Privacy Policy

The University of Toronto is committed to the protection of privacy. Ontario universities are covered by the  Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act  which supports access to University records and the protection of privacy. The University upholds these principles. 

Information Gathered 

When you visit our website, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, providing us with non-identifiable information about your browser and device. This allows us to gain a better understanding of the visitors using our website, so that we can create a better user experience in the future. 


This website includes several forms that allow you to contact us. Any information you provide through these forms will only be accessed by authorized University of Toronto staff. Should you choose to include your email address or phone number, we may contact you in response to your enquiry. 


This website uses Google Analytics, which uses cookies to record non-identifiable information about your site visit. We use this information to monitor aggregate usage trends and identify opportunities to improve this website. Google uses this information to track and examine the use of Google Analytics and to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. It may also use the data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You may wish to read  Google’s privacy policy  or opt out of Google Analytics

Third-Party Services 

Some pages on this website use third-party plug-ins to enhance the user experience. This includes event maps, sortable tables and social media share buttons. These plug-ins may collect non-identifiable information about your site visit and provide targeted advertisements. To learn more about Interest-Based Advertising, or to opt-out, visit the  Network Advertising Initiative Opt-out page. 

External Sites 

This website may include links that direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the content on any of these pages, and encourage you to read their privacy policies. 


We may modify this privacy policy from time to time without notice. Please continue to check this page for updates. 


For questions and feedback about the protection of privacy on this website, please contact us by email at

General questions or concerns related to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act can be directed to the University of Toronto’s  Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Office