North York Borough is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the
most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the North York Borough
web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the North York Borough website, you consent to
the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
North York Borough collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home
or work address or telephone number. North York Borough also collects anonymous demographic
information, which is not unique to you, such as your zip code, age, gender, preferences, interests and
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by
North York Borough. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access
times and referring web site addresses. This information is used by North York Borough for the operation
of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the
North York Borough web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally
sensitive data through North York Borough public message boards, this information may be collected and
used by others. Note: North York Borough does not read any of your private online communications.
North York Borough encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to
from North York Borough so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your
information. North York Borough is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web
sites outside of the North York Borough web site.
Use of your Personal Information
North York Borough collects and uses your personal information to operate the North York Borough web site
and deliver the services you have requested. North York Borough also uses your personally identifiable
information to inform you of other products or services available from North York Borough and its
affiliates. North York Borough may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of
current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
North York Borough does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. North York Borough may,
from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that
may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name,
address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, North York Borough may
share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail,
provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your
personal information except to provide these services to North York Borough, and they are required to
maintain the confidentiality of your information. North York Borough does not use or disclose
sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit
North York Borough keeps track of the web sites and pages our customers visit within North York Borough, in
order to determine what North York Borough services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver
customized content and advertising within North York Borough to customers whose behavior indicates
that they are interested in a particular subject area.
North York Borough will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to
do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the
law or comply with legal process served on North York Borough or the site; (b) protect and defend the
rights or property of North York Borough; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the
personal safety of users North York Borough, or the public.
The North York Borough web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie
is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run
programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be
read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The
purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if
you personalize North York Borough pages, or register with North York Borough site or services, a cookie
helps North York Borough to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the
process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so
on. When you return to the same North York Borough web site, the information you previously provided
can be retrieved, so you can easily use the North York Borough features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but
you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline
cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Oxford Township
services or web site you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
North York Borough secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
North York Borough secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a
controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal
information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites, it is protected through the
use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
North York Borough will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer
feedback. North York Borough encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how
North York Borough is protecting your information.
North York Borough welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that
North York Borough has not adhered to this Statement, please contact North York Borough here.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.