Privacy Information

The purpose of this policy is to inform you about the types of information gathered by Stafford Edwards (the Author) when you visit, or interact with the Author’s websites and how that information may be used. Please familiarize yourself with the separate privacy policies of FaceBook, Instagram and Twitter; platforms also used by the Author.

Email and Electronic Forms
If you send an email message or fill out an electronic form, with a question or comment that contains personal and/or identifiable information, it will only be used to respond to your request, enable any registration requirements, or forward information related to the Author’s current or pending published works.

Information Collected for Statistical Purposes
Visits to the Author’s websites, including subscriptions to electronic newsletters, may automatically generate information such as the date, type of browser used, and technical Internet protocol data. This information is collected about each user session from user logs, and formatted for statistical purposes. No personal information is captured or retrieved from this type of information collection.

Control of Personal Information
At any time, while accessing any of the Author’s websites, any user while online, may decline participation in any activity that asks for information (e.g. surveys, email, or electronic services). Your choice not to participate will in no way affect your ability to use any other features on the Author’s websites. Accessibility may be restricted by 3rd party Social Media platforms used by the Author. Please consult the respective platforms for confirmation and clarification. When registering for electronic email lists or newsletters, you will be provided with opt-out procedures allowing for the removal from, or cancellation of said registration.

Use of Cookies
Persistent cookies are not used to collect permanent information. Use of persistent cookies (which would reside on the user’s computer) may be used to increase ease of use. Such a cookie might contain the user’s ID number, thereby relieving the user of having to always enter the number. Under this circumstance a persistent cookie will be used when you give your permission.

Disclosure To Third Parties
Any information received through the use of the Author’s websites, is subject to the same provisions as information provided on paper. Otherwise, there is no sharing of personal identifying information with any third party without your permission. Information is disclosed only in aggregate form for statistical analyses of user demographics. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information and will not be released to any outside parties, unless legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.

Disclosure Exception To Third Parties Other Than Legal Would Include The Following:
Access to the servers of the Author’s websites (currently hosted on Vultr.com). If you believe any personally identifiable information is being used for a purpose other than outlined in this privacy statement, you may contact the Author via this URL: http://contrails.ca/contact

PIPEDA - Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act – Canada
At all times the Author will endeavour to adhere to the proper management of personal information related to user privacy and is set up to be consistent as such with Canadian Provincial and Federal requirements.