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RWLT Privacy & Land-Usage Policies

Privacy Policy

We collect no personal information about you when you visit this website, unless otherwise stated or unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect and store certain information automatically. What we collect and store automatically is:
  • The Internet Protocol (IP) address of the domain from which you access the Internet (e.g., 123.456.789.012) whether yours individually or provided as a proxy by your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • The date and time you access our site.
  • The pages you peruse (recorded by the text and graphics files that compose that page).
  • And, the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site (via search engine, etc.).

We use the summary statistics to help us make our site more useful to visitors, such as assessing what information is of most and least interest to visitors, and for other purposes such as determining the site’s technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas. Except when required by law enforcement investigation, this information is used only as a source of anonymous statistical information.

Newsletter Subscription:

If you choose to provide RWLT with your contact information (first & last name, email, or mailing address) via our Newsletter Subscription, this information will solely be used for infrequent promotional and informational mail/emails. You can unsubscribe from our mailing list by clicking "unsubscribe" at the bottom of email communications or by contacting us. Your personal information will never be shared with outside parties. 

Comments Sent by E-Mail: 

You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in our contact form containing your comments or questions. We use this information to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. Except for authorized law-enforcement investigations, we do not share our e-mail with any other outside organizations.

Use of Rock Dunder


Please read the following carefully:

  • Rock Dunder is a unique and beautiful natural feature of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere. It is preserved in its natural state for your enjoyment by the Rideau Waterway Land Trust, a local, non-profit organization.
  • As such, the trails at Rock Dunder are wilderness trails, left in a largely untouched state. You will encounter varied terrain underfoot, including sections with protruding roots and rocks. Some sections are winding and include significant upward or downward slopes; others allow unrestricted access to unprotected cliff overlooks.
  • Specific weather conditions may increase the difficulty of hiking the trails and terrain.
  • These trails are made available for use strictly at your own risk. They are not recommended for young children or people with health or balance issues. Hiking boots and poles are recommended.
  • If you or any of your party have doubts about your ability to safely use these trails, you/they should not attempt the trails.

Please be aware, by checking "I agree" to these policies, you and your party are acknowledging that you have been informed of the conditions and challenges of the terrain at Rock Dunder and each of you is willingly assuming the risk for using them.

By checking "I agree" to this document, you are also relinquishing all legal rights to seek redress of any kind from the Rideau Waterway Land Trust for your presence on and use of the Rock Dunder lands, trails, and adjacent lands.

If you understand and agree to these terms, please check "I agree" and proceed to purchase your pass.

For the following agreements, the Rideau Waterway Land Trust, including its directors, employees, subcontractors, suppliers and volunteers will be referred to collectively as “THE TRUST”.


I, personally, and on behalf of all the members of my party, (collectively the “SUPPORTERS”) acknowledge having read and understood the preceding description of the conditions and challenges of hiking at Rock Dunder.

By checking "I agree" to these policies, SUPPORTERS confirm their understanding and agreement to voluntarily WAIVE ANY and ALL CURRENT OR FUTURE CLAIMS, howsoever arising, that they or their next of kin have or may have for their use of or presence on the Rock Dunder or any adjacent lands. This waiver includes but is not limited to negligence, breach of contract, breach of any statutory or other duty of care, including any duty owed under the Occupiers Liability Act and any failure of the TRUST to safeguard or protect SUPPORTERS from the risks, dangers and hazards of the Rock Dunder or adjacent lands.

SUPPORTERS further agree to voluntarily RELEASE THE TRUST from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury, including death, that they or their next of kin may suffer, howsoever arising, from their use of or presence on the Rock Dunder or adjacent lands.

SUPPORTERS acknowledge their use of Rock Dunder is strictly at their own risk and subject to the rules as determined by THE TRUST. Privileges associated with this pass may be revoked without refund for violation of those rules. All funds received from SUPPORTERS are for incidentals, including maintenance and upkeep of the Rock Dunder premises. SUPPORTERS are not guaranteed a parking spot.

Drone Policy

This policy regulates the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones on the properties of the

Rideau Waterway Land Trust (RWLT).

Drone flying is a popular hobby for many people and may also be used for commercial purposes.

However, drones can pose risks to visitors, disturb wildlife, and lead to negative experiences for other

visitors to RWLT’s protected lands. For these reasons, RWLT seeks to limit the use of drones.

Recreational drone use - Prohibited

The recreational operation of a UAV or drone from any RWLT property is prohibited.

Commercial drone use - Please Contact

Please contact RWLT at if you would like to use a drone from any RWLT properties for

a non-recreational purpose.

Geocaching Policy

To protect sensitive habitats for species at risk and endangered species that could be damaged by people searching off-trail, geocaching is not permitted on RWLT properties.

Rideau Waterway Land Trust, P.O. Box 42, Elgin, Ontario, K0G 1E0 Canada. Phone: +1 (343) 653 2500

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