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We are committed to providing our visitors with a Web site that
and practices of the Canada Business Service Centres.
For questions or comments
regarding this policy or for additional information about the administration
of the Privacy Act at the Canada Business Service Centres, contact
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as your name, phone number, E-mail or street address during
your visit to its Web sites. This information is only
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us via E-mail, feedback forms or verbally by telephone during
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you do provide is protected under the federal Privacy Act.
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The information you give us will be shared with another government
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and agencies, as well as external sources and other levels of government.
Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy, currency and reliability
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at any time, some details may not yet reflect recent changes. If
this occurs, please contact the Canada Business Service Centre in
your province or territory using the toll-free
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Act and relevant Treasury Board policies. All federal programs,
services and regulations are available in both French and English.
However, users should be aware that some information from external
sources is available only in the language in which it was provided.