Privacy Policy

Who We Are

We are the Peterborough Chapter of the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG).  Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) was first established in Ontario in 1973. Today there are about a dozen PIRGs across Ontario and several across the country. In 1976 via a Trent University campus-wide referendum OPIRG Peterborough became an autonomous member of the Ontario PIRG’s movement.

Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It


OPIRG Peterborough respects your privacy and complies with all legislative requirements regarding its protection. We will never share your personal information with any outside parties.

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

When visitors use our site we track each visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to improve security and performance and help spam detection.

Release of Personal Information

OPIRG Peterborough will not disclose personal information except:

  • for the purpose for which it was obtained or compiled;
  • 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.


To increase speed and improve the visitor experience, when you visit our site 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, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

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, country 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.

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