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Department of Finance Canada
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The Department of Finance Canada does not automatically gather
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e-mail or street address during your visit to its Web sites. This
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of the site.
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federal Privacy Act. This means that, at the point of collection,
you will be informed that your personal information is being collected,
the purpose for which it is being collected and that you have
a right of access to the information
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of Finance Canada personnel who need the information to respond
to a request. The information you give us will be shared with
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profiles, nor do we disclose the information to anyone outside
those who need to provide you with a response in the federal government.
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you. Per-session cookies are used to store information within
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and are deleted when the user closes the session. Here is the
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By keeping this data, the Department's web site administrators
can fine-tune the sites based on user-activity trends.
The name of your Internet service provider, its IP address,
and the name of your service provider's server. Department
of Finance Canada makes no attempt to link these addresses
with the identity of individuals visiting Department of Finance
The length of each visit;
The number of requests per visit;
Your type of operating system (Windows, MacIntosh, Unix,
Your browser type (Netscape, Internet Explorer, etc.);
Questions or comments regarding this policy, or the administration
of the Privacy
Act in Department of Finance Canada may be directed to
the Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator by e-mail to Atip.firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling (613) 943-8850. If you are not satisfied that we have
adequately respected your privacy, you may wish to contact the Office
of the Privacy Commissioner by calling 1-800-267-0441 or via the
Internet at www.privcom.gc.ca.