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Government of Canada Privacy Statement
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OSFI uses software that receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of computers that have contacted its website. OSFI makes no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting its website.
OSFI does not regularly use 'cookies' to track how visitors use its website. (Note: Cookies are files that a website can place on your hard drive, without your knowledge, to monitor your use of that site.)
Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except OSFI personnel who need the information, e.g., to respond to a request. We do not use the information to create individual profiles, nor do we disclose this information to anyone outside the federal government without first seeking your consent.
For more information about privacy on the Internet, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
Access to Information Request and Personal Information Request forms are available from the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat.
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