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Peel Regional Police Web Site Privacy Statement

The Peel 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 Web site evolve, changes to the Web Site Privacy Statement may occur. If changes are made to this Privacy Statement, they will be posted on this page.

The Peel Regional Police will not - under any circumstances - use any information provided by visitors for any purpose that is inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was provided, as stated on the Web page. A visitor to the Peel Regional Police Web site will not receive correspondence or e-mails from the PEEL REGIONAL POLICE on any subject other than those subjects the visitor has given us permission to contact them about.

If you require more information about our Privacy Policy, please review the following:

Privacy and Access

The Peel 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 the Peel 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 resident on a system outside those of those domain names owned by the Peel Regional Police, but deemed to be in the custody and control of the Peel Regional Police, may also be releasable under this legislation.

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

Peel Regional Police
Att: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION Coordinator, Information and Privacy Unit
7750 Hurontario Street
Brampton, ON   L6V 3W6

The Government of Ontario maintains a web site 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

The Peel Regional Police does not collect information for commercial or marketing purposes, and the Peel Regional Police does not sell, exchange, or otherwise distribute the information collected through this Web site for commercial or marketing purposes. The Peel Regional Police collects only the minimum information needed to meet the purpose for which the collection is required.

The Peel Regional Police will not - under any circumstances - use any information provided by visitors for any purpose that is inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was provided, as stated on the Web page. A visitor to the Peel Regional Police Web site will not receive correspondence or e-mails from the PEEL REGIONAL POLICE on any subject other than those subjects the visitor has given us permission to contact them about.

Use of "Cookies"

During user interaction with our Internet site, we may use a browser feature called a "cookie" to collect information anonymously and track user patterns on our Web site. 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 helps us enhance the on-line experience of visitors to our Web site.

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 site 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

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