Who we are

Our website address is: https://bellscornersbia.ca

The Bells Corners BIA recognizes and respects that the security of your personal information is an important part of your experience on our website. This Privacy Policy outlines the information which the Bells Corners BIA will collect from you on the Bells Corners BIA website and how the Bells Corners BIA will use that information.

The following privacy policy has been developed to comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”). By visiting the Bells Corners BIA Website you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this posting. Please check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean you accept those changes.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 28, 2023.


The Bells Corners BIA will collect, use and disclose personal information for the following purposes:

  • To advertise and market the Bells Corners area
  • To personalize our website
  • To conduct industry research and studies
  • To validate marketing strategies
  • To validate eligibility to enter one of the Bells Corners BIA contests
  • To contact winners of contests
  • To e-mail newsletters
  • To respond to inquiries made through the contact form
  • To announce upcoming events and to send invitations

The majority of the time the Bells Corners BIA collects personal information directly from the individual about whom the information relates, such as by signing up for the newsletter. The Bells Corners BIA further commits to contacting you directly to confirm with you that you wish to receive communications from us.


The Bells Corners BIA website uses “cookies”, a technology that installs information on a website user’s computer to permit the Website to recognize future visits by that computer. 

Cookies enhance the convenience and use of the Website. They help us understand our visitors’ interests so we may develop more of the type of content users are most interested in. 

Cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. They cannot view or retrieve data from other cookies, nor can they capture files and data stored on your computer. You may reset your computer’s browser to accept or block cookies or allow your computer’s browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept cookies from the Bells Corners BIA or its partners or members, your experience at our site and other websites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.


Embedded content from other websites

Sections 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.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Safeguards to protect your personal information

The Bells Corners BIA will protect your personal information against loss or theft, as well as from unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Ottawa Tourism will protect your personal information regardless of the format in which it is held.

Bells Corners BIA will use appropriate security safeguards to provide necessary protection such as:

  • Physical measures (locked filing cabinets, restricting access to offices, alarm systems);
  • Technological tools (passwords, encryption, firewalls);
  • Organizational controls (security clearances, limiting access on a “need-to-know” basis, staff training, and confidentiality agreements);
  • Policy measures (IT policy, security policy).

The Bells Corners BIA will consider the following factors in selecting appropriate safeguards:

  • The sensitivity of the information;
  • The amount of information;
  • The extent of distribution;
  • The format of the information (electronic, paper, etc.); and
  • The type of storage.

Consent to this Agreement

By using the Bells Corners BIA website and, in particular, by subscribing to our newsletter or participating in our online contests and surveys, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described above and for the purposes noted above. If an alternative purpose for your information is identified other than what is set out in this privacy policy or on our website where the information is collected, we will contact you to obtain your consent for the new purpose.

Any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or information handling practices may be submitted to info@bellscornersbia.ca

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Become a Vendor

To get started as a vendor, please complete this short form. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

The fee is $25 per Sunday, payable to Bells Corners BIA.

Be prepared to bring everything you need for your display. We set up at 10:30am and run until teardown at 4:00pm.

Keep it family friendly! Displays intended for a 19+ audience won’t be allowed.