Our staff is responsible for maintaining our commitment to this policy and to protecting your personal information, and they take this responsibility seriously.
Our fair information principles are noted directly below. Fair Information Principles:
The City of Greater Sudbury is responsible for the protection of information under its control, and has designated an individual or individuals that are accountable for our compliance with these principles, and to any policies adopted.
2. Knowledge and Consent
The City of Greater Sudbury informs you, in advance, about the collection, use, disclosure, retention and disposal of personal information.
3. Collection of Information
Collection of personal information will be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by The City of Greater Sudbury, and all information will be collected by fair and lawful means.
4. Use, Disclosure and Retention
Personal information is not collected, used or disclosed by the City of Greater Sudbury for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your express consent or as required by law. The City of Greater Sudbury will only disclose personal information about you to unrelated third parties after you have been informed in advance of the possibility of such use and disclosure, and have consented. Personal information is retained by the City of Greater Sudbury only as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes or as required by law.
The City of Greater Sudbury has developed procedures to safeguard your personal information. This includes protecting the access to, use, disclosure, retention and disposal of personal information.
The City of Greater Sudbury will readily make available information about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
Upon request, we will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information held by the City of Greater Sudbury, and we will give you access to that information, subject to an identification process. PRIVACY STATEMENT Types of Information Collected
It is important for you to know that two types of information may be collected each time you use sudburytourism.ca: 1. Statistical Information:
Statistics on an aggregate basis are collected each time you browse, register, or access services or information from our site. 2. Personal Information:
Personal information collected and provided by you, such as user-name, passwords, and identifying information that may include but is not limited to your name, address, and phone number; where this information is required to access sudburytourism.ca tools and services. Personal Information You Choose to Share
Throughout the sudburytourism.ca website, you have the opportunity to send e-mails, request information, participate in online surveys or contests and other promotions sponsored by us. If you choose to participate, you may be providing The City of Greater Sudbury and/or third parties with some type of personal information.
You can be assured that if you choose to provide any personal information to us, the City of Greater Sudbury will use it only for the purposes specified here and at the time of collection. The City of Greater Sudbury collects data so that we can personalize features of sudburytourism.ca based upon your preferences and past visits. Additionally, usage information may be aggregated and analyzed so that we can judge our system's performance or execute your customized features. In addition, we will use it to respond to your requests, and to notify you of updated information, changes to the City of Greater Sudbury Website environment or, with your permission, new products and services we think may be of interest.
The City of Greater Sudbury will not share information with governmental authorities unless legally required to do so. The City of Greater Sudbury may cooperate with such authorities in investigating claims of illegal activity such as (but not limited to) illegal transfer of copyrighted material, or user web-site postings or email messages that contain threats of violence. We do not sell or rent any data collected about or from you, or provide access to such data to anyone outside of the City of Greater Sudbury other than you, except as described above.
When an application in sudburytourism.ca accepts credit cards or any other particularly sensitive information for any of its services, it encrypts all ordering information, such as your name and credit card number, in order to protect its confidentiality. All encrypted credit card information is not stored within the system, and is used only for the purposes of authorizing and finalizing financial transactions procurred through the sudburytourism.ca Website.
sudburytourism.ca incorporates a security model that includes software to ensure the protection of private information communications on the Website. This technology, when combined with good security policies and common sense, makes sudburytourism.ca a secure and trustworthy Website for your use. Communications & Security
sudburytourism.ca has put security measures in place to ensure the secure transmission and management of all information within the system and to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
sudburytourism.ca will provide resources for you to create your own information and publish it for viewing on the Internet. Such information may include newsletters, bulletins or announcements. You should exercise caution when creating information, and are encouraged not to include personal or identifying information here. Once published for public viewing – an option that you choose – the information is available to all on the Internet.
In addition, sudburytourism.ca may provide public forums such as bulletin boards or discussion groups. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Links to Other Sites & Third Party Content
When you leave the sudburytourism.ca Website environment, the privacy statements of the third parties will apply. The City of Greater Sudbury is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Should you find a link from sudburytourism.ca or any other website in the sudburytourism.ca Website environment that you feel is inappropriate, do not hesitate to contact us immediately at
Some sudburytourism.ca applications use "cookies." A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user id. that the site uses to track the pages you have visited. Cookies can track user traffic patterns, recognize your computer's browser when you return, and could provide personalized content without requiring sign-in.
By using sudburytourism.ca, you are consenting to the collection and use of information as described in this policy. The City of Greater Sudbury may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting an announcement on the sudburytourism.ca front page. By continuing to use sudburytourism.ca after any such changes are posted, you are consenting to those changes.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this site, you can contact us at any time at: Jody Cameron, Privacy Officer Web Marketing Section
200 Brady Street
Sudbury, ON P3E 5K3
(705) 674-4455 ext 4627 OR