Disclaimer & Privacy Statement


CIFFC produces this website as a service and warrants that it makes the best efforts possible to present information that is complete and accurate at the time of posting. However, we cannot guarantee the validity of all sources or the appropriateness of any specific application of the information presented on our site. CIFFC assumes no responsibility and users of this site should verify the information from other sources prior to making decisions or acting upon it.


Privacy Statement

The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) is committed to protecting the privacy of people whose personal information is held by us through responsible information management practices.

If you visit the CIFFC web site to browse, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about the visit. The following information is automatically collected and stored:

  • The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used.
  • The type of browser and operating system;
  • The date and time of the visit; and
  • The web pages or services accessed.

Information collected automatically is used for purposes such as assessing system performance, improving web services and web site management. CIFFC does not use this data to determine your identity unless required to do so by law.

Visitors should be aware that the CIFFC web site may include links to web sites operated by government agencies, non-profit organizations and private businesses. When you link to another site, this privacy policy will not apply, however, you may be subject to the privacy policy of that new site, if one exists. CIFFC is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external websites.

CIFFC uses information collected from individuals to provide products or services, or to respond to requests for information. CIFFC will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except where required by law. Once the information is no longer required to fulfill its intended purposes, and is no longer required or permitted to be retained for legal or business purposes, it will be destroyed or deleted.

CIFFC is obligated to protect your personal information by making reasonable security arrangements against such risks as unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure or disposal. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operating practices as part of CIFFC's continuing commitment to the protection of personal information it holds.