Privacy & Terms of Use

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Material made available via this City of Prince George, BC website is intended for research purposes and private use only. Any re-use, transmission, duplication, or distribution of any material on this site without the express written permission of the City of Prince George is not allowed.

You should assume that everything in this website is copyrighted whether or not indicated. All rights, title and interest (including without limitation all copyright, trademark, patent, and other intellectual property rights) on this website and any other images, information and material in this site is reserved to and owned by the City, and remains vested in the City at all times. Except as expressly provided in this website, the City does not grant to or confer on you, by implication or estoppel, any rights or licence to any copyright, patent, trademark or any other intellectual property right in any materials in this website.


The City of Prince George, BC's website is not an official statement of City policy, law practice, services, or procedure, and should not be construed as such. It is intended only to give general information about the City.

While an effort is made to post only accurate information, the City does not guarantee that the information posted is always current or correct. The City does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy, or completeness of the information, text, maps, graphics, links, and other items contained on its website.

The City makes no warranties, express or implied as to the fitness of the information for any purpose, or to results obtained by individuals using the information and is not responsible for any action taken in reliance on the information contained herein.

By using this website you agree to indemnify and save harmless the City and its elected and appointed officials, officers, employees, contractors and agents from and against all losses, claims, demands, actions, payments, suits, damages (including any damages that are direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential), costs and expenses, including reasonable lawyer's fees, resulting from or related to:

  1. your breach or violation of any of these Terms of Use; or your use of this website;
  2. regardless of whether or not there has been any negligence on the part of the City, or any of its elected and appointed officials, officers, employees, contractors or agents.

At certain places on the City's website there are links to other Internet sites. Such external Internet sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the City. The City does not endorse, approve, certify, or control external Internet sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficiency, timeliness or correctness of the information located at the sites. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by the City.

Communications made through this site's email and messaging system is for convenience only and shall not be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City or any of its officers, agents, agencies, employees, or representatives with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of actions or for any other purpose.

All comments, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information disclosed or offered to the City of Prince George, BC by this site, or in response to solicitations from this site (collectively, the "Comments") shall remain the property of the City of Prince George, BC. None of the Comments shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of the City of Prince George, BC, and the City of Prince George, BC shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of the Comments. Without limitation of the foregoing, the City of Prince George, BC shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Comments of every kind and nature throughout the world and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Comments for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Comments.

Privacy statement

The City of Prince George is strongly 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 British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This privacy statement applies only to the City of Prince George's website and not to other community, company, or organization sites to which we may provide links to.

For more questions or concerns or more information regarding the collection, use, disclosure or safe-guarding of personal information associated with the site, please contact the City of Prince George:

City of Prince George
1100 Patricia Boulevard
Prince George, BC V2L 3V9

Phone: 250-561-7600

Personal information

When you visit the City of Prince George website, you are anonymous until you decide to identify yourself to the City. Unless you consent by clicking on a Submit or equivalent button, the website does not automatically collect or retain your email address in a database but some Internet Service Providers may automatically include your email address with your Internet Protocol ("IP") address. The City's website does log your IP address and may use "cookies" for the purposes of analyzing trends, administering the websites, tracking website visitors' preferences, gathering general demographic information and to improve your browsing experience. The logged IP address and/or "cookies" are not linked to any personally identifiable information.

If you direct an enquiry to a City department, we will ask you to provide your name and mailing address or email address for the purpose of responding to your enquiry. Only those who "need to know" will have access to the personal information provided.

Links to third-party websites

As a service to our citizens, the City provides links to external websites which may or may not have their own privacy policies. The City does not endorse these sites nor are they covered by the City of Prince George's privacy policy statement.

To understand how they manage personal information, we recommend that you read the privacy policy of any website before you divulge individually identifiable information. We are not responsible for the content or practices of websites operated by third parties that are linked to our sites. These links are provided as a service to our visitors. Unless otherwise stated, they do not constitute our endorsement, sponsorship, or approval of their content, policies, or practices.

Logging practices

The City's website logs the IP address of all site visitors. An IP address is a number automatically assigned to the computer or to the ISP (Internet Service Provider) that is requesting a website content page.

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track visitors' movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


By accessing any of the pages within the City of Prince George's website, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy and Web Policies. If you do not agree to these policies, please do not use our website. Your continued use of the City of Prince George website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.

Where the information you are providing to us is sensitive, your consent must be expressed. The following are examples of expressed consent:

  • Clicking on the submit button on a form that includes individually identifiable information.
  • Sending an e-mail requesting a product or service.

The manner in which your consent is granted may vary depending on the sensitivity of the information that you are providing to us. Where the information is less sensitive, implied consent will be considered appropriate.

Changes to the copyright, disclaimer and privacy site

Due to the evolving nature of the technologies, we may occasionally update this Policy. Please check this page periodically for changes.