Using files located on third-party servers
To improve the functionality of the Website, certain files (such as open source libraries, images and scripts) may be delivered automatically to your browser via a trusted third-party server or content delivery network. The delivery of these files is intended to provide a seamless user experience by speeding response times and avoiding the need for each visitor to download these files. Where applicable, specific privacy statements covering these files are included in our Privacy Statement.
Linking to third-party sites
Links to websites not under the control of DRHD, including those to our social media accounts, are provided solely for the convenience of our website visitors. DRHD is not responsible for the accuracy, currency or reliability of the content of such websites. DRHD does not offer any guarantee in that regard and is not responsible for the information found through these links and does not endorse the sites and their content. Visitors should also be aware that information found on non-DRHD sites to which this website links is not subject to our Privacy Notice and may not be accessible to persons with disabilities. The information offered may be available only in the language(s) used by the sites in question. With respect to privacy, visitors should research the privacy policies of these websites before providing personal information.
Ownership of content and source code
DRHD is the owner of the content on the Website. Unless otherwise indicated, the content is available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (“CC-BY-SA”) or any later version. DRHD is free to and will from time to time edit, delete, or modify content on this website.
The code for this website is in the public domain. No licensing notice is necessary. This website uses open source software which may be subject to additional licensing terms.
Use of DRHD Materials
You are free to reproduce and use content on the Website for any purpose, provided you adhere to the terms of the CC-BY-SA license, above. You can reproduce and use content on the Website for non-commercial purposes,such as:
- To support program planning and evaluation
- To advocate for public policy development
- To improve community awareness of risks
- For educational use and for research.
DRHD takes care to publish only accurate information. From time to time errors do occur. For this reason, the Website is provided to you as is and without warranties of any kind.
DRHD is committed to achieving a high standard of accessibility as defined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. In the event of difficulty using our website, contact us for assistance.
DRHD operates the Website. If you choose to use the Website, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this Privacy Notice. DRHD will not, under any circumstance, use any information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was collected. DRHD will not use or share your information with anyone expect as described within this Privacy Notice.
Information Collected and Used
DRHD tracks certain types of information during visits to the Website to perform website analytics. This information helps DRHD monitor site traffic and develop content that meets the needs of visitors. This information is treated as personal information. The information that we collect includes, but is not limited to:
- Internet Protocol (IP) address of the device that has contacted the Website
- Type of browser used
- Type of operating system used
- Date and time of the visit
- Pages visited
- Referral sources
DRHD may also use the personal information collected for non-administrative uses, such as audits, evaluations, research, and planning. Personal information collected will not be used for decision making processes about an individual or to profile individual visitors.
DRHD carries out web analytics using services from third-party service providers, Google Inc. (“Google”) and website hosting services from GitHub Inc. (“GitHub”).
In carrying out these services, these third parties may have access to your personal information and these providers may be based in the United States of America (“USA”), which means that the personal information collected is transmitted outside of Canada and may be subject to USA laws. In addition, Google and GitHub operate servers in other countries on which the web analytics and visitor data may be processed. Consequently, the data may be subject to the governing legislation of the country where it is processed. The reason for them having access to your personal information is to permit them to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf.
For more information about the privacy policies of these service providers, please visit their individual websites by using the following links:
Storage of Information
Google stores personal information in the USA.
Links to Other Sites
Changes to This Privacy Notice
DRHD may update this Privacy Notice from time to time. We encourage you to review this page periodically for any changes.
If you have any questions about our privacy notice, do not hesitate to contact us.