Your Privacy & Our Website Terms of Use

The Halton Equity and Diversity Roundtable (HEDR) is committed to protecting your privacy and your personal information.

Collection and Use of Information

You can access and browse our website without disclosing any personal data.

If you decide to provide us with personal information, such as to sign up for a workshop, this information will be kept confidential and used only for the purposes stated when you provide the information.

Our servers do automatically collect limited amounts of standard and anonymous information through the use of cookies for traffic monitoring and statistical purposes when individuals visit our website. The standard types of information collected may include:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address
  • Browser Type
  • Operating System
  • Date and times of visits
  • Referring web site addresses

This type of information is used for operational and performance trends, and for ways to improve our sites and quality of services. This information is not used to personally identify you.

Use of Cookies

When you interact with our website, a browser feature called a “cookie” may be used to collect certain types of information. A cookie is a small data file that websites write to your hard drive when you visit them.

A cookie file can contain information such as:

  • the user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited
  • your ID and password for a page on our site
  • the options you have selected on a page that can be customized

The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. This may disable some features on our site, but all content will remain available to you. You can check your browser’s “Help” files to learn more about cookies.


HEDR is the sole owner of the information collected through this website. We do not exchange, rent, sell, or otherwise disclose your personal information to any outside organization or person unless the disclosure is required by law.

Email Security Disclaimer

Please be advised that e-mail is not a secure way to communicate sensitive information. If you choose to send sensitive information via email you are accepting the risks of doing so. HEDR will not be liable for any security or privacy breaches resulting from emails sent to HEDR containing personal information.


If you have a question or concern about your privacy, please contact the HEDR coordinator at or 905-842-2486 x 227

Terms of Use

HEDR welcomes you to visit and use our website to find information and access services. Please read the following “Terms of Use” before using our website. This sets out the terms you agree to be bound by when visiting our site.

  • Disclaimer
    All Agendas, Minutes, Reports and Terms of Reference available on this website are for convenience only and are not certified true copies. As such, users should verify all information before acting on it. Further information and official copies of these documents may be obtained from the HEDR Coordinator at or 905-842-2486 x 227.
  • Copyright
    HEDR maintains the copyright for all original material at this site. If you use the information at this site, please credit HEDR, and provide a reference to our site,

    • Commercial Reproduction:
      Reproduction of multiple copies of materials on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited except with written permission from HEDR.
  • Notice
    Every effort has been made to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information available, and HEDR is committed to maintaining the content of this site. However, errors may occur, and information at this site may be, at times, dated. HEDR cannot be held liable either directly or indirectly for consequential damages arising from the use of information or services provided at this site. HEDR makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, as to the reliability or accuracy of this service. Further, HEDR has the right to discontinue, change or modify this site at any time without notice.
  • External Links
    This site contains links to other Internet sites. HEDR can make no representation concerning the content of any external site to you. The fact that HEDR’s site contains links to other Internet sites does not serve as an endorsement by HEDR of any products or services in these sites. Furthermore, no information in such site has been endorsed or approved by HEDR. HEDR is providing these links only as a convenience to you. This is to inform you that HEDR has not necessarily recently reviewed any of these sites and therefore cannot make any representations regarding the quality, safety or suitability of any information found there.
  • Google Translate™ Disclaimer
    Google Translate™ is a free online language translation service that converts web pages into different languages. Users of Google Translate™ do so at their own risk. HEDR is not responsible for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions that occur on translated pages nor any damages or losses that may result from reliance upon or use of Google Translate™. For more information, visit Google Translate™ Help.


*This policy was developed from the Halton Region ( and The Centre for Skills Development & Training (