Privacy Policy

About Us

This is a privacy policy for TRIUMF trmail (the mailserver). Our homepage on the Web is located at The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at Users may go to for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

Andrew Daviel
4004 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 2A3 

You may contact us by e-mail at You may call us at +1 604-222-7376.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

Additional Information

This policy is valid for 10 days from the time that it is loaded by a client.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 1 data group.

Group "trmail"

We collect the following information:

By "collect" we also mean information given to Computing Services for creation of an email account accessible on this server, typically name, user ID, email address, and employer

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

To authenticate users who are allowed to access email via this server


TRIUMF tries not to publish your name and email address in an easily machine-readable form. However:


Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:


The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
ALL Access to all collected information is available.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
COR Violations of this policy will be corrected.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
ADMa The data is used for site administration.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
STP The data is kept for the stated purpose only.
PHY Physical contact information is collected.
ONL Online contact information is collected.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
DEM Demographic and socioeconomic data is collected.
STA State-management data is collected

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at

Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and Netscape Navigator 7 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions they will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.


More information about P3P Privacy may be found at