Last Revised: April 6, 2020
The website netalert.me is maintained by the Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory based at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto. As part of an Ontario university, the Citizen Lab complies with Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).
The Citizen Lab respects your privacy. This policy informs you about how we handle personal information collected through NetAlert.me. We may update this policy from time to time and will notify you by changing the Last Revised date at the top of this page.
As part of the University of Toronto, our collection of personal information is authorized by section 2(14) of The University of Toronto Act, 1971.
What personal information is collected through the Net Alert website and why?
The Citizen Lab only collects data that may be considered personal information through the Net Alert website when we have your consent or when it is necessary for our legitimate interest of disseminating information regarding privacy and security.
Our website’s web server technology logs your public IP address in association with web resources requested by your browser. The time and URL of each resource you request is logged and stored on our web server in a directory accessible only to system administrators.
How long do we keep your information?
We keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary in connection with the purposes for which it was collected.
Where and how is your personal information stored?
What rights do I have regarding my personal information?
Our handling of your personal information is governed by Ontario’s FIPPA through which you have enforceable rights. You have the right to access and correct your personal information. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
We will comply with all requests that are legally required and assist with other requests as appropriate in the circumstances, including erasure of your personal information, objection to processing of your personal information, and requests to receive your personal information in a manner that facilitates the portability of your data.
Who do I contact if I have further questions?
If you have further questions about our privacy practices you can contact the Citizen Lab at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information on FIPPA and the University of Toronto, you can contact the University of Toronto’s Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Office:
Rafael Eskenazi, FIPP Director
University of Toronto
McMurrich Building, Rm 104
12 Queen's Park Crescent W
Toronto, ON M5S 1A8
The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario can be contacted at:
2 Bloor Street East,
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8