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Avalanche Events has partnered with Blue Mountain Resort, The Blue Mountain Village Association, and The Toronto Gay Ski & Snowboard Club (TGSC), to produce Avalanche - Ontario Gay Ski Weekend (OGSW)

Avalanche Events has negotiated exclusive rates and packages for participants.  However Avalanche Events does not "Sell" anything with regard to the trip, travel, or packages.

Avalanche Events, nor its parent company VLS Productions Inc are NOT travel agencies, and as such cannot sell nor resell any travel related product.

All information on this site regarding Blue Mountain and associated properties, and other third party service and activity providers is purly for informational or illustrative purposes to assist in your own planning of participation in the festival.

While every attempt is made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, all products and services are provided/sold by thrid parties over which Avlanche Events has no control.  As such Avalanche Events cannot be held responsible in any way for and of the information provided, or for any service or product purchased.

Privacy Policy

At Avalanche Events, we respect the privacy of our Web site visitors. We protect and control the collection, use and disclosure of personal information of individuals that visit this Web site, in accordance with applicable Canadian privacy laws.

This Web Site Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) summarizes our personal information management practices for this Web site and acts as our Privacy Policy. By visiting this Web site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Statement. Avalanche Events reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Privacy Statement on this Web site.

You agree to review this Privacy Statement periodically to be aware of such modifications, and your continued use of the Web site following the posting of any modified terms shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of the modified Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with any modifications posted by Avalanche Events, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue use of this Web site.

Generally speaking, “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual, including information such as your name, address, e-mail address, personal health information, and other information, such as resume or employment-related information, that you may choose to voluntarily provide to Avalanche Events by e-mail or through this Web site.

We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information you provide online is secure.


Personal Information Management Practices

Avalanche Events collects personal information from you when you voluntarily provide it through your access and use of this Web site. For example, we may collect your personal information through this Web site when you choose to: (i) request online quote; (ii) submit a document for which a quote is requested (iii) send us an e-mail through the Contact Us section.

By providing your personal information to us electronically, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Statement.

We use personal information for the purposes for which you provide it to us, and as permitted or required by law. In particular, we use personal information that you provide electronically for purposes that include: (i) processing your requests for information regarding our products and services; (ii) responding to your feedback, questions and comments about us and our products and services; (iii) evaluating, processing your quote request; (iv) understanding how we can improve the Web site and our products and services; and (v) assessing Web site use and traffic.

We may disclose your personal information with your prior consent or as permitted or required by law.
We permit limited and secured access to personal information by authorized organizations that we hire to perform services on our behalf, including assisting in processing, storing or warehousing the personal information that you voluntarily provide to us electronically. Avalanche Events uses contractual or other means to require these third parties to commit to protecting personal information to a level comparable to that provided by Avalanche Events. Some of these third parties may be located outside of Canada and, as such, are subject to foreign laws including laws that may require disclosure of personal information to foreign government authorities.

Certain links on this Web site lead to Web pages hosted on servers that are owned or managed by third parties, including companies affiliated with Avalanche Events, and other third parties that provide services to Avalanche Events. You should review the privacy policies of the owners of these Web pages before providing any personal information on these pages.

Third Party Data Collection

In accordance with the terms of this privacy agreement, and contractual agreements made between Avalanche Events and some thrid party service providers, some of the personal information you provide to these providers while booking your weekend are shared back to Avalanche Events.  This information is used for the purpose of coordinating the Avalanche Ontario Gay Ski Weekend Festival.

Blue Mountain Resort - Avalanche Events recieves a list of room bookings including name, contact information and room assignment.  This information is used to help expedite the festival check-in proccess.  Billing is handled solely by Blue Mountain Resort, or Starwood Hotels and Resorts.  At no time is your billing information ever shared with Avalanche Events.

Eventbrite - Avalanche Events uses the thrid party service provider Eventbrite for online ticket sales and management.  As organizer we have access to all the personal information you provide with the exception of your billing information.  Billing is handled by Eventbrite through their own servers and merchant systems.

Server Logs

Our servers automatically log information about visits to our Web site in the normal course of establishing and maintaining Web connections. Server logs record statistical information, such as visitors' IP addresses, type of operating systems, time and duration of visit, Web pages requested, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are reported in aggregate form to us and are used to improve our Web site and ensure that it provides the optimal Web experience for visitors.

We do not link server log information to any other data, in a way that would enable us to identify individual visitors. However, we may review server logs for security purposes, for example, to detect intrusions into our network. Therefore, there is possibility that server log data, which contains visitors' IP addresses, could in instances of criminal malfeasance be used to trace and identify individuals. In such instances, raw data logs would be shared with appropriate investigative bodies authorized to investigate such breaches of security.


As with many other Web sites, our site makes use of session and permanent “cookie” technology. Cookies are small text files that contain a unique identification number that is automatically deposited on a visitor’s computer. This information helps us determine, in the aggregate, the total number of visitors to the site on an ongoing basis and the types of Internet browsers (e.g. Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) and operating systems (e.g. Windows or MacIntosh) used by our visitors. This information is used to facilitate and enhance your online visits. We do not cross-reference the information automatically collected through “cookies” with any type of personal information that is voluntarily offered on or through this Web site.

We may establish a file of your personal information for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement. Avalanche Events will allow you to access, update, correct or delete your personal information that we hold, except as permitted or required by law. In order to access, update, correct or delete your personal information, or for additional information about our online privacy practices, please contact our Privacy Policy Department at:

Avalanche Events
3107-120 Homewood Avenue
Toronto, ON M4Y 2J3

Tel: 1-888-329-6437