Healthy Eating Manual

The Healthy Eating ManualPrivacy Policy

The OPHA has developed this Privacy Policy to educate visitors to our sites on the collection of information. If you do not agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy, we request that you email OPHA about your concerns. Alternatively, you have the option of not continuing to visit our site.

The OPHA Privacy Policy is based on a fundamental respect for privacy as defined in The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Please note that OPHA and its affiliated projects link to many external web sites. OPHA strongly encourages you to read their privacy policies and always use caution when asked to divulge personal information.

Use of Cookies

The OPHA web site and the affiliated projects' web sites use cookies to track general user trends and patterns.

A cookie is a small piece of information that a web site stores on your computer. It is retrieved automatically whenever you return and some of its contents are stored in log files that are then used to generate periodic statistical reports. These reports help us to evaluate and improve our web sites by tracking global indicators such as the total number of visitors, total pages viewed, most popular documents retrieved, etc.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to alert you when one is being sent. However, some parts of the OPHA web site, and affiliated projects' web sites, may not work properly if you choose not to accept cookies. For additional information on cookies, see the Help instructions on your browser.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

While visiting the OPHA web site and its affiliated projects' web sites, you may be invited to join listservs and enter information into databases. The information gathered in these listservs and databases is collected on a voluntary basis. Personally identifying information you choose to post on the listservs or in the databases is stored online and may be accessible to anyone on the Internet.

Although the use of this information is subject to strict guidelines, and is in some cases password-protected, we cannot guarantee that all visitors will abide by the guidelines of use. If you encounter a problem, please contact us immediately.

OPHA and its affiliated projects do not sell, rent, lease, or lend any personally identifying information to outside organizations or groups. In the exceptional case of a request by law enforcement authorities to view our web site's log files, no attempt at identifying individual visitors to our site will occur unless a judicial order is received as well.

Use by Youth

We encourage people of all ages to participate in our listservs or register for our databases. However, we request that individuals under the age of 18 obtain permission from a guardian or parent before they sign up for any of our listservs or register in the OPHA's or any of its affiliated projects', databases.

Subject to Change

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice at any time. The date of the last revision to the privacy policy is posted at the bottom of this page.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the OPHA Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to email OPHA.

Last updated: September 26, 2008

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