Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy

The City of Yellowknife (the City) recognizes the importance of the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information.

Even if you do nothing more during your visit than browse through the Citys website (the Site), read pages, or download information, please be aware that the City automatically gathers and stores certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. The City collects and stores only the following information about your visit:

  • 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.

The City uses this information to help us make the Site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. The City does not track or record information about individuals and their visits except where visitors choose to provide the City with personal information in an e-mail or by filling out an electronic form and submitting it to the City through the Site. If you provide personal information to the City in such a manner, the City will use that information to respond to you and to assist us to provide you with the requested information or service. The personal information you share with the City is provided only to those areas that are required to carry out the business that relates to you. All e-mail messages sent or received are deemed to be the property of the City.

This Site may contain links to other websites. The City is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites, and encourages you to examine the privacy policy and terms and conditions of each other website and make your own decisions regarding the disclosure of your personal information to that site.

Although the City uses reasonable physical, administrative and electronic procedures to attempt to keep the user information which the City collects through the Site secure, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed secure. Consequently, the City cannot and does not represent, warrant or guarantee the security of any information that you may provide to the City via the Site. If you provide the City with any information, you do so at your own risk, and the City does not accept any liability for such information or for the misuse of such information by any party other than the City.

The City will provide you with any identifiable information that the City has collected about you through this website. You may also request that your information not be used for a particular purpose or at all.

If you have questions about the Citys information practices or if you wish to speak to the City about your own information, please contact the City Clerks office by telephone at (867) 920-5600 or by email.

Copyright and Disclaimer

Website Terms and Conditions

The City of Yellowknife (the City) provides this website (the Site) for educational and information purposes only. The Site is not intended to provide any professional advice or information, and should not be relied on in that respect. Your access and continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of the following provisions. If you have not done so, please take some time to familiarize yourself with these provisions. If you do not agree with the following provisions, you must immediately discontinue use of the Site.

General

You may display, download or print the information (whether in text, image, audio or video form) displayed on the Site (the Information) for your own internal purposes provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on such Information. However, you may not use, reuse, repost, distribute, modify, or transmit any Information for any commercial purpose or for public use without the Citys prior written permission.

The Information is believed to be accurate when posted. However, the City cannot and does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the Information provided. The Information may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and the Information may be changed or updated without notice. Please check with City staff for the most up to date information. In the event of any discrepancy between the Information and the materials located at City Hall, the materials located at City Hall shall be deemed to be correct. You should contact Yellowknife City Hall at 867-920-5600 to confirm the accuracy of any Information.

The City makes no representations or warranties whatsoever about any other website that may be accessed through, or as a result of, the Information or the Site. As such other websites are independent of the City, the City has no control over their content. In addition, a link to another website does not mean the City endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website.

By using the Site, you represent and warrant to the City that you have all the rights and entitlement in your jurisdiction to do so, and that you are not violating any applicable laws, regulations, policies or other restrictions in doing so.

The Privacy Policy found elsewhere on the Site is incorporated by reference into these terms and conditions.

Limitation of Liability

Use of the site is solely at your own risk. In no event will the City be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, exemplary, incidental, punitive, special or other consequential damages arising out of the use of the Site, the Information or any hyperlinked website, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your computer system, personal injury or other pecuniary loss, even if the City is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

By using the Site, you agree to release the City and all its affiliates (as well as the officials, employees, officers, directors and agents of the City) from any and all injuries or damages resulting from your use of the Site.

Revisions

The City may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should accordingly visit this page on a periodic basis to review the updated and revised terms and conditions. These terms and conditions were last revised on August 19, 2003

Governing Law and Severability

The Site, your use of the Site and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Northwest Territories, and any controversy, dispute or claim arising out of the Site, your use of the Site or these terms and conditions shall be heard in the courts of the Northwest Territories in Yellowknife. If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Copyright and Trade-mark Information

Except as expressly permitted in these terms and conditions, you are prohibited from using any of the trade-marks, trade-names, logos, or any other material contained on the Site. Please note that the Site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information that must be observed.

City of Yellowknife, 2003. All rights reserved.

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