Privacy Notice for the
Britannia–Rideau Squadron Web Site

Britannia–Rideau Squadron has created this privacy notice to demonstrate our firm commitment to internet privacy. The following discloses our policies concerning the gathering and sharing of information through this website. In brief, our policies are:

  • We monitor general trends in the use of our website but do not ever track individual visitors;
  • We do not collect information concerning individual visitors unless that information is voluntarily disclosed, for example by filling out our online response form;
  • We do not share the information voluntarily disclosed to us with any other organization; at any time, users who have signed up for a specific service can have their names removed from the relevant mailing list.

For further information, please see below.

Normal Website Usage

You can visit all portions of the Britannia–Rideau Squadron web site without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a normal website visit is the fact that a hit has occurred. This information is collected on an aggregate basis only. For example, Britannia–Rideau Squadron tracks which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole, but we do not track information on which pages an individual visitor might look at during a visit to our site. We do not collect any other information -- such as the name, mailing address, email address, or phone number of the visitor -- without the visitor's knowledge and permission. All information that we collect is used for internal review only and not shared with third parties. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

There are instances where Britannia–Rideau Squadron requests personally identifiable information, such as name, mailing address, email address, and possibly additional information, to provide you with specific services or correspondence. Personally identifiable information that you provide in this way will not be given to any other organization. Britannia–Rideau Squadrons does not sell, rent or exchange e-mail addresses. Britannia–Rideau Squadron, likewise, does not disclose any financial information to partners or any other third parties. The Britannia–Rideau website will not post personal contact information for visitors, including their email address, street address and phone numbers, without that individual's consent.

Opting Out

Persons who subscribe via the website and provide an email address to receive Britannia–Rideau Squadron Newsletters, a series of electronic notices and announcements, sent out at irregular intervals from Britannia–Rideau Squadron. Each Newsletter includes an option to remove yourself from the mailing list and you may also opt out by sending e-mail to webmaster at boatottawa dot ca.

Outside Links

This site contains hypertext links to other sites. Britannia–Rideau Squadron is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Britannia–Rideau Squadrons makes every effort to insure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection methodologies. However, Your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by Britannia–Rideau Squadron. Britannia–Rideau Squadron shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of this site or any information you transmitted to this site.


This website is maintain on be half of Britannia–Rideau Squadron by Bill Hall, P who may be contacted via e-mail: Webmaster at boatottawa dot ca.

If you have any problems or questions regarding this site, or there is information that you feel is missing, incorrect or inappropriate please contact the WebMaster by e-mail.

There are a number of images used on this site for which the Web Master has not been able to contact the Author. If you own any of these images please contact the Web Master by e-mail so the the appropriate permissions and/or attributions may be obtained.