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Tracking Your Website Visit

When you visit cvc.ca, our web server will automatically collect a limited amount of standard information essential to the operation and evaluation of the CVC website. This includes information such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address, type of browser used, the date and time of the visit, and the IP address locations to which you linked during your visit. This information is strictly used for statistical reporting purposes.

Google Analytics and Cookies on Our Website

We use Google Analytics and cookies to understand how you use cvc.ca. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that analyzes website traffic. All data provided by Google Analytics to CVC is anonymized (i.e., it isn’t possible to identify any individual website user from the data we receive).

The data provided by Google Analytics helps us understand:

  • How typical users navigate to our website.
  • The typical demographics of website users (specifically age, gender and interests).
  • How our website is typically used (specifically time spent on the website, pages visited and how users navigate through the website).

Google Analytics uses cookies which are temporary files that may be placed on your hard drive while you visit our website. CVC also uses cookies to optimize your browsing experience, collecting statistical information such as network speed, device type, browser type and screen size.

Cookies are used to track how visitors use cvc.ca, but we do not store personal information through cookies, nor do we collect personal information from you without your knowledge as you browse our website.

CVC also uses cookies for government to citizen claim-based authentication after you choose to register and sign into an account you’ve created with us. A cookie will be encrypted and will comply with strict security and encryption standards.

Information provided by Google Analytics and cookies helps us improve both our website and online services. The information we collect is strictly anonymous and is not disclosed to any third parties.

If you are concerned about our use of Google Analytics or cookies, you can:

  • Opt-out of making your site activity available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on onto your device.
  • Adjust your web browser to reject all cookies, understanding that this may impact your use of our website and services.

If you do not want to provide any personal information online at cvc.ca, contact us at info@cvc.ca.

Google Translate

The CVC website can be translated into many languages using the Google Translate tool. This tool gives residents and visitors who speak other languages a way of accessing CVC information featured on the website.

Google Translate is a third-party automated translator and may make mistakes or have inconsistencies. CVC assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of translations performed using the Google Translate tool. By using the Google Translate tool, you agree that CVC, including its elected officials, staff, agents, representatives and service providers shall NOT be held responsible or liable for any damages or losses that may result from your reliance upon or use of the Google Translate tool.

The Google Translate tool is provided to you on an “as is” basis without any representations, warranties or indemnities of any kind. CVC does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantable quality or fitness for a particular purpose of the Google Translate tool and any resulting translations.

If you have questions about the Google Translate tool, please click the following link: Google™ Translate Help.

Data and information released from Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) are provided on an 'AS IS' basis, without warranty of any kind, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

Availability of this data and information does not constitute scientific publication. Data and/or information may contain errors or be incomplete. CVC and its employees make no representation or warranty, express or implied, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or warranties as to the identity or ownership of data or information, the quality, accuracy or completeness of data or information, or that the use of such data or information will not infringe any patent, intellectual property or proprietary rights of any party. CVC shall not be liable for any claim for any loss, harm, illness or other damage or injury arising from access to or use of data or information, including without limitation any direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary, special or consequential damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

In accordance with scientific standards, appropriate acknowledgment of CVC should be made in any publications or other disclosures concerning data or information made available by CVC.
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