The Municipality of East Hants is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our site. We have taken appropriate measures to protect and ensure the privacy of any personal information you provide. The Municipality is subject to the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Act (MFIPPA) and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
The Municipality of East Hants will not, under any circumstances, use any information provided by visitors for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was provided, as stated on the web page as well as inconsistent with the provisions of MFIPPA and PIPEDA.
Every effort is made to ensure the information on the Municipality of East Hants’ website is timely and accurate however, due to circumstances beyond our control, information and dates are subject to change without notice.
The Municipality of East Hants offers no guarantee regarding the accuracy of the information on these pages. All such documents are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind and the Municipality does not make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on this website. The Municipality of East Hants hereby disclaims all representations and warranties.
Links to third party sites
This type of link usually opens a new browser window. Municipality of East Hants is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Municipality of East Hants, nor can we be held responsible in any way for the content found on any third party website. The Municipality's privacy statement applies solely to information collected on the Municipality's website.
About the Web Site
For general questions, technical questions and information regarding this site, please click here to contact the Municipality of East Hants.
Providing Personal Information via the Municipality's Website
Most of the information accessible on the Municipality's website does not require you to identify yourself. You may access it anonymously. However, the Municipality of East Hants does collect personal information about you when you choose to provide it. We collect only as much personal information as is necessary to assist you in conducting business with the Municipality via the website. The only personally identifying information arising from your use of the Municipality of East Hants’ website is what you voluntarily supply.
The Municipality does attempt to provide you with multiple "channels" for conducting business (i.e. telephone, walk-in, mail-in) in addition to the Municipality of East Hants website. If you have concerns about using the website to conduct your business with us, please be assured that alternative channels are available.
Why Personal Information is Collected
The Municipality collects and retains personal information for the following reasons:
- To process your requests for services, products or additional information
- To communicate with you regarding services that you have requested
- To meet legal and regulatory requirements
Correcting/Changing Personal Information
If your personal information changes (e.g. name, address, postal code, telephone number, email address etc.), or you no longer desire our service, the Municipality of East Hants will endeavour to provide a way to correct, update or remove the information.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
The Municipality of East Hants is the sole owner of the information collected on the site. The Municipality does not use or retain personal information that you provide for any secondary purposes unless you have first been notified and your permission has been obtained. The Municipality of East Hants will not sell, rent, share or otherwise disclose your personal information to any organization or individual outside the Municipality unless you are first notified and your permission is received, except in the following circumstances. The Municipality of East Hants may disclose your personal information:
- To companies contracted to process your requests
- For law enforcement purposes
- For purposes of acting in an emergency to facilitate contact with your next of kin or friend if you become injured or take ill
From time to time the Municipality's website may request information from you via surveys. Your participation will be completely voluntary and you will have a choice of whether or not to participate. Any survey information will be used solely for the purposes of monitoring and/or improving the Municipality's services and products. If you choose not to participate, you will still be able to use the website.
Protection of Personal Information
The Municipality of East Hants takes every precaution to protect your personal information on the website. We maintain security standards and procedures regarding unauthorized access to customer information to prevent unauthorized removal or alteration of data.
Concerns regarding Access to Information and any related privacy issues should be directed to the Deputy Clerk:
- By Telephone: 902-758-2299
- By Mail:
Municipality of East Hants
PO Box 190 Shubenacadie NS, B0N 2H0