Privacy Policy

Newsome Creek Watershed Action Group is located in Sorrento, British Columbia, Canada.

Our website address is:

Personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

We have a contact form on our website. We only use the email address you enter into the contact form to respond to your request. It is added to our email program on the server, and deleted when the corespondence has been completed.


If you have an account on our website and you log in, 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. This applies only to the site administrators and those who are added as writers.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to track general user data.

Social Media

Our social media links go to Twitter and Facebook. We don’t have accounts with either platform. Use of those sharing platforms is voluntary.

Who we share your data with

We don’t actively share data, but there is some passive data sharing via Google, Facebook, Twitter and Mailchimp.

We use Google Analytics to help us understand the traffic on our site. Google Privacy Policy and Information

We link to Facebook via social media sharing icons. Facebook Privacy Policy

We link to Twitter via social media sharing icons. Twitter Privacy Policy

This website is run on WordPress who state, “we don’t share data with anyone.” WordPress Privacy Policy

How long we retain your data

This is not a membership site so we don’t ask you to register.

For users who register on our website such as the administrators and the writers who are added with an account, we 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 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.


We use a contact form so we don’t get spammed. Contact Us