LOCS Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Literacy Ontario Central South (LOCS) is based in Peterborough, Ontario and supports and promotes the work of adult literacy agencies located in City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough and Hastings Counties. LOCS also works closely with Employment Services and other community partners to identify needs and gaps in order to develop solutions that support learners.

Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It


At LOCS we respect your privacy and comply with all legislative requirements regarding your privacy protection. We will never share your personal information with any outside parties without your formal permission.

Your personal information will be used only for the express purpose for which it was granted. If at any point you wish your personal information to be removed from our records, please contact us.

When visitors use our website, we track each visitor’s IP address and browser signature to enhance security and performance and identify and block spam.

Release of Personal Information

LOCS will will not disclose your personal information except:

  • for the purpose for which it was formally obtained;
  • where the person to whom the information relates has identified that information in particular and has consented to its disclosure;
  • for the purpose of complying with an Act of the Legislature, an Act of Parliament or a Court Order;
  • in compassionate circumstances, to facilitate contact with the next of kin or a friend of an individual who is injured, ill or deceased.


To increase speed and improve and customize your web browsing experience, when you visit our website we will set a temporary cookie if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images or maps). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

It is possible that these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We collect generic visitor data such as length of stay, IP address location and referral source in order to improve online search and to enhance security. Analytics data is for our internal use only and will not be shared publicly.

If you have questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact LOCS for more information.

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