The District of Sechelt is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 165, as amended. When the District receives your personal information through a secured environment, the District of Sechelt will only ask you for the personal information that it needs to provide you with the service you request. The District of Sechelt will use all reasonable steps to ensure the security of that information once received and will not distribute it to any third party unless required by law to do so.
This privacy statement applies to interactions with the District of Sechelt website. It does not apply to any other website. Following is an overview of our website practices.
The District of Sechelt does not automatically gather any personal information such as your name, phone number, street or e-mail address. This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail, an application or online form. Any personal information we ask you to provide is collected under the authority of the FOIPPA. The information will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected.
Information transmitted via online email forms may not be secure and sensitive information such as credit card numbers should not be sent using these forms.
Any information collected will not be disclosed to third parties without your permission, except as required by law.
Links to Other Websites
District of Sechelt website contains links to other sites (i.e. community organizations and other local government links). Please be aware that the District of Sechelt cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. When you leave our site, we encourage you to read the privacy statement of each and every website that you visit before you provide any personal information. The District of Sechelt's privacy statement applies solely to information collected on the District of Sechelt website.