The Town of Midland is committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information you may provide when visiting our website. Our practices standardize the way in which we collect, use, disclose, and dispose of personal information. These practices have been developed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), the Town’s Records Management Policy, as well as other privacy statutes and laws. You can find more information about your privacy rights on the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario’s website.
This statement applies to interactions with the Town of Midland’s web services. It does not apply to any other website.
Midland Online Forms
If you direct an online inquiry through the Town’s Contact Us form, we will ask you to provide your name and email address for the purpose of responding to your inquiry. If you direct an online inquiry through the Town's Report an Issue form, we will ask you for your name, address, and telephone or email address.
Website Logging Practices
The Town of Midland logs HTTP requests to our web server. These logs record the IP address of site visitors. An IP address is the number automatically assigned to the computer or to the ISP (Internet Service Provider) requesting a URL. The Town cannot identify you from this information. We do not link information with the identity of individuals visiting our sites unless an attempt to damage our site has been detected.
- Single-session cookies, which log users over a single session and do not maintain data over multiple sessions or visits.
- Multi-session cookies for use in web analytics, which log users over multiple sessions purely to gather data to analyze web traffic statistics.
- Multi-session cookies for use as persistent identifiers (persistent cookies), which log users’ activities over multiple visits with the intent of remembering data, settings, or preferences unique to that visitor.
The Town's website uses persistent cookies to improve user experience by remembering settings related to functionality. Other multi-session and single-session cookies are used in combination with the website’s analytics software for website improvements.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. By declining cookies, use of interactive features or online services that depend on cookies will not function as intended. If you choose to accept cookies, all browsers offer the ability to later delete cookies that you have accepted. If you choose to delete cookies, any settings and preferences controlled by those cookies will be deleted and may need to be automatically recreated upon a return visit.
The Town of Midland will not sell personal information to any third party. We will ensure that personal information will not be disclosed to any individual, agency, or other government authority except if required by Canadian Law. Personal information may be used for statistical or comparative analyses prepared by or on behalf of the Town of Midland provided that summary results cannot be associated to an identified individual or business.
The Town of Midland makes every effort to ensure that links to external content are current and appropriate. We encourage site visitors to view the posted privacy statement whenever interacting with any website. Please report broken or inappropriate links. We are not responsible for the private practices of websites linked to this site.
The content on the Town of Midland’s website has been provided as a public service. While every attempt has been made to ensure its accuracy, we make no warranties or representations, express or implied, concerning the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information contained in or linked from the website. In the event of a discrepancy between the information contained on the website and the information contained in the records of the Town of Midland, the information contained in the records of the Town of Midland shall be deemed accurate. Under no circumstances shall the Town of Midland be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of, or the inability to use, site content.