The Municipality of Central Elgin is committed to protecting your privacy.
 This website, and the Municipal practices, have been designed to ensure compliance with the privacy provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). By visiting visitors are accepting the practices described in this privacy statement.

Personal Information

The Municipality does not automatically gather any personal information from you such as your name, phone number, street or email address. This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily. Any personal information you provide to the Municipality is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with MFIPPA.

The Municipality will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party. The Municipality will only use or disclose your personal information in accordance with what is permitted under MFIPPA. The Municipality uses encryption technology to keep any personal information collected through the site confidential. All user information is maintained in a secure environment only accessible by authorized personnel.

Logging Practices

When you browse the Municipality's website the servers automatically collect limited amounts of standard information for traffic monitoring and statistical purposes. This information does not identify a visitor personally and is only used to administer the site and identify usage trends to improve the website. Our web logs store the domain name and IP address from which the Municipality's website was accessed; the type of browser and operating system used; the date and time the site was access; the pages visited, and; the region of the world from which the site was accessed.


The Municipality's website uses cookies to improve users' experience. A "cookie" is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer, placed there by a web service for future access and retrieval of stored information. All employees and processors who have access to your cookies are obliged to respect the confidentiality of that information. Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Be aware that by declining cookies some interactive features or online services that depend on cookies may not function as intended.

External Links

The Municipality's website has links to other external websites for your information and convenience. Central Elgin is not responsible for the privacy practices of websites linked to from the Municipal Site.