Housing Services Corporation (HSC) is committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information you may provide when visiting our website. Our practices have been designed to ensure compliance with the privacy provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).
When you visit the HSC website, you do so anonymously. If you direct an enquiry to a specific HSC department, we may ask you to provide your name and mailing address or e-mail address for the purpose of responding to your enquiry. Only those who “need to know” will have access to the personal information provided.
HSC does not intend to use any information provided by visitors for any purpose that is inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was provided, as stated on the web page.
HSC logs HTTP requests to the HSC web server. These logs record the IP address of site visitors. An IP address is the number automatically assigned to the computer or to the ISP (Internet Service Provider) requesting a URL. Log files are archived and used for systems analysis, maintenance and site evaluation.
During user interaction with our Internet site, we may use a browser feature called a “cookie” to store information anonymously. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that identifies your browser, but not you, to our computers each time you visit our web pages.