Important Notices

1. Privacy Statement

The electoral boundaries commissions (commissions) respect the privacy of visitors to this website. This website does not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We only obtain this type of information if you supply it on an e-mail form and send it to us. This information is then only used to respond to your request or to ensure the security of this system. We do not use the information to create individually identifiable profiles (unless clearly specified).

Software programs are used to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to this website. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our website, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

“Cookies” are occasionally used on this website, but they do not allow us to identify individuals. They are used to facilitate database browsing. (A cookie is a very small text file placed on the hard drive of your computer by a web page server. It is a unique identifying code for your computer and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It allows the server to access information on your system so that you can better browse the web pages.)

The Map Viewer tool available on this website generates content that is displayed through the use of Google Maps technology. You can access the privacy policy of Google Inc. at www.google.com/privacy.html.

2. Official Languages

The website of the commissions is subject to the Official Languages Act, and as such, all materials made available to the public through this website are available in English and French. However, users should be aware that information contained on external sites linked from this website may only be available in their original language.

3. External Hyperlinks

Hyperlinks to external sites found on this website are for information purposes only. The commissions are not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information contained on external websites linked from this site.

4. Copyright

Materials on this website were produced and/or compiled by or on behalf of the commissions for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the federal electoral redistribution process. You may use and reproduce the materials as follows:

a. Non-commercial Reproduction

Unless otherwise specified, you may reproduce the materials in whole or in part for non-commercial purposes, and in any format, without charge or further permission, provided you do the following:

  • exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
  • indicate both the complete title of the materials reproduced as well as the author (where available); and
  • indicate that the reproduction is a copy of the version available at www.federal-redistribution.ca.

b. Commercial Reproduction

You may not reproduce materials on this website, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution without prior written permission from the relevant commission. Contact information is available by clicking on the province name and “Contact Us.”

This website includes materials subject to copyright held by third parties. Users should therefore be aware that they may need to seek permission from the third party to reproduce or otherwise use such materials.

5. Disclaimer of Liability

The commissions make no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the validity, accuracy, usefulness or completeness of any information provided on this website. The commissions and any of their members, employees, agents, successors and assigns are not responsible for any damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from errors, omissions or inaccuracies that may be found in any information provided on this website or from the use, application or interpretation of the information provided on this website by any person.

6. Management of Website

This website is managed by the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (commonly known as Elections Canada) on behalf of the commissions. In using this site, you acknowledge that Elections Canada will obtain the benefit of the rights and disclaimers to which the commissions are entitled under the Privacy Statement, Important Notices and Disclaimers.