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Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

The Owen Sound Police Service is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our site. We have taken appropriate measures to protect and ensure the privacy of any personal information you provide.

As technologies evolve and the business requirements of the Web site evolve, changes to the Web Site Privacy Statement may occur. If changes are made to this Privacy Statement, they will be posted on this page.

Privacy and Access

The Owen Sound Police Service is subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).

Senders of messages should be aware that personal and other information contained in electronic correspondence (or printed versions thereof) which are directed to the Owen Sound Police Service are subject to MFIPPA and may be deemed releasable under this legislation, and that the anonymity or confidentiality of the sender and any information contained within the correspondence cannot be guaranteed. Electronic messages resident on a system outside those of those domain names owned by the Owen Sound Police Service, but deemed to be in the custody and control of the Owen Sound Police Service, may also be releasable under this legislation.  Concerns regarding privacy or access to information should be directed to:

Owen Sound Police Service
922 2nd Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 4M7.  

The Government of Ontario maintains a web site with free access to MFIPPA and other legislation at Please note, however, that legislation on this site may not be the most up-to- date version available. Consult the Government of Ontario for confirmation of the current version.

Use of Collected Information

The Owen Sound Police Service does not collect information for commercial or marketing purposes, and the Owen Sound Police Service does not sell, exchange, or otherwise distribute the information collected through this Web site for commercial or marketing purposes. The Owen Sound Police Service collects only the minimum information needed to meet the purpose for which the collection is required.

The Owen Sound Police Service will not - under any circumstances - use any information provided by visitors for any purpose that is inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was provided, as stated on the Web page. A visitor to the Owen Sound Police Service Web site will not receive correspondence or e-mails from the Owen Sound Police Service on any subject other than those subjects the visitor has given us permission to contact them about.

Use of "Cookies"

During user interaction with our Internet site, we may use a browser feature called a "cookie" to collect information anonymously and track usage patterns on our Web site. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that identifies your browser - but not you - to our computers each time you visit one of our pages. Cookies tell us which pages are visited and by how many people. This helps us enhance the on-line experience of visitors to our Web site.

Unless you specifically advise us, we will not know who you are, even though we may assign your computer a cookie. We cannot use cookies, by themselves, to disclose the individual identity of any site user, and we never combine information gathered by a cookie with personally identifiable information, such as your name, telephone number, or your e-mail address.


The Owen Sound Police Service does not guarantee in any manner the quality, accuracy, or completeness of any information on this Web site, or in links provided by this Web site. A link between the Owen Sound Police Service Web site and any other Web site does not imply endorsement or sponsorship of that Web site, or the creator of that Web site