Collection of personal information
Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.
We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, Find Saskatchewan Writers and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to register for events, obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.
How we use information gathered about online visitors
Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Site may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Site and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our services and to assist us to tailor the content of our Site to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Site; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.
Promotional and informational offers
With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by SWG provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. SWG uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors' information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.
Disclosure of information
SWG uses Google analytics to collect and analyze data pertaining to a visitor experience on our website. Such data includes the visitor’s IP address and other data such as the following:
- Visitor’s browser type;
- Web pages visited;
- Time and date;
- Time spent on a Web page or pages; and
- Return visits within a period of time.
In order to effectively carry out Web analytics, the IP address must be collected and used.
Most Web analytics use digital markers such as cookies that are set on the user’s browser to track, for example, the number of visits and the number of unique visitors to a site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Site may not function properly if you do so.
Protection of children online
SWG considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our Site or help-seeking information lines.
Additional terms for certain websites
The following additional information applies to our Site that require registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our Site, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested. However, some of our Site is restricted to certain individuals such as members and we may require these individuals to register upon entry by providing us with certain information.
Protection of information
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. SWG applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.
Storage of Information:
A poem or any literary work posted anywhere on this website counts as publication, whether it's posted in a public forum or blog, or even a private, password-protected location. In such cases, poems or any literary work posted on this website would be considered "previously published."