Privacy Policy

Last updated on Tuesday 5 October 2021

Your privacy is very important to us. We want to make your experience on the Local Contexts Website and the Local Contexts Hub (‘Websites’) as rewarding as possible, and we want you to use the Websites array of information, tools, and opportunities with confidence.

This privacy policy (‘the Privacy Policy’) discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for the Websites. We will notify you of changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new policy on the Websites. Review our Privacy Policy regularly so that you can stay informed of our practices, as they may change in the future.

By visiting the Websites or sending us information, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. Your assurance to these practices is essential for us to continue operating the Websites, including the variety of information and services it contains. Similarly, we need you to provide accurate personal information so that you can be contacted and connected to other Website users where appropriate. You can opt-out and decide not to provide the requested personal information. However, by doing so, you will not be able to fully utilize the Website’s tools.

The personal information we collect includes your name and email address. Other personal information that you submit is clearly labelled at the time you submit it. We use the information that we collect to provide the Website services. 

When submitting any information on our website you expressly authorize us to use your personal information as explained in this Privacy Policy, and you consent to receiving emails from Local Contexts. You can expect to receive information about the Labels and the Notices. Should you wish to discontinue receiving the services of the Websites, simply unregister from using the Websites.

We automatically collect certain information from anyone that registers for the Websites, such as Internet addresses browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring and exit page, operating system, time-stamps, and click stream data. We also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our Website users. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, and to administer the Websites so that we can make ongoing improvements.

We also collect cookies. When you visit the Websites and associated websites, a cookie may bemaybe used and placed on your web browser (see the Cookie Notice information to learn more). If you want to opt out from these you can visit Google’s ad settings. You can also visit Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

We take measures to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of your information by carefully limiting access to the database in which your personal information is stored. We cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. For example, we may disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of wrongful conduct. 

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18, nor do we knowingly distribute such information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from someone under the age of 18, we will delete such information from our records.

Contact us at the email address below if you want us to change or delete any information that we have about you. We will respond to your request to access, update, or delete your information within ten (10) business days. Before we are able to provide you with any information, correct any inaccuracies, or delete any information, however, we may ask you to verify your identity.

The Websites are owned and operated by Local Contexts. Please email us for any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy on support@localcontexts.org.