Social Media Policy


Privacy and Legal Policy

Our privacy and legal policies are reproduced below. 


Terms and Conditions for submitting comments

All submissions are part of the public record; they may remain posted indefinitely or otherwise be made available to the public.

To protect your privacy, the Thousand Islands Association (TIA) will not post the following information and will not share it: email address, street address, post office box, zip code, postal code, telephone number and fax number that are provided via online comment submission function. Files attached to comments submitted online will be posted without alteration. If attached files contain contact information in the letterhead or body of the document, this information will be available when the attached file is posted.  

Thousand Islands Association (TIA) Policy on Social Media

TIA uses Facebook and Instagram as social media tools. Identified below as social media.


 Statement of Intent 

Thousand Islands Association’s (TIA) purpose for using social media is to provide a forum where Canadian and U.S. citizens can be notified of activities & events, share photos and celebrate life in the 1000 Islands.

Comments should be on topic, to the point, and professional. Please do not post comments that:

  • Are off-topic.
  • Contain vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms.
  • Promote services or products (non-commercial links that are relevant to the topic or comment are acceptable.)
  • Make unsupported accusations.
  • Break copyright rules – including copying and pasting excerpts from other sites without permission or attribution
  • Violate someone’s personal privacy
  • Include anything illegal
  • Are in all CAPITAL LETTERS (which is commonly interpreted as yelling.)

Please ensure that your comment contains none of the above, otherwise it will be deleted. Thank you for your cooperation. To protect your own privacy and the privacy of others, please do not include phone numbers or e-mail addresses in the body of your comment.

Reporters: Reporters are asked to send questions to the Thousand Islands Association’s email rather than submitting questions here as comments. 

Security: For website security and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, deny service, cause damage or access non-public information. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information are strictly prohibited.

Privacy Notice: Basic usage information is collected for statistical purposes only. 


Copyright/Permission to Reproduce

Materials appearing on TIA website or in social media have been produced and/or compiled by TIA and its Board for the purpose of providing the public with direct access to information about the activities of the TIA. 

Material on this site may include content covered by Canadian and U.S. laws, policies, regulations and/or by international agreements. Unless a copyright is indicated, [social media tool] information is in the public domain and may be copied and distributed without permission. 

If a copyright is indicated on a video, photo, graphic, or other material, permission to copy these materials must be obtained from the original source.

External Linking Policy: Websites and social media used by TIA and its Board may contain hyperlinks to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. Such links should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein. External links are continually reviewed for their ongoing value and we reserve the right to remove links at any time.  

Thank you for taking the time to read this policy. We encourage your participation. If you have questions about the comment policy or how we apply it, please contact us at

Why Your Membership Matters

TIA is the only organization placing shoal markers for the River Community - this is an essential service. Our mission of river safety is to heighten boater’s awareness of some dangerous shoals to avoid . TIA strongly encourages all boaters to use navigation charts when navigating the St. Lawrence River. Please be a TIA supporter, we rely on membership dues & donations to be sustainable.

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