Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Last updated: May 11, 2023

The Gibsons Marine Rescue Society  and  Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 14  (herein referred to as "RCMSAR14", "we", "us", "our") is committed to safeguarding the personal identifiable information that a visitor (herein referred to as "user", "you", "your") shares with us online.  Generally, you can browse our website at (herein referred to as the “Site”) without sharing any personal information.  However, should you wish to access to our proprietary and confidential resources (herein referred to as “Resources”) or wish to submit a form, you will be required to voluntarily submit personal information.  We may also collect information on how you use the Site, such as the Resources browsed, searched and downloaded; the frequency and duration of visits; and your source Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.

Please read the following statement to understand how we collect, use, maintain, and disclose your personal information.

When Personal Information is Required:
As stated above, this Privacy Policy covers the use of this Site when access to the Resources is requested.

What Information We Collect

How We Use Your Information
If you choose to provide RCMSAR14 with your personal information we may use this information to contact you.

We use the personal information collected during the use of the Site to personalize web content where applicable.

We may also use the information to contact you when we have major functional changes to the Site or when changes are made in accessing our secure content on the Site.

We may periodically send email for fundraising and/or administrative purposes.

We may disclose information about our users when we believe, in good faith, that the disclosure is required by law.

Sharing Your Information
In cases where we need to disclose web usage or crash reports to those outside of our organization, your personal information will remain anonymous.

We do not disclose, sell, exchange, nor trade your personal identifiable information to commercial mailing lists.

Maintaining Your Information
We take information security issues seriously.  Consequently, any personal identifiable information is stored and protected on servers with adequate security measures.

We will cease all communication and use of personal identifiable information upon your request.  Your privileges for access to the Resources on the Site may then be suspended.

Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data

The Service Providers We use may have access to Your Personal Data.  These third-party vendors collect, store, use, process and transfer information about Your activity on Our Service in accordance with their Privacy Policies.


We may use third-party Service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic.  Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service.  This data is shared with other Google services.  Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.  The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Links To Other Sites
This Site contains links to other websites.  Please be aware that RCMSAR14 is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.  We encourage our users, when they leave this Site, to be aware and to read the privacy policies of each website they visit that may collect personal identifiable information.

While we have provided external links to you we are not responsible for the accuracy or content on any external link you click when you leave our site.

Changes To This Statement
If there are changes or additions to the terms of this Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here prior to implementing the change; as such, RCMSAR14 encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy so you remain informed on how your information is being protected and used.

If there are material changes to this Privacy Policy, RCMSAR14 will notify the users of such changes using the personally identifiable information collected on the Site.

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