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      It is important to remember that visitors to The Lobby Monitor understand what information we gather about them, how we use it, and how we work to protect it.  By using our websites, and/or signing up for services such as a subscription or a newsletter, you consent to information practices outlined in our Privacy Policy.


      Information Collection

      We track how our visitors use this site so that we can see what people like and don’t like. We also analyze and aggregate information about use patterns and share the aggregated data with our advertisers (for example, we keep track of how many users see and click on particular advertisements). Where you have an opportunity to supply information about yourself you may choose not to provide the requested information but in such cases, you may not be able to use certain functions on the website.

      We will not release your name, email address or any other personal information to anyone outside The Lobby Monitor without your consent, unless we are under a legal order to do so. We will not provide our advertisers or anyone else outside The Lobby Monitor with any information specific to you unless we have your consent.

      If you chose to provide your personally identifiable information for the purposes of a third-party contest, survey or newsletter, your consent shall be deemed to be given for the release of your personally identifiable information with regard to that third party only, in addition to The Lobby Monitor. Only authorized  Wire Report employees or consultants are allowed access to personal information about you. Any employee or consultant who violates our privacy and security policies is subject to disciplinary action.

      We occasionally have service contractors, third party agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint ventures that perform functions on our behalf, including but not limited to credit card processing and website hosting. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the data. They are restricted from using or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to The Lobby Monitor. In addition, we may always share, disclose, and transfer all information, postings, and any and all other personal and non-personal information we have collected to a successor-entity in the case of the sale of the assets of The Lobby Monitor, corporate reorganization, merger, change in control, or other similar transaction.

      Remember that any information you share in public areas, such as comments, becomes public and therefore this Privacy Policy does not apply to any information you choose to make public. We encourage visitors to The Lobby Monitor to be cautious about what they disclose and that they do not post any personal information that they expect to keep private.


      Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Information

      Anonymous Information is any information other than Personally Identifiable Information, including aggregate information derived from Personally Identifiable Information.

      The Lobby Monitor may use this information:

      To improve The Lobby Monitor websites and service, to monitor traffic and general usage patterns, and for other general business purposes.

      To inform publishers as to what content is appealing to readers, to inform advertisers of the usage habits or characteristics of the interested audience, and to advise potential advertisers so that they may better understand The Lobby Monitor user base.



      A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site’s servers and stored on your computer. Each web site can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) most browsers only permit a web site to access the cookies that the same web site has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

      The Lobby Monitor may use cookies to identify you as a repeat visitor or customer of the website, to maintain session information for logged in users, and to track usage trends and patterns in order to better understand and improve areas of our website.

      The Lobby Monitor has no control over whether and how our advertisers use cookies that originate from their website. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but you may not be able to take full advantage of our site’s features.

      We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf.  These companies may employ cookies and action tags to measure advertising effectiveness. All computers and servers on the internet use IP addresses to recognize and communicate with each other. We collect IP addresses to administer and analyze our site and report aggregate, non-personal information (such as how many visitors we have). When you call up our site on your computer, our servers enter the IP address of that computer into a log. To maintain our users’ anonymity, we do not associate IP addresses with records containing personal information.

      We do not and cannot use cookies or IP address tracking to retrieve personal information from your computer.



      TheWire Report employs a number of security methods designed to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information. Your personal data will be stored within a database that is located behind a firewall for added security.

      No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be secure.  As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. We are not liable for the illegal acts of any third party.

      We do not encrypt normal web sessions, however any transmission to The Lobby Monitor websites or service of credit card information uses SSL encryption to help protect the data.


      Links to Other Sites

      The Lobby Monitor provides links and pointers to Web sites maintained by other organizations. The Lobby Monitor provides these links as a convenience to users, but it does not operate or control such sites. The Lobby Monitor also disclaims any responsibility for the information on those sites and any products or services offered there, and cannot vouch for the privacy policies of such sites. The Lobby Monitor does not make any warranties or representations that any linked sites, or this site, will function without error or interruption, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites and their servers are free of viruses and other problems that can harm your computer.


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      The Lobby Monitor is not directed to children (persons under the age of 13), and we do not knowingly collect, either online or offline, Personally Identifiable Information from children. If you believe that we have received information from a person under 13,  please contact us by email at or in writing at: 246 Queen Street Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1P 5E4 and we will take appropriate action.


      Changes to this Privacy Policy

      The Lobby Monitor may change its privacy policy from time to time.  If we make any changes regarding the disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to third parties, we will post notice of the new policy on our website.


      Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

      Although we take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, or other destructive materials and programs to our site, we do not guarantee or warrant that our site or materials that may be downloaded from our site are free from such destructive features. We are not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such features. We are not liable for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in our site, nor for any claim, loss or injury that results from your use of this site or your breach of any provision of this agreement.



      If you would like more information regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact or by Mail


      Privacy Officer and Publisher

      The Lobby Monitor

      246 Queen Street

      Ottawa, ON

      Canada, K1P 5E4


      About The Lobby Monitor

      The Lobby Monitor is owned by Hill Times publishing. It is a subscriber news service which covers the regulatory, legislative and business aspects of the government relations industry in Canada. The Lobby Monitor receives funding through the Canadian Heritage digital media grant.



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