Allan Brooks Nature Centre Privacy Policy

At Allan Brooks Nature Centre, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors, employees, members, sponsors, donors, program participants, volunteers and committing to the protection of their privacy. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Allan Brooks Nature Centre and how we use it – whether conducted face-to-face, online, by telephone or by mail – are governed by ethical and sound privacy practices.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.


Log Files

Allan Brooks Nature Centre follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.


Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, Allan Brooks Nature Centre uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

For more general information on cookies, please read the “What Are Cookies” article on Cookie Consent website.


Privacy Policies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Allan Brooks Nature Centre, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Allan Brooks Nature Centre has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

The Nature Centre uses a third-party, CanadaHelps, for its online donations. Their privacy policy can be found here:…


Third Party Privacy Policies

Allan Brooks Nature Centre’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?


Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Allan Brooks Nature Centre does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Allan Brooks Nature Centre may collect additional information about children enrolled in programs – and their families – to ensure their safety and welfare, and to communicate with the parent/guardian. This information may include but is not limited to:

  • Names, addresses, telephone numbers for necessary contact and communication, for transportation, and in case of emergency
  • Health Information about children enrolled in our programs and including special needs, allergy information and health concerns.
  • Photo Images of those who participate in our programs and have signed a photo release, which may only be used for Allan Brooks Nature Centre purposes, e.g. for our printed materials, website, and ads.


Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys; we may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes.


Online Privacy Policy Only

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Allan Brooks Nature Centre. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.



By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.