The purpose of this statement is to inform users of this site with regard to the collection and use of personally identifiable information.  The following is not intended and should not be interpreted as a contract of any nature, either stated or implied.

Definition of Personally Identifiable Information - For the purpose of this statement "personally identifiable information" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information.

Other websites - Various external web site are linked to our web site.  Visitors to those sites are advised to check the privacy statements of these sites and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used.

Web Analytics and Cookies - In order to improve our website, we are currently using Google Analytics to collect data for statistical reporting purposes.  Google Analytics analyzes the use of our website through use of cookies to collect and generate information about your visits to our website (this includes your IP address) that is transmitted to their servers in an anonymous form for processing.

You can opt-out of analytics by setting your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent and block analytic cookies if desired.  Please consult your browser's Help Menu for instructions.  Visiting our site with analytic cookies disabled will have no significant impact on your browsing experience.

Freedom of Information - The City of St. Thomas endeavours to make its information accessible to the public.  Some records, however contain information that is either privileged or of a personal nature.  The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act compels the municipality to review such documents prior to their disclosure.  Request to access such records requires a written request.