Our Commitment

The Kawarthas Northumberland Tourism Organization (RTO8) is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. This Privacy Statement explains the current information management practices on our websites. We are committed to protecting your privacy whether you are browsing for information or conducting business with the government through electronic channels. The handling of all personal information by the RTO8 is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. When you visit our website, we will not collect your personal information unless you choose to use and receive online products and services that require it.


The RTO8 website may use cookies, tracking pixels and related technologies. Cookies are small data files served by our platform containing pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our site uses cookies dropped by us or third parties for a variety of purposes including to operate and personalize the website. Also, cookies may be used to track how you use the site to target ads to you on other websites. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can set your browser to block them. Our cookies can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies are generally used to make it more convenient for users to navigate the website.

Web Analytics

In order to serve you better, RTO8 uses web analytics services including Google Analytics to help analyze the use of the website. These tools use cookies to collect and generate information about your visits to the site that is transmitted to their servers in an anonymous form for processing. RTO8 studies patterns of website activity to improve the experience of visitors to the site. The use of these tools does not allow us or our analytics service providers to identify individuals.

You can opt-out of analytics activity by setting your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent and block analytics cookies if desired. Please consult your browser’s Help Menu for instructions. Visiting the RTO8’s websites with analytics cookies disabled will have no significant impact on your browsing experience.

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Important Notices

Some pages on our websites link to other sites created and maintained by other public and/or private sector organizations. These links are provided solely for your information and convenience. When you link to an outside website, you are leaving RTO8 websites, and the RTO8’s information management policies no longer apply.