Website Privacy

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The City of Whitehorse is committed to protecting your privacy. Part of that commitment is to explain what information may be collected and why, how it will be used, and who may have access to it.

Personal Information

If you direct a question to one of our departments through our Contact Us page, we will ask you to provide your name and contact information for the purpose of responding to your question. Only the employees responsible for answering your enquiry will have access to the personal information provided. Consent to collect your personal information is presumed to be given if you provide it through our website. Your personal information is not collected until you have pushed the “send button”.

When you complete online forms or surveys on our website, these may request personal information such as your name, address and e-mail for registration, survey, or contest purposes. This personal information will be treated as confidential and only used for the purposes for which it was collected.

Anonymous Data Collection

The City collects some anonymous information about your visits to our website, such as:
  • The Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access the Site;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access the Site;
  • The date and time you access the Site;
  • The pages you visit on the Site; and
  • If you are linked to the Site from another web site, the address of that web site.
This type of information is for web service and website management improvement purposes only. It does not contain any personally identifiable information.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that the City of Whitehorse cannot be held responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of each website that you visit before you provide any personal information.

City Privacy Practices

Security measures have been integrated into our website design, implementation, and day-to-day operating practices as part of the City's commitment to the protection of the personal information it receives.

Revisions to this Privacy Statement will occur to incorporate changes to our online services and privacy policies. Please review this page periodically.

For more information about this privacy statement, please feel free to contact us.

Related Administrative Directives:
Personal Information Protection

Records Retention