Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy, that includes our newsletter subscribers, website visitors, donors and those who fill out our questionnaires:

  • We will never sell or rent our mailing lists to third parties for e-mail marketing or any other purpose.
  • We may advertise in our email publications.
  • We respect the purpose for which our site visitors gave us information.
  • We send our newsletters only to those who request them and we offer information to these subscribers how to easily unsubscribe if requested.
  • We keep our subscription lists as clean as possible to prevent obsolete e-mails to take unnecessary bandwidth.

What other information do we collect?


The Whistler Institute uses cookies to store and track your preferences to provide you with a more personalized user experience. A cookie is a message that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Most Internet sites use cookies. You can set your browser preferences to reject all cookies but then you will not be able to participate in most customized services, and you may be required to repeatedly log in to participate in various services, promotions, or product offerings. Cookies make your experience easier by saving your preferences and passwords.

We also use cookies that contain no personal information at all. These cookies, help us estimate our audience size, determine which areas of the website is the most popular, and serve targeted advertising.

Some parts of the Whistler Institute site use cookies to collect information about visitors’ use of the Web site and to facilitate return visits. Information collected about user activity may be done in partnership using a 3rd party tracking tool. The information collected from cookies is tracked to enhance security and to improve the functionality of the Web site by avoiding duplicate data entry, facilitating navigation, and increasing the relevance of content. Cookies on the site may collect the following information: a unique identifier, user preferences and profile information used to personalize the content that is shown, and membership information to access the Whistler Institute’s services. Some cookies used by the Whistler Institute may remain on the user’s computer after they leave the Web site.

Most browsers can be configured to reject cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent. Keep in mind that if you refuse cookies, it is possible that some portions of the website may not function exactly as intended.

IP Address

The Whistler Institute may also collect IP addresses for the purposes of systems administration or to report information in aggregate form to our partners (e.g. how many visitors logged in to the website). An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer automatically when you use the Internet. When you visit a particular web page, our servers log your IP address. Your IP address is not linked to anything personally identifiable.

Questions or Comments?

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy for the Whistler Institute.