City of Nanaimo Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Bang the Table Pty Ltd (Bang the Table) hosts this site on behalf of City of Nanaimo.
Bang the Table takes the privacy of the participants using this site very seriously. Click this link for the Privacy Policy governing their service. Note: This Privacy Policy applies to the Bang the Table's behaviour and treatment of your information and should be read in conjunction with the City of Nanaimo's Privacy Policy.

By using the Site, you consent to Bang the Table using information we collect about your use of the site, your interests and behaviour. City of Nanaimo staff’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is regulated by the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada), and in the British Columbia, it is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and all other applicable privacy laws.

You can find more information about your privacy rights at the web site of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), Federally at: or Provincially at:

The City of Nanaimo takes its privacy obligations seriously. After reading the information provided on this page, if you have any questions pertaining to the protection of your privacy, please feel free to contact Legislative Services Department at 250-755-4405 or at

What information do we collect?

Basic Identifying Information

We collect information from you when you register to use this site. This information may vary depending on the specific needs of City of Nanaimo, however, at a minimum is includes your:
  • Screen Name
  • Email Address
  • Postal Code

Demographic Information

Additional demographic information such as your age, sex, and interests may also be collected at this time. You can click the [Register to Get Involved Nanaimo] link to provide this information.

User-Generated Information

We collect information that you put on the site after you have signed up including but not limited to:
  • Comments in forums
  • Votes on other comments in forums
  • Responses to surveys and quick polls

User-Behaviour Information

We collect information about your behaviour on the site including but not limited to:
  • Documents downloaded from the library
  • Videos viewed
  • Pages viewed

Why do we collect this information?

To Collect and Collate your Feedback to Inform Better Policy and Keep you Updated/Informed  

The principle reason for collecting this information is to:
  • analyse and interpret it to help meet our objectives and obligations;
  • communicate information to you about engagement opportunities, events and other initiatives; and
  • respond to enquiries and otherwise engage with stakeholders.
Note that you can browse the site completely anonymously without signing up.

To Send you Periodic Emails

The email address you provide for registering on the site may be used by either Bang the Table or City of Nanaimo to send you information and updates pertaining to the issues discussed on this site or any other site that we feel may be of interest to you.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include a simple unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email.

To Protect the Integrity of the Discussion

By monitoring the information you provide we are able to protect the integrity of the discussion from individuals and groups who may attempt to unduly influence the outcomes of the consultation process.

To Improve the Website & Software 

The principle use of this information by Bang the Table is to help us to improve this website and the software that underpins it. We are continually striving to improve the experience of our participants based on your feedback.

Third Party Links

Occasionally City of Nanaimo may include links to third party sites. These third parties have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.


While no online service is completely secure, we work very hard to protect information about you against unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction, and take all reasonable measures to do so.

Contact Bang the Table about their Privacy Policy

For further information about Bang the Table’s privacy policy and related information practices, or to access or correct your personal information, or make a complaint, please contact them at