Our Commitment to Protection of Personal Information
Your privacy is important. Whether you are browsing for information or conducting business with the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation, your information is personal and must be protected. You also have the right to be informed how and why we collect, use and share your personal information.
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPP Act) (PDF) governs the collection of all personal information handled by public offices.
You Have a Choice
If you choose not to use the Internet to provide personal information to the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation, you may contact the foundation by telephone, fax, mail, or email.
What happens when I provide the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation with personal information online?
Only the personal information necessary to respond to your message and to provide the requested information or access may be collected. For example, you may voluntarily provide the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation with your name, phone number and e-mail address if you wish to:
Information is collected in compliance with the FOIPP Act to fulfill the stated purpose for which it was originally collected. Your personal information is disclosed only to the authorized personnel who need it to process and respond to your request.
The standard information collected when you visit this site includes the following:
- Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of the computer used to access our site
- operating systems and the types and versions of browsers used to access our site
- Internet service providers used by visitors to our site
- dates and times users access our site
- pages visited
- keywords users enter into our search engine
- names and sizes of files requested
The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation cannot personally identify you from any of the above information.
Cookies from third party applications
The site uses Google Analytics for the purpose of website analytics. Read the Google Analytics privacy statement to find out what and how your information is collected.
Security practices of government are continually evolving to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of information and systems. Government uses up-to-date security safeguards to protect its networks and websites from misuse, alteration, copying, disclosure, destruction, monitoring or unauthorized sharing of information and damage. These safeguards include the use of security software and encryption protocols, physical and technical controls and procedures to protect information behind the government firewall.
The computer systems of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation use hardware and software to monitor unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on our website, disrupt service, or otherwise cause damage. As a general practice, the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation does not attempt to link this information with the identity of individuals visiting our site. If an attempt to damage our site is detected, we may take further actions.
Whom do I contact if I have questions about privacy?
Contact the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation
Whom do I contact if I have questions about security?
Information Technology Shared Services
PO Box 2000
5th Floor, Sullivan Building
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Phone: (902) 569-7508