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1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1
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Toll free: 1-866-442-5866
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Halton Region is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. We have taken appropriate measures to protect the privacy of any personal information that you provide to us or that we collect when you visit our website.
Halton Region’s privacy practices are governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Personal Health Information Protection Act . These Acts state how we must protect personal information and personal health information.
This privacy statement explains how we may collect, use, disclose and protect your information when you visit our website, www.halton.ca.
When you browse our website, we typically do not ask you to provide your personal information or personal health information to us. In the event that personal information needs to be provided to us – for example, when applying for a service on-line, paying a fee on-line, etc. – the collection will be limited to that which is absolutely necessary for the transaction, and, a notice of collection/notice of purpose that complies with the applicable privacy law will be provided on the page that you enter your information in to. A notice of collection/notice of purpose will, at a minimum, provide the reason for the collection of your personal information, as well as whom you can contact for questions about the collection.
This type of information is used for operational and performance trends, and for ways to improve our sites and quality of services. This information is not used to personally identify you.
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Halton Region is the sole owner of the information collected through this website. We do not exchange, rent, sell, or otherwise disclose your personal information to any outside organization or person unless the disclosure is required by law.
Halton Region is committed to ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us through our website. We use security software, procedures and encryption protocols such as the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Please be advised that e-mail is not a secure way to communicate sensitive information. If you choose to send sensitive information via email you are accepting the risks of doing so. The Region will not be liable for any security or privacy breaches resulting from emails sent to the Region containing personal information or personal health information.
When you interact with our website, a browser feature called a “cookie” may be used to collect certain types of information. A cookie is a small data file that websites write to your hard drive when you visit them.
A cookie file can contain information such as:
The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
If you have a question or concern with a particular Halton Region web page that asks for your personal information, please contact the person listed in the notice of collection/notice of purpose statement on that page. If a statement is not present, or if you have a general concern about the collection, retention, use and disclosure of your personal information through this site, or by Halton Region in general, please contact:
If you would like further information regarding the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Personal Health Information Protection Act , you may check this government website, www.ipc.on.ca .
Information pertaining to Canada’s private sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act , can be found at www.privcom.gc.ca .
For problems or questions regarding this site, please email Halton
or dial 311 or 905-825-6000
Toll free 1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866) | TTY: 905-827-9833
Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .