Step 2:Please read the following Privacy Statement that AdoptOntario adheres to.
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Please note that this web-site is also governed by the AdoptOntario
which can be accessed by clicking on the link in this sentence. We urge you to review
this before proceeding further on this website.
AdoptOntario respects the privacy of all users of this website, as well as the children featured
on it. We are committed to protecting all of the personal information that we collect.
By using this Site you are agreeing to the terms of this privacy statement and consenting to
the collection, use and/or disclosure of personal information for the purposes outlined herein.
If you do not agree to the terms of this privacy statement, you should discontinue your use of
this Site and not provide us with any personal information.
Through this Site, AdoptOntario collects personal information as provided by you. By collecting
this information AdoptOntario hopes to deliver to you a timely service and response. However, you
always have the choice of whether to provide us with any information. This personal information will
be used only for the purposes for which you provide it and will not be shared with anyone else without
your express permission.
AdoptOntario recognizes that your privacy is important. However, as Internet e-mail is vulnerable
to interception and forging, privacy cannot be ensured. We will not be responsible for any damages
you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential information that
you make to us through the Internet, or that you expressly or implicitly authorize us to make, or
for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted information.
When personal information is collected from you through this Site, it may be used
for one or more of the following purposes:
Issuing a password for the password protected section of this Site
Contacting you to provide you with AdoptOntario-related services
Contacting you for feedback and surveying your needs in connection with your use
of the Site
Reporting aggregate numbers (non-identifying only) regarding Site usage, numbers registered, and other related
information and reports to funders and sponsors, and evaluating the effectiveness
of AdoptOntario and this Site
Your personal information will not be used by us, nor will we authorize any third party
Except as described in this policy, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties
without first obtaining your consent to do so.
In providing information about children awaiting adoptive placement, utmost care is taken to protect
their privacy and confidentiality. Pseudonyms for children are used, and no information about a child
is placed on the site without the consent of the Child's Agency and, where appropriate, the consent of
the child himself.
Access to children's information is available only through a password. The use of the password is time-limited
and authorization is determined by AdoptOntario. All password holders are expected to maintain the
confidentiality of their passwords and user accounts, and are responsible for all activities related
This Site contains links to other web sites which are provided as references to help you
identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest and not as an endorsement
of the content, products, services or organizations involved. We are not responsible for the content
of linked third party Sites and do not make any representations or warranties regarding the content or
accuracy of materials on such third party Sites or regarding the privacy practices of such Sites.
You may provide hyperlinks to this Site provided that
- you notify us by sending an e-mail to email@example.com
you do not remove or obscure any portion of the Site
you discontinue providing hyperlinks to this Site if notified by AdoptOntario or the Adoption Council of Ontario.