thepoolplace.ca or contact us at (416) 709-SWIM.