Last modified: June 7, 2021
The administration of this website powered by Cityviz includes various activities that may require the collection of personal information for both administrative and non-administrative purposes. You will be informed when your personal information may be required, the purpose for which it is collected, and how to exercise your right of access to that information.
While visiting this website, you may be directed to websites controlled by our member organizations or a third-party, or to third-party social media platforms. When visiting a website outside of this website or a social media platform, personal information will be subject to the terms, conditions, and privacy policies of that other member organization or third-party. In these cases, we strongly encourage you to take the time to read the specific privacy notices or statements that describe their specific terms, conditions, and policies.
We may obtain information directly from you in a number of ways, such as:
When you choose to complete and submit one of the interactive forms on this website.
When you register for download of content from this website, including raw data in CSV format, static reports in PDF, Word or other formats, or any other functionality of this website that requires registration.
When you ask us a question or request information.
When you subscribe to one of our interactive resources such as data updates notifications, newsletters, emails, webinars, and our profiles on social media sites, such as LinkedIn and Twitter.
If you have an administrative account on this website, we collect your email address and password for authentication and authorization purposes. Your password is stored in an encrypted format.
When you visit this website powered by Cityviz, we may automatically collect and store some or all of the following information:
The Internet protocol (IP) address from the device which you used to access this website.
The date and time
The Internet address of the website from which you clicked to this website.
Pages visited and documents downloaded.
The name of the file or the words that you searched.
The items that you clicked on a page
The browser and operating system that you used.
Our website uses Google Analytics service provided by Google Inc. to analyze your activity on our website. Google Inc. is based in the United States of America (USA), which means that the personal information collected is transmitted outside of Canada and may be subject to USA laws, including the USA PATRIOT Act. In addition, Google operates servers in other countries on which the web analytics data may be processed. Consequently, the data may be subject to the governing legislation of the country where it is processed.
We also use web log information to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our website and to identify system performance or problem areas. We also use this information to help us develop the site, analyze patterns of usage and to make the website more useful. This information is not used for associating search terms or patterns of site navigation with individual users. We periodically delete the web logs.
We may also use the personal information collected for non-administrative uses, such as communications and information technology statistics, audit and evaluations, content personalisation and testing, research, planning, and reporting. This personal information is not used for decision making processes about an individual or to profile individual visitors to this website.
Except for third-party websites that provide services to Ruby Industries, we do not track or collect information about your online activities on websites other than this website.
When you visit our website, our servers generate information known as cookies. Cookies are commonly used to recognize your computer and support your activities and preferences during current visits (“per-session cookies”) and future visits (“persistent cookies”).
If you prefer not to receive cookies from this website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. Turning off cookies in your browser might impair your experience on this website.
We use the information that we collect from or about you:
To maintain our relationship with you.
To administer, operate, maintain and secure our website, newsletters, emails, and social media accounts.
To provide support and respond to specific inquiries.
To provide information, education and updates about our activities and services.
To customize and improve our communications and content.
To comply with legal requirements, our policies and procedures.
For our accounting, recordkeeping, backup and administrative purposes.
We share your personal data that you provide to us with our member organizations (such as municipalities, regional districts and other levels of local government, economic development functions in government and non-government organizations). Staff authorized by these member organizations will have access to your personal information that you provided during the registration required for various functions on this website (such as data and report download, data updates notifications and others).
This personal information may include your name, email address, affiliation, phone number, city and country.
Pages on this website may include embedded content (e.g., interactive maps with listings of commercial properties, videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Please refer to privacy policies of each of these websites individually to learn if and how your personal information is used.