Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy And Commitment To Protecting Your Privacy

Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services are  committed to protecting and keeping our clients Personal Information. Our Privacy Policy sets out principles on the collection, retention, use and disclosure of Personal Information. All employees are required to comply with the Privacy Policy in the execution of their daily activities.

At Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services, we identify to our customers the purpose of collecting their Personal Information at or prior to its actual collection. Our customers in turn must consent to its collection implicitly or expressly in order for us to use it for those purposes. We are committed to ensure that the Personal Information collected on our customers is only used for the purpose for which it was originally intended.

Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services shall collect, retain, use and disclose your Personal Information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. If we require your Personal Information for any other purpose other than as identified in our Privacy Policy, Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services will seek your consent prior to using it.

We issue a short term accommodation agreement with the understanding that, in addition to providing your consent, you have obtained the consent from all persons named in your short term accommodation agreement for the collection, retention, use and disclosure of their Personal Information, for the purposes we have identified.

Personal Data:  There are a number of ways we collect personal information.  You offer us your personal information when you:

  1. Make a general inquiry via email
  2. Complete the on-line/ PDF application form 
  3. Receive our cottage resource documents online.

By using these services, you automatically consent to the collection and use of your personal information by Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services.  You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us.

IP Addresses:  When you visit our website, we collect some basic statistical information that does not identify you as an individual user.  We use the information we collect to improve the quality of our web site.  None of this information is disclosed to third parties.


Use of Personal Data:  Personal information gathered from our site (such as name, email, phone numbers, etc) will only be used for the purpose intended.  Your information is never shared with or sold to third parties unless you have given us consent to do so.


Protecting Your Information:  Our office computer system and web server uses a combination of software and hardware designed to protect against unauthorized entry and loss, theft, or misuse of personal information.  Although we make every effort to protect personal information by using passwords on our network, no computer system is immune from hackers and others who might misuse information.  We are, therefore, not responsible for any breach of security that is beyond our reasonable control.


Modifications to Our Policy: By using our website, you consent to our collection and use of your information as described in this policy. Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services reserves the right to update or modify this privacy policy at any time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. So that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it, we recommend that you review this page regularly.

Disclosure by Law: Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services may disclose your personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or belief that such action is necessary to
1) conform to the requirements of the law or comply with governmental orders, court orders, or legal process served on Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services;
2) protect and defend the property or rights of Bruce Peninsula Cottage Services.


What are we all about?

We have owned and operated the website "Your Guide to the Bruce Peninsula" for over 15 years, where we offer advertising for businesses on the Bruce Peninsula. We also own and operate NewMedia Designs - a web design and hosting company - where we have clients worldwide. Some of our clients include The Blue Heron Company, Divers Den & Summer House Park.
We have advertised and managed cottage rentals in the area for over 15 years. As a team, we offer cleaning & maintenance services to our clients. We also offer house / cottage painting services - where we have over 35 years experience with interior & exterior painting.