Metro Vancouver is committed to providing a website that protects your privacy in accordance with
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) and other applicable legislation.
The purpose of this privacy statement is to inform you of the personal information that may be collected, used, and disclosed when you visit metrovancouver.org, and all associated systems, processes and applications under the direct control of Metro Vancouver.
Metro Vancouver does not automatically collect any personal information, such as your name, phone number, address, or email. Personal information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily through contacting Metro Vancouver via email, online forms, by setting up a user account, or by providing consent.
Any personal information that we do collect from you will only be used for the purpose of administering our services, informing you of our services, projects and initiatives, and for statistical purposes.
Metro Vancouver is the sole owner of the information collected on its website. Metro Vancouver will not sell, share, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any organization or individual, unless we notify you and obtain your consent. In exceptional circumstances authorized by FOIPPA, Metro Vancouver may disclose your personal information without your permission.
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Metro Vancouver acknowledges that the region’s residents live, work, and learn on the shared territories of many Indigenous peoples, including 10 local First Nations: q́ićəý̓(Katzie), q́ʷɑ:ńƛ̓əń (Kwantlen), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem), máthxwi (Matsqui), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), se’mya’me (Semiahmoo), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), scəẃaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen) and sə́lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Metro Vancouver respects the diverse and distinct histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, which collectively enrich our lives and the region.