Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) tracks data associated with Web page visits so that we can continue to improve our service to Canadians.
How it’s Done
DFO uses a web analytics tool to track your visits to each Web page using persistent cookies. Persistent cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer so that certain information is remembered. These cookies track:
How it Benefits You
Cookies enable DFO to learn about visitor trends so that we can modify our Web site to better suite your online needs by:
Protecting Your Privacy
The cookies used by the web analytics tool do not gather any specific personal information, such as your name, phone number or email address. In all cases, data is used only in aggregate. You have the option of choosing to not accept cookies by adjusting your browser settings. Please note, however, that disabling cookies will cause some sections of the DFO Web site or Web applications to fail.
For more information about cookies, please visit our frequently asked questions about cookies.