The Village of Oil Springs is committed to ensuring that personal information is collected and handled responsibly in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).

Correspondence to Council

Individuals who submit letters and other information to Council should be aware that any personal information contained within their communications may become part of the public record and may be made available through the Council Agenda process and posted on the Village website.

Website Privacy Statement

The Village of Oil Spring is committed to protecting your privacy.

This website and our practices, have been designed to ensure compliance with the privacy provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). By visiting www.oilsprings.ca visitors are accepting the practices decribed in this privacy statement.

Personal Information:  The Village does not automatically gather any personal information from you such as your name, phone number, street or email address.  This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily.  Any personal information you provide to us is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with MFIPPA. We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party.  The Village will only use or disclose your personal information in accordance with what is permitted under MFIPPA.  The Village uses encryption technology to keep any personal information collected through the sight confidential. All user information is maintained in a secure environment only accessible by authorized personnel.

Logging Practices: When you browse the Village website our servers automatically collect limited amounts of standard information for traffic monitoring and statistical purposes. This information does not identify a visitor personally and is only used to administer the site and identify usage trends to improve the website.  Our web logs store the domain name and IP address from which the Village's website was accessed; the type of browser and operating system used; the date and time the site was accessed; the pages, visited, and the region of the world from which the site was accessed.

Cookies:  The Village's website uses cookies to improve users' experience. A "cookie" is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer, placed there by a we server for future access and retrieval of stored information. All employees and processors who have access to your cookies are obliged to respect the confidentiality of that information.  Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Beware that by declining cookies some interactive features or online services that depend on cookies may not function as intended.

External Links: The Village's website has links to other external websites for your information and convenience.  The Village of Oil Springs is not responsible for the privacy practices of websites linked to from our site.

Changes may be made to this statement from time to time. Users are encouraged to check this statement periodically.





Village social media and web pages (the "Sites") are intended to be accessible by a public audience.

A person who "posts" content to a Site is referred to herein as a Poster.  Postings are subject to the policies of the social media platform which operates the Site or page and also, where not in conflict, to the policies of the Village.

By posting comments, photos, videos or other content to one or more of the Sites, the Poster represents that the Poster owns or has the right to post such content and intends to make that content public.

Public content is available to anyone who uses the social media platform and others (via online search engines, application program interfaces, and other forms of media, such as television and magazines).

Information specifically collected as part of an official municipal public engagement exercise will be kept in accordance with the Village's Record Retention By-law,

The Village may, at its sole discretion, use content posted to a Site for any purpose.

Posters and other person u se the web, social platforms and the Sites at their own risk.  The Village is not responsible for any loss or damages suffered by a person who uses a Site or a link contained on a site.

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