Our Privacy Policy follows the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information and complies with federal and provincial privacy laws including the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). A summary of the ten principles of fair information practices on which the Privacy Policy is based is included at the end of this Privacy Statement.
Please read this Privacy Statement completely before using or submitting information via this site.
If you have a question about this statement, contact the G.V.G.R.C. Privacy Officer by E-mail at the address listed on our contact page


By using the G.V.G.R.C. web site, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Statement. Whenever you submit information via this site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information, personal or otherwise, as described in this Privacy Statement.


The Web site gvgrc.ca provides news, and other information primarily intended to support those who are members of the Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club
G.V.G.R.C. does not charge a fee for visitors to access the site's public content. Much of the site's content is, therefore, offered only to registered users. Information collected through the registration process is used by G.V.G.R.C. to verify the profile of visitors.


Cookies used in registration
As part of the registration process we use a browser feature called a "cookie". A cookie is a piece of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as a small text file. The cookie we send as part of the registration process allows the site to recognize that a visitor is a registered user and permit access to restricted sections of the site on future visits.



We are committed to providing you with an internet experience that respects and protects your personal privacy choices and concerns. Personal identifying information is collected by the G.V.G.R.C. only when you specifically and knowingly provide it.


Beyond the site registration described previously, G.V.G.R.C. collects and uses your personal information primarily for the purpose of providing you with the products and services you have requested from us, including the delivery of publications or delivery of electronic or direct-mailed newsletters; and, event registration confirmations, updates and other information as it related to the G.V.G.R.C. The information we collect is also used to communicate with you about your subscriptions.


While the G.V.G.R.C. will seek to require third parties with whom it has agreements to follow appropriate privacy policies, we do not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of such third parties.
This site contains links to other sites not owned or controlled by the G.V.G.R.C. The G.V.G.R.C. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. GVGRC.ca users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, e-mail address) in discussion forums that such information could be collected and used by others that do not follow our strict privacy guidelines and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or parties.