Privacy Policy

YOW Golf is committed to protecting the personal information of all participants. This section explains the circumstances of how we use the collection of Personal Information and where we may disclose personal information to other organizations.

Collection of Personal Information

  • Why Do We Collect Personal Information?
    YOW Gold requires personal information about participants for the purposes of operating YOW Golf and its web site more efficiently.
  • How Do We Collect The Information?
    YOW Golf may collect information about participants through its partnerships with other Ottawa Area Golf Clubs. Other means of collection are found on this website. Personal information collected is on a volunteer basis.
  • What Sort Of Personal Information Do We Collect?
    YOW Golf collects a limited amount of personal information about its participants including but not limited to name, address, contact details, date of birth, gender, emergency contact 

How We Use Your Personal Information

Billing Purposes
YOW Golf provides on demand payment. Billing is based on your program selected and your personal information is used to bill you for services rendered. Financial information such as a person’s payment methods and preferences, billing and banking information (credit card number and expiry date or chequing account transfer numbers, whichever payment type the individual prefers in order to process their payment) All information, including credit card information is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer encryption to help ensure the safety and security of online transactions.YOW Golf does not retain credit card information after the completion of an online transaction.

Product Offers
YOW Golf may use personal information to offer the participants an exclusive range of other products and services that we believe they may be interested in. Where YOW Golf sends golfers offers relating to the products and services of other organizations, it is YOW Golf that mails this information. It should be noted that no commercial party has direct access to the database for their own use. Please keep in mind that if you take advantage of an offer from one of our business partners and become their customer, they may independently wish to send offers to you. In this case, you would need to inform them separately if you do not wish to receive further offers from them.


Security of Personal Information

Personal information provided by the Golf Club or partner to YOW Golf is stored in a central database maintained by the YOW Golf and third parties authorized to do so. The database may only be accessed by authorized parties and only under secure conditions. To ensure confidentiality, authorized personnel require logon codes and passwords. As an additional measure, all authorized parties with access to the database are further bound by contract to keep personal information confidential.

Declining Product Offers (“Opt-Out”)
From time to time YOW Golf may use personal information to mail participant official YOW Golf correspondence related to the our operation and promotions, such as special products and offers. YOW Golf provides all participants with the choice as to whether they receive information about special products and offers. Participants not wishing to receive such material may “unsubscribe” by advising YOW Golf in writing accordingly.


Other Disclosure of Information

YOW Golf may, as permitted by the Privacy Act, disclose personal information in order to comply with any applicable law or legally binding order of the court, government, semi-government authority or administrative or judicial body.
Other personal information used for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances


How Long Do We Keep Information

YOW Golf keeps personal information for as long as it is necessary to provide the participant with the products and services relating to them or future programs and promotions. YOW Golf will retain information for a reasonable period should a participant cease please contact
When an individual visits the YOW Golf website, our organization also collects data to better understand how our website is used, to make sure our information and dynamic content are served correctly, and to improve the performance of our site for our users, particularly the way search pages are delivered.

Like many other websites, YOW Golf uses cookies to better understand how our website is used, to make sure our information and dynamic content are served correctly, and to improve the performance of our site for our users, particularly the way search pages are delivered. YOW Golf does not use cookies to retain personal information about our users, and we do not sell information about our traffic patterns. Aggregated site usage data may be provided to our sponsors and underwriters.

Disclosure of Another Individual Personal Information

Another Individual – information we request, or that an individual provides, about an individual other than themselves (e.g., emergency contact). If the individual provides us with information about another individual, they must have the authority to provide this information and to allow us to collect, use and/or disclose such information in accordance with this privacy policy. If you have any questions or concerns about your personal information which YOW Golf maintains, please send the details of your query or concern by email or phone.


YOW Golf takes reasonable effort to keep personal information accurate, complete and as up to date as is necessary for the purposes that is being used. Individuals are permitted to check on the accuracy of their personal information and may make, or request, modifications or corrections, if necessary. YOW Golf depends on individuals and third parties to help it in maintaining the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of the information collected. At any time, a YOW Golf participant can email their address updates, corrections or requests to opt out of email communications by sending an email to 

General privacy practices

For website users under 18, they must obtain their parent’s or guardian’s permission before sending any personal information (such as full name, address, email, address, etc.) to YOW Golf or anyone else over the internet. YOW Golf encourages parents to get involved with their children’s online usage and to be aware of the activities in which their children are participating.

External links
There are links on the YOW Golf Website that take you to other websites outside of our service. Any links provided to third party websites outside of are provided solely for convenience. The operation and content of such third party websites is beyond YOW Golf control, and YOW Golf does not endorse in any manner whatsoever or accept any responsibility for the content or other material that may be contained on such websites, the use of such websites, or any products or services advertised on or sold through any such websites. YOW Golf is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information, so it is important to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies before providing them with your personal information. YOW Golf will not be liable under any circumstances for any damages whatsoever, direct or indirect, resulting from any use of any third party website linked to this website.

Updating of the Privacy Policy
YOW Golf will do our best to review its privacy practices regularly for its various activities, and update its Privacy Policy as required. Please contact us for the most up-to-date Privacy Policy.

More Information
If you have any questions regarding YOW Golf’s use of your personal information, about anything contained in this policy, or if you wish to request access to the information we currently have on file about you, please contact:

YOW Golf

Tel: (613) 875 – 6510