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Privacy Policy

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York Regional Police Website Privacy Statement

York Regional Police is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our site. We have taken appropriate measures to protect and ensure the privacy of any personal information you provide.

As technologies evolve and the business requirements of the website evolve, changes to the Website Privacy Statement may occur. If changes are made to this Privacy Statement, they will be posted on this page.

York Regional Police will not, under any circumstances, use any information provided by visitors for any purpose that is not consistent with the purpose for which the information was provided, as stated on the web page. A visitor to the York Regional Police website will not receive correspondence, including e-mails, from York Regional Police on any subject other than those subjects the visitor has given us permission to contact them about.

Privacy and Access

York Regional Police is subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).

Senders of messages should be aware that personal and other information contained in electronic correspondence (or printed versions thereof) which are directed to York Regional Police are subject to MFIPPA and may be deemed releasable under this legislation, and that the anonymity or confidentiality of the sender and any information contained within the correspondence cannot be guaranteed. Electronic messages residing on a system outside those of those domain names owned by York Regional Police - but deemed to be in the custody and control of York Regional Police - may also be releasable under this legislation.

Concerns regarding privacy or access to information should be directed to:

Freedom of Information Unit
York Regional Police
47 Don Hillock Dr
Aurora, ON L4G 0S7

The Government of Ontario maintains a website with free access to MFIPPA and other legislation at http://www.gov.on.ca/. Please note, however, that legislation on this site may not be the most up-to-date version available. Consult the Government of Ontario for confirmation of the current version.

Use of Collected Information

York Regional Police does not collect information for commercial and/or marketing purposes, and York Regional Police does not sell, exchange, or otherwise distribute the information collected through this website for commercial or marketing purposes. York Regional Police collects only the minimum information needed to meet the purpose for which the collection of said information is required.

Use of "Cookies"

During user interaction with our web site, we may use a browser feature called a "cookie" to collect information anonymously and track user patterns on our website. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that identifies your browser - but not you - to our computers each time you visit one of our pages. Cookies tell us which pages are visited and by how many people. This data is used to assist us in improving the design and functionality of our website, with the goal of providing an enhanced user experience.

Unless you specifically advise us, we will not know who you are, even though we may assign your computer a cookie. We cannot use cookies, by themselves, to disclose the individual identity of any website user, and we never combine information gathered by a cookie with personally identifiable information, such as your name, telephone number or your e-mail address.

Disclaimer

York Regional Police does not guarantee in any manner the quality, accuracy, or completeness of any information on this website, or in links provided by this website. A link between York Regional Police's website and any other website does not imply endorsement or sponsorship of that website or the creator/owner of that website.