The Gleaner

Privacy Policy

The Gleaner



‘The Gleaner’ will never collect and distribute any personal information that you submit to our site.  For those who voluntarily submit personal information for subscription purposes, we assure you that this data will only be used for internal purposes and will not be sold or transferred to a third party.  For those who voluntarily submit personal information publicly, you do so at your own risk and we assume no responsibility for any harm or damages caused by you doing so.
Although you are not required to register to access The Gleaner, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Sites. Your use of our Sites signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our Sites. Your continued use of the Sites signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.
There may be links from our Sites to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Sites and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our Sites may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. The Gleaner does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.
We collect, use and/or disclose your Personal Information for the following purposes:
• contact you;
• provide the product, service or information you requested;
• communicate with you regarding the products and services you requested and to respond to your requests and inquiries;
• investigate, respond to and resolve complaints and service issues;
• detect and protect against error, fraud, theft and other illegal activity;
• better understand your needs and preferences;
• engage in business transactions;
• send requested notifications such as email newsletters
• inform you of special offers and promotions;
• for other purposes for which you otherwise give your consent.

The Gleaner and our third party Service Providers may gather non-personal information when you visit our websites, such as data about the frequency of your visits to our websites, the duration of your visits, the number of pages you view and the type of Internet browser and operating system you use. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that identifies the visitor’s browser, but not necessarily the visitor, to our computers each time our websites are visited. Website visitor information is collected on an anonymous basis, which means that no Personal Information is associated with such data, unless a visitor specifically provides us with such information.
In addition to the identified purposes described in this Privacy Policy, we may use information obtained from our websites and share it with other organizations with whom we have a business relationship to measure the use of our websites and to improve the functionality and content of our websites. The Gleaner and our third party Service Providers may also use cookies and invisible web beacons to deliver interest-based advertisements that are relevant and targeted to the visitors of our websites.
Protection of Children Online
The Gleaner considers the protection of children’s privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through our sites.
Choice / Opt Out
You can opt-out of receiving communications from The Gleaner at any time. To remove your information from our database and not receive future communications or to no longer receive our services send an email with your name, address, email address and telephone number to This email should describe specifically what you would like to no longer receive.
Accessing or Deleting Your Personal Information
If you have submitted personal information through The Gleaner website and you would like to access that information, please send an e-mail to We will use reasonable efforts to supply you with this information and to correct any factual inaccuracies that you identify. Upon your request, we also will remove your personal information from our databases.
If you would like to opt out of Google Analytics tracking, you may visit this link to learn more:
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. The Gleaner applies security safeguards making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.
Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this privacy statement you can contact us at

The Gleaner
PO Box 1
Ormstown, QC
J0S 1K0
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