Elections NL (ENL) maintains this website to help you obtain information about ENL’s programs and services. ENL is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals and organizations who visit this website in compliance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 (ATIPPA, 2015).
To provide you with the best user experience, we use Google Analytics to automatically collect and save a limited amount of information concerning your visit. The information automatically collected is not personal information and is not linked to individuals. This information includes:
- IP address (for geolocation only) and resulting data is anonymous
- Screen resolution
- Device type
- Operating system
- Browser type and version
- Pages visited
- Session length
- Date and time visited
Definition of Personal Information
Personal information means recorded information about an identifiable individual, including the individual’s name, address or telephone number. ATIPPA, 2015 outlines several examples of personal information which may be reviewed here .
Collecting Personal Information
The only identifiable personal information collected by this website is information you give voluntarily (e.g. submitting your contact information in relation to your interest in employment during an election or as part of a general inquiry). ENL considers the personal information you provide through this website as confidential. This information is collected in compliance with ATIPPA, 2015 and will only be used by authorized staff for the purpose which it was originally collected, or for a use consistent with that purpose unless you expressly consent otherwise. This information is not disclosed to other public bodies or individuals except as authorized by the Elections Act, 1991 or by ATIPPA, 2015.
If you choose not to use the Internet to provide personal information through this website, you may contact ENL via telephone, fax, mail, or in person.
Section 64 of ATIPPA, 2015 states that government bodies shall protect personal information by making reasonable security arrangements against such risks as unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure or disposal. Security measures are integrated into the design, implementation and daily operating practices as part of ENL's ongoing commitment to protecting your personal information.
Links to Other Websites
This website may include links to websites operated by other public and/or private sector organizations. ENL is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external websites.
A cookie is a small text file placed on your hard drive (with your permission) by a web page server. This website may temporarily use a third-party service which requires you to allow third-party cookies in your web browser in order to view the information provided via the service. You may change the settings on your web browser to deny cookies or warn you of the deposit of cookies.
If you have a complaint or concern about your personal information, please contact ENL. If your complaint is not resolved to your satisfaction, the ATIPPA, 2015 provides a mechanism for independent review by contacting the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner .