Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

Disclaimer - No Warranties

This website and all of the information it contains are provided by the Town of Smithers as a public service only and are provided "as is", without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. All implied warranties, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, are hereby expressly disclaimed.

Limitation of Liabilities

The Town of Smithers assumes no liability for any inaccurate, delayed, or incomplete information, nor for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Under no circumstances will the Town of Smithers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages based on any use of this website or any other website to which this site is linked, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, or loss of programs or information, even if the Town of Smithers has been specifically advised of the possibility of such damages.


The Town of Smithers is the owner of copyright in all information found on this website, unless otherwise stated. The Town of Smithers uses multi-media (i.e. graphics, audio, and visual materials) on this website with permission of third-party copyright holders. Reproduction of such materials is not permitted.

The Town of Smithers assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any error, omission, or alteration from the use of any information contained herein. Persons and organizations using this information agree to indemnify and save harmless the Town of Smithers against any claims or actions of any kind or manner resulting from its use.

Privacy Policy

The Town of Smithers respects your right to privacy and takes steps to safeguard personal information coming into its custody through use of this website, in accordance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Collection and Internal Use

The Town limits the collection and use of personal information to that which is required to serve our citizens in a responsible and efficient manner.


The Town does not publish or sell personal information and takes precautions to protect such information from unauthorized access by third parties.

A formal request for the disclosure of personal information may be executed by a body with legal authority to do so and wholly or partially granted by the City in accordance with disclosure exceptions as outlined in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Actor with the expressed consent of individuals affected by the request.


Reasonable precautions are taken to ensure that personal information, in the Town's custody, remains on Canadian soil and is not disclosed outside Canadian borders.

The Town occasionally partners with private sector companies to provide the most efficient or cost-effective delivery of government services to citizens. In some instances, it is necessary to provide contracted partners with limited personal information necessary to perform the work. As such, Town partners operate as an extension of the Town and are contractually obliged to handle personal information according to the same Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act precepts that govern the Town.

Links to Third-party Websites

As a service to our citizens, the Town provides links to external websites that may or may not have their own privacy policies. The Town does not endorse these sites nor are they covered by the Town of Smithers' privacy policy statement.


By submitting personal information using this website, you are agreeing to conditions laid out within.


Questions and comments can be directed to the Town's Director of Corporate Services at

The Town of Smithers reserves the right to change and re-post its privacy policy statement at any time without notice.