The contents of the Port Metro Vancouver website are provided for informational purposes only. Port Metro Vancouver does no warranty the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information contained within the Port Metro Vancouver website. Port Metro Vancouver assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information and makes no representations and disclaims all express and implied warranties and conditions of any kind including but not limited to warranties or merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
The Port Metro Vancouver website does not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We would only obtain this type of information if you supply it by sending us an e-mail or registering in a secure portion of the site.
Information on individual visitors is used by Port Metro Vancouver employees who need to know the information in order to respond to your request or to ensure the security of this system. We only share the information you give us with another government department if your inquiry relates to that department. We do not use the information to create individual profiles, nor do we disclose this information to anyone outside the federal government.
All personal information held or collected by Port Metro Vancouver is protected under the federal Privacy Act. This means that at any point of collection you will be asked for consent to collect your information, and you will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected and how to exercise your right of access to that information.
Port Metro Vancouver employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol address of the computer that has contacted our web site, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.
Port Metro Vancouver does not use “cookies” except for Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google Inc. to help measure traffic patterns to, from, and within its public websites. This analytics measurement tool uses "session" and "persistent" cookies (persistent cookies are stored on your computer and expire two years after your last visit to the websites) to collect standard Internet log information and to track visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your truncated IP address) will be transmitted to Google. No personally identifying information is recorded or provided to Google. This anonymous information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Port Metro Vancouver. The aggregate data and statistical reports are only used to help us make our site more useful to visitors and are only made available to Web managers and other designated staff who require this information to perform their duties.
Port Metro Vancouver DOES NOT use this Google Analytics measurement tool on secure sites.
- January 25, 2013