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WSIAT Website Privacy Policy

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT) deals with information of a confidential nature as a routine part of its business. We are committed to respecting your privacy and recognize the importance of protecting your personal information. Any personal information provided to the Tribunal is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

Collection of Information

In general, you can visit the WSIAT site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. When you browse or download information from the WSIAT web site, our servers collect a limited amount of standard information, which we use for statistical purposes. The information helps us to measure the use of our site and identify ways to improve our content. Examples of this information include number of visits, the average time spent on the site, pages viewed, type of browser, date and time visited, etc. If you choose to provide us with personal information, (such as your e-mail address), we only use that information to respond to your message. We do not share information that we collect with any other organization.

Use of Cookies

The Tribunal's web site does not use "cookies". Cookies are very small files that some Internet sites send to your browser. These files are stored on the hard drive of your computer and can be used to identify you whenever you access a web site. If you have concerns about this, you can change the setting on your web browser to not accept cookies or to display warning messages when cookies are about to be used.

Your Privacy on Other Web Sites

The WSIAT web site contains links to other sites. We provide these links solely for your information and convenience. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices employed by other sites.

Other Ways to Contact Us

If you are concerned about sending your personal information to us via the Internet, you can use another method of contact, such as the telephone, fax, courier or regular mail. Please refer to our web site's Contact Us page for details on how to contact us.

Privacy Policy Changes

The Tribunal's privacy policy is reviewed regularly to ensure that we continue to serve the privacy interests of our clients. We reserve the right to change and update our privacy policy, and these changes will be posted on our web site. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to ensure that you are aware of any changes. If, at any time, you have questions about our privacy policy, please contact us at: webmaster@wst.gov.on.ca.

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