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The Town of Milton is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. We have taken the appropriate measures to protect the privacy of any personal information that you provide to us or that we collect when you visit our website.
The Town of Milton's privacy practices are governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, which states how we must protect personal information.
This web page explains how we may collect, use, disclose and protect your information when you visit our website, www.milton.ca.
When you browse our website, we typically do not ask you to provide your personal information to us. In the event that personal information needs to be provided to us - for example, when applying for a burn permit or registering for a program - the collection will be limited to that which is absolutely necessary for the transaction.
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.
The Town of Milton 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.
The Town of Milton 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.
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 Town of Milton web page that asks for your personal information, please contact the person listed on that web page or the collection form. If you have a general concern about the collection, retention, use and disclosure of your personal information through this site, or by the Town of Milton in general, please contact the Deputy Clerk as noted on the left-hand side of this web page.
If you would like further information regarding the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Personal Health Information Protection Act, visit the website of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
Information pertaining to Canada’s private sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act can be found on the website of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.