Privacy Policy

The Government of Canada and PortsToronto are committed to providing visitors with web sites that respect their privacy. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices in effect on PortsToronto web site.

PortsToronto web site 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.

Any personal information held or collected by PortsToronto 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.

PortsToronto 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 (IP) 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.

PortsToronto does not currently use "cookies" to track how our visitors use this site or to determine sites previously visited. You will be notified before any cookies are used.

Information gathered from users of this web site is only used by PortsToronto employees who need it to respond to your request and to ensure the security of this system. We do not disclose this information with any other government agencies unless it is required to respond to your request.

PortsToronto is not a participant in the Government of Canada Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) at this time. The goal of the PKI is to provide a method of secure communications for confidential electronic correspondence with government offices and agencies. You may find additional information on the PKI and how it can be applied here.
Questions or comments regarding this policy, or the administration of the Privacy Act in PortsToronto may be directed to the ATIP Coordinator by the following methods:

e-mail to or telephone (416) 863-2000
or by writing to: PortsToronto
60 Harbour Street
Toronto, Ont.
M5J 1B7

If you are not satisfied with our response to your privacy concern, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.