Doug respects the privacy and personal information of its online visitors and recognizes that many website visitors are concerned about the information they provide. Doug does not collect personally identifiable information from individuals through the website unless this information is provided voluntarily and knowingly; Doug does not require this information for visitors to obtain access. However, in order to take advantage of some of the features, content and services online though Doug’s website, individuals may have to provide personal information, including demographic, geographic and contact details.
On all of the forms collecting contact information, you will be asked if you would like to receive updates from the Doug. Doug will not use the information internally for other purposes and will not share it with anyone other than people working for Doug. We will not use your email address for any purpose other than responding to the message you have sent, unless we have your permission.
We may use "cookie" technology to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors. Cookies are information files that your web browser places on your computer when you visit a website. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to accept them or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Douglas Coupland does not extract personal information in this process nor do we provide this information to third parties. Cookies allow us to customize your user interface to speed up the navigation process and to make the website experience more efficient. If your browser is configured to reject cookies, you may not be able to use some of the features of this website.
We have taken steps to make all information received from our online visitors as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use. Personal information provided by visitors is kept in the our secure database. However, please keep in mind that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure and any information disclosed online can potentially be collected and used by parties other than the intended recipient.