Privacy Policy

The District of Kitimat is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information you may provide when visiting our website. When you visit the District of Kitimat website, you do so anonymously. If you direct an enquiry to a department, we will ask you to provide your name, mailing address and/or email address for the purpose of responding to your inquiry. Only those who "need to know" will have access to the personal information you provide.

The District of Kitimat does not collect information that personally identifies individuals except where individuals volunteer such specific information. Individual information provided to gain access to any District of Kitimat website will not be sold or made available to a third party.

The District of Kitimat does reserve the right, however, to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics, in order to measure interest in and use of the various sections of its website.  Such analyses is required to improve site design and navigation and to gather marketing information. Only aggregated data, not individual data, will be used for this purpose.

Users should be aware that certain non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by the District of Kitimat through "cookies". "Cookies" are small text files that identify an individual computer's browser as it enters a website, and to track that browser's movement through the site. Cookies help a website recognize repeat users, facilitate those user's access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track use behavior that will facilitate content improvement. The District of Kitimat does not use cookies to identify users or track use of other websites.

If you do not want a cookie placed on your computer by the District of Kitimat, you may disable cookies by modifying the preferences section of your internet browser. It is possible, however, that some aspects of the District of Kitimat website may be unavailable to you if you choose this option.