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Privacy

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is committed to respecting the privacy of people who visit its website. Therefore, the GNWT does not automatically gather person information like name, phone number or email address.

All personal information held or collected by the GNWT is protected in accordance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This means that at any point of collection you will be asked for your consent to collect your information or be advised of the authority for such collection. You will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected and how to exercise your right of access to that information.

The GNWT uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or manipulate information, or otherwise cause damage. This software automatically collected the following information:

  • Internet Protocol Address (a unique number that identifies a specific machine that is attached to the Internet).
  • Date and time of the visit.
  • Pages and files visited/downloaded.
  • Type of operating system and browser used to access the site.

The GNWT makes no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of the individuals visiting the website, unless an attempt to damage the website has been detected. The collected information may be used to improve web content and security.

A GNWT website may include links to websites operated by other government agencies, non-profit organizations and private businesses. This privacy statement does not apply to these websites. The GNWT is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external websites.

Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except GNWT personnel who need the information to carry out responsibilities of their job. Any further disclosure of the personal information given to the GNWT by email (or submitted through a feedback form) will be subject to the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Disclaimer

Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and is intended only for the individual, non-commercial use of web site users.

This web site and all information it contains is provided strictly “as is”. The GNWT makes no representation, warranty or claim, and provides no guarantee or promises, express or implied, about the information on this web site.

The GNWT may change or update the information on this site at any time and the GNWT does not represent or warrant that the information on this site is up-to-date. You may view the information on the strict understanding that neither the GNWT or its ministers, officers, employees, or agents shall be liable for losses or damages of any kind that may arise as a result of or in connection with any of the following:

  1. The use or reliance on any information provided at this site or at any other site that can be accessed from it;
  2. Inability to access, or lack of available of, this site, or any information provided on this site.

The GNWT does not endorse the views or information published on web pages externally linked to this site and does not make any representations about or assume any liability for any of the information at such external sites. The GNWT does not endorse the views or information of web pages that are linked to GNWT web pages.

Any dispute or action arising with respect to this site or its contents shall be governed by the laws in force in the Northwest Territories, Canada. By using this site, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and to bring any action exclusively in, the courts of the Northwest Territories.

By using this site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions we have set out, and by all applicable laws.