Whitby BIA Privacy Policy

How we handle your data

Downtown Whitby BIA Privacy Policy

Understand how the Downtown Whitby BIA handles your data, keeps it private, and ensures it remains protected at all times.

The Downtown Whitby BIA is committed to maintaining your privacy at all times. We will never share your information with third parties, nor use it for any reason other than that which you agreed to on its provision.

The Downtown Whitby BIA is committed to keeping any and all personal information collected of those individuals that visit the website and make use of the online facilities and services accurate, confidential, secure and private. This privacy policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with The Downtown Whitby BIA of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet but to exceed most existing privacy standards.

THEREFORE, this Privacy Policy Agreement shall apply to The Downtown Whitby BIA, and thus it shall govern any and all data collection and usage thereof. Through the use of https://whitbybia.org you are herein consenting to the following data procedures expressed within this agreement.

It is highly recommended and suggested that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent as a means to better understand the way in which other websites garner, make use of and share information collected.


This website collects various types of information, such as:

Voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address, email address, billing and/or credit card information etc., which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have requested.

Information automatically collected when visiting the website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs.

Please rest assured that this site shall only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested, and any additional uses specifically provided on this site.

The Downtown Whitby BIA may have the occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, as well as the type of browser you are using, IP address, type of operating system, at a later time, that will assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.


The Downtown Whitby BIA may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of the website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, Our organization may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you from https://whitbybia.org. The Downtown Whitby BIA may also be in contact with you in regard to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered.

The Downtown Whitby BIA does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties.

The Downtown Whitby BIA may deem it necessary to follow websites and/or pages that their users may frequent in an effort to gleam what types of services and/or products may be the most popular to customers or the general public.

The Downtown Whitby BIA may disclose your personal information, without any prior notice to you, unless required to do in accordance to applicable laws and/or in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary or required in an effort to:

Remain in conformance with any decrees, laws and/or statutes or in an effort to comply with any process which may be served upon The Downtown Whitby BIA and/or its website;

Maintain, safeguard and/or preserve all the rights and/or property of The Downtown Whitby BIA; and Perform under demanding conditions in an effort to safeguard the personal safety of users of https://whitbybia.org and/or the general public.


The Downtown Whitby BIA greatly respects your privacy. We do maintain and reserve the right to contact you if needed for non-marketing purposes (such as bug alerts, security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in The Downtown Whitby BIA products and services). In certain circumstances, We may use the website, social media accounts, newspapers, or other public means to post a notice.


The Downtown Whitby BIA does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13) without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from the system’s database. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.


All users and/or visitors to the website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from us and/or reserve the right to discontinue receiving communications by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to the website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to info@whitbybia.org. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe and/or opt-out. The Downtown Whitby BIA will continue to adhere to the privacy policy described herein with respect to any personal information previously collected.


The website may contain links to affiliate and other websites. The Downtown Whitby BIA does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave the website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by the website.


The Downtown Whitby BIA shall endeavour and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under my control.

The company also uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for authentication and private communications in an effort to build users’ trust and confidence in the internet and website use by providing simple and secure access and communication of credit card and personal information.


The Downtown Whitby BIA reserves the right to update and/or change the terms of my privacy policy, and as such we will post those changes to the website, so that users and/or visitors are always aware of the type of information we collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose such information.

If at any point in time The Downtown Whitby BIA decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether or not to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.


Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement. If you are not in agreement with the terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of the sites. In addition, your continued use of the website following the posting of any updates or changes to the terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to the website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address.

Email: info@whitbybia.org

Telephone Number: (905) 431-3271

Mailing Address:

Downtown Whitby BIA
209 Dundas St, E, LL5 (Suite B4)
Whitby, ON
L1N 7H8