Who we are
We are a group of people in London Ontario who are organizing climate strikes and other events around the call for “Climate action NOW!”
Our website address is: http://londonclimatestrike.ca.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
The only required field is the email address, collected so we can email you when there is information or an event to share with you. All other fields are optional and intended only to help us connect with who you are, including on social media, and find out how you can contribute.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Server logs (a history of page requests) are provided to us by our web host for the purpose of analytics and troubleshooting. Information about each page request can including client IP address, request date/time, page requested, HTTP code, bytes served, user agent, and referrer. The only information collected that is close to being user-specific is the IP address. However, IP addresses can be shared and can change over time, so it is not personally identifying information.
Who we share your data with
We do not share collected data with any third parties beyond those involved in maintaining this site:
- Our web host can view server logs
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Our web host’s servers may be located in the U.S.A.
How we protect your data
We use security software and password protection to protect the site and your data.
How to contact us
See out contact page