Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the Sydenham Community Curling Club located at 7379 N River Line, Wallaceburg Ontario, N0P 2M0 Canada.

You can reach us by telephone at +1 (519) 627-3623 or by email at

Our website address is:

Compliance with Privacy Laws

Our privacy policy is in accordance with applicable privacy laws, including the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).


When individuals leave comments on our website, we gather the information they provide in the comments form, along with their IP address and browser user agent string. This data is utilized to aid in the detection and prevention of spam.

A hashed and anonymized string derived from your email address may be shared with the Gravatar service to determine if you are using it. You can find the privacy policy of the Gravatar service at this link: Gravatar Service Privacy Policy. Once your comment receives approval, your profile picture becomes publicly visible within the context of your comment.


When uploading images to the website, please be cautious to exclude images that contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Keep in mind that visitors to the website have the ability to download and extract location data from images hosted on the site.


When leaving a comment on our website, you have the option to voluntarily save your name, email address, and website information as cookies. These cookies are designed for your convenience, eliminating the need to re-enter your details when leaving subsequent comments. These cookies will remain active for a duration of one year.

Upon visiting our login page, a temporary cookie will be set to ascertain your browser’s acceptance of cookies. This cookie contains no personal information and is discarded once you close your browser.

Upon logging in, we will establish several cookies to retain your login credentials and your screen display preferences. Login cookies remain effective for two days, while screen options cookies persist for one year. Opting for the “Remember Me” feature will extend your login persistence to two weeks. Logging out of your account will result in the removal of the login cookies.

Should you make edits or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie carries no personal data and merely indicates the post ID of the recently edited article. It will expire after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

The articles featured on this website might incorporate embedded content, such as videos, images, or articles. Embedded content sourced from external websites functions in the same manner as if you were visiting those external websites directly.

These external websites may gather information about you, employ cookies, integrate additional third-party tracking mechanisms, and oversee your engagement with the embedded content. This includes monitoring your interactions with the embedded content in cases where you possess an account and are logged in to the respective external website.

Who we share your data with

In the event that you initiate a password reset, please be aware that your IP address will be included within the reset email for verification purposes.

How long we retain your data

When you leave a comment, both the comment itself and its associated metadata will be retained indefinitely. This practice enables us to identify and automatically approve any subsequent follow-up comments, eliminating the need for them to undergo moderation.

For users who choose to register on our website (if applicable), their personal information provided in their user profile will also be stored. All users have the ability to view, modify, or delete their personal information at their discretion, with the exception of the username, which cannot be altered. Website administrators possess the capability to view and modify this information as well.

What rights you have over your data

If you maintain an account on this website or have submitted comments, you are entitled to request an exported file containing the personal data we have on record for you. This export encompasses any information you have supplied to us. Additionally, you have the option to request the deletion of any personal data we have in our possession. It’s important to note that this deletion excludes any data that we are required to retain for administrative, legal, or security reasons.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments are subject to evaluation through an automated spam detection service.