Privacy Policy

Data Collection for Statistics: We use data-tracking software and devices (which may include “cookies”) to gather technical information to aide us in understanding user behaviour. Such information includes:

  1. The name of the domain from which you access the Internet
  2. The website from which you linked directly to our website, if you have used another website to reach our site.
  3. The operating system and web browser you use to view pages
  4. The date and time you access our web site
  5. The Internet service provider

We use this information to administer, improve and optimize our website and to provide users with a more relevant and customized experience.

Email Newsletter: Additionally, we collect and use information provided by users to provide convenient access to our products and services, keep users up to date on our products and services, special offers and events that may be of interest, and for other purposes described at the point of collection. For example, we collect, store and use your name, address, e-mail address and the topics of interest to you via our e-mail newsletter request form. This information allows us to provide customized information of interest to you regarding a variety of topics in an email newsletter, but is not provided to any third party except as may be required by law.

Consent: By visiting the West Coast N.E.S.T. website, you expressly consent to the collection and use by the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust of personally identifiable information according to the Internet Privacy Statement above.

Opt-out: If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please follow the instructions at the bottom of our email to be removed from future mailings. You can also send us an email using the “Contact Us” link at the bottom of all webpages on Please provide us with your exact name, mailing address and e-mail address, if applicable.

Google: uses a variety of Google Applications to provide users with relevant information and to improve their online experience. Google collects users’ IP addresses; however you are able to decline providing personal information and/or disallow “cookies” in your browser. Please see Google’s Privacy Centre for more information.

The West Coast Nest Privacy Policy Statement may be updated periodically