Our Privacy Policy, Use of Cookies, and Terms of Use

Ontario's Sunset Country Travel Association (OSCTA) is dedicated to protecting the private information of our guests. Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with our Terms of Use. By browsing or contributing to our website you are agreeing to our policies.

Visitsunsetcountry.com does not collect any information about the browsing activity of its visitors that could be used to identify you personally. Our "Add to Bucket" feature, which allows you to save your favourites, requires no login or account creation and we do not store your selections on our server.

We comply wiith all CAN-SPAM and GPDR regulations pertaining to e-mail newsletters and make it easy for you to unsubscribe by clicking the link at the end of every e-mail we send. If you contact one of the members in our database to inquire about their services, we expect them to respect those regulations as well.

We store private data in two cases:

  1. If you order a guide we will ask for your mailing address. Other than to mail you your guide, we will never use this information to contact you again by mail, and will never contact you by e-mail unless you expliclity opt-in to our e-mail newsletter by checking the appropriate box when you order your guide.
  2. If you contact a member through our website, we store a copy of that message on our secure server. This data is used in no way other than for tracking the use of our system.

Please rest assured, that your personal information will never be shared, rented, sold or otherwise released to any third party

Use of Cookies and Tracking Tools

We use the following tracking tools to better understand how our visitors use our website. This data is anonymous. We use

E-mail Newsletter and Ordering A Guide

If during your visit to our site you only browse, read pages or download material, we do not collect any information that will identify you personally, or determine your e-mail address. We do not require personal information from our visitors unless you knowingly provide it.

In certain areas of the website you may be asked for an e-mail address. This information will only be used for the distribution of requested travel information, including but limited to, inquiries to travel counselors, e-newsletter subscriptions, and for contacting winners of sweepstakes and contests. OSCTA does not sell e-mail addresses.

If you decide to opt-in to receive an email and/or brochure from our accommodations members, you will recieve an email, mailed brochure, or possibly a phone call if you offer your phone number. Our members subscribe to our inquiry policy and will only reach out to you once. They will not put your name on their own email list. If you add members to your bucket list and request information, you are consenting to receive an email from that member.

If you decide to opt-in to our free Sunset Country e-newsletter, you will receive one to two e-newsletters a month. There are varying ways of signing up to our newsletter; you opted-in when ordering a travel guide, you gave us your email in the past and told us you wanted further information in the future, you signed up for a contest, or signed up to our e-newsletter on Facebook. Subscribing to our email newsletters requires positive confirmation from you by email. If you wish to no longer receive travel ideas and articles about Sunset Country, you can easily unsubscribe from the e-newsletters at the bottom of each newsletter or send an email to info@visitsunsetcountry.com asking to be removed from the list.

External Links

Being a Travel Association that wants to help you find vacation ideas, we add many external links on our website. Ontario's Sunset Country Travel Association is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Links to external websites do not imply any OSCTA endorsement of the opinions or ideas expressed on those websites, or guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Links to commercial sites are not an endorsement of any business' products or services.

Disclaimer of Accuracy

Most information on businesses and organizations on visitsunsetcountry.com is provided by those businesses and organizations. Information is not verified or by the OSCTA. Users of this information are encouraged to call our members to verify prices, amenities, features, dates and all other important details before traveling on your vacation. 

Copyright

All information on visitsunsetcountry.com is protected by copyright by the Ontario Sunset Country Travel Association. Individuals are granted permission to view or print information on this website for travel planning or personal use, and may distribute this information to friends, family members or personal acquaintances for travel planning or personal use. Other uses of this information, including republication of any maps, listings or blog articles are not allowed without permission from OSCTA.

Other Information You Give Us

By sending OSCTA photos or videos that are emailed and given to us by other means such as Facebook you are agreeing to let us use those said photos or videos for promotional purposes. Whenever possible, the OSCTA will give credit to you.

Contests or Sweepstakes

By entering any contests or sweepstakes run by OSCTA you will agree to the rules and regulations of each of those individual contests. In order to contact potential winners, you may be asked for your contact information and/or demographic information. It will not be used to send you promotional information unless you have indicated that you wish to receive such contact.

Who we are?

We are the Ontario's Sunset Country Travel Association, a non-profit tourism promotion organization based in Kenora, Ontario, Canada. We can be reached toll-free at 1-800-665-7567 or locally at 807-468-5853 or you can email your questions.