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This Privacy Statement explains how Peterborough Public Health (PPH) uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.  This online Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.


We only collect personal information that you choose to give us.  Any personal information you provide will be used to respond to your message and/or provide you with the requested service or product.  PPH is subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act (MFIPPA), which sets rules for the collection, use, disclosure and handling of personal information.

We do not collect your personal information if you browse or download information from our website.  To that extent our web server may collect IP addresses, that information is used only to collect analytical statistics, and for the operation and security of our website.  An IP address cannot identify a specific person directly

What we collect

Visitors may browse and use the PPH website anonymously.  However, for the purpose of administration of programs, responding to client messages, or registering clients for a program through our site you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address or phone number.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not disclose, sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to any unaffiliated third party without your prior consent.  However, disclosure to outside parties may occur without your direct consent if it is required by law or permitted by the Personal Health Information Protection Act and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (2000).  Examples include disclosure to prevent harm to you or to others and disclosure in connection with court orders or procedures

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting others sites, sites that are not governed by this Privacy Statement.  You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.