What is personal information?

Personal information is information that can be explicitly used to identify you, contact you as an individual, as a member of the Schomberg Agricultural Society or as participant and/or vendor at the fair. This includes your real name, e-mail address, mailing address, website address and phone numbers.

Do we collect information?

Schomberg Agricultural Society collects personal information when you specifically and knowingly provide it to us.

How is personal information used?

Personal information enables the Schomberg Agricultural Society to notify you of the ongoing functions of the society. Personal information, in regard to members, such as your name, telephone numbers and e-mail address may be published in the Fairbook when needed to identify a contact person for a specific event. Personal information relating to participants and/or vendors is used to inform you of up coming events related to the Schomberg Agricultural Society.

When does the schomberg agricultural society share my personal information?

Schomberg Agricultural Society will NOT release your personal information, other than described above, with these exceptions:

•       When you give us permission to do so

•       When we believe in good faith that the law requires it

•       To protect the rights or property of the Schomberg Agricultural Society

When else might the schomberg agricultural society use my personal information?

In the event of a claim for insurance, we may request further information from you. Any personal information collected shall be kept confidential at all times except as already explained above. You may request a copy of the personal information we have in hand at any time.

What security measures are in place?

The  Schomberg Agricultural Society has reasonable security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse or interception by third parties. We will retain your information only for the time required and for the purposes we have explained to you. Schomberg Agricultural Society assumes no liability for interception, alteration or misuse of information transmitted to us over the internet, or misdirected by mail.

When else might the schomberg agricultural society use my personal information?

In the event of a claim for insurance, we may request further information from you. Any personal information collected shall be kept confidential at all times except as already explained above. You may request a copy of the personal information we have in hand at any time.

What security measures are in place?

The  Schomberg Agricultural Society has reasonable security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse or interception by third parties. We will retain your information only for the time required and for the purposes we have explained to you. Schomberg Agricultural Society assumes no liability for interception, alteration or misuse of information transmitted to us over the internet, or misdirected by mail.

The Schomberg Agricultural Society is a member of the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (O.A.A.S.) Promoting Ontario Fairs for over 100 years, Representing approx. 225 Fairs, 24,000 volunteers & over 4 ½ million visitors.

The Schomberg Agricultural Society is incorporated pursuant to the Agricultural and Horticultural Organizations Act (Ontario), and reports to the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. The Society is also a registered charity pursuant to the Charities Act (Canada).

LEGAL NOTICE

RE: PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES AND VIDEO

Please be advised that members of or agents on behalf of the Schomberg Agricultural Society (“S.A.S.”) will be taking photographs and video for advertising and commercial purposes during the Schomberg Agricultural Fair, the Schomberg Agricultural Annual Farm Tour, and other related Society activities. The S.A.S. reserves the exclusive right to photograph all participants, attendees, performers, exhibitors and volunteers (without exception). Your attendance at an SAS event constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print or electronic publicity solely by the SAS. To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian. If you object to your likeness being used in any form, please attend at the Fair Office prior to the close of the Fair or event held by the Society, and provide your full name, address and telephone number and allow us to photograph you in order to have your likeness excluded.