Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

The Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI), based at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto, and an initiative of the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), is committed to respecting privacy and protecting personal information. Our practices are in line with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) as applicable in Ontario, Canada, and reflect the principles of transparency and accountability. 

For more information, visit the website of University of Toronto’s FIPP office, or contact the University’s FIPP staff.

Data Privacy Practices

Information Collection and Use: LoGRI collects personal information to enhance programmatic activities and research. Upon visiting our website, we automatically capture your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, which gives us non-identifiable data about your browser and device. This process helps us understand our website visitors and improve their future user experience. We handle this information based on legitimate interests, consent, and legal requirements.

Data Security: We implement security measures to ensure the protection of personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Access and Correction: Individuals have the right to access their personal information held by LoGRI and request correction if necessary.

External Sites and Third-Party Services

External Links: Our website may contain links to external sites, not governed by this policy. We advise users to read the privacy policies of any external sites before providing personal information.

Third-Party Services: We utilize third-party services, such as Google Analytics, for website functionality and analysis. These services collect anonymized data about website usage.

Analytics and Cookies

LoGRI uses Google Analytics to gather anonymized data about website usage to improve our services. Cookies may be used to collect this data. Users can opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This policy may be updated periodically. We encourage users to review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contact Information

For inquiries about our privacy policy or to exercise privacy rights, please contact the LoGRI team at logri.munkschool@utoronto.ca.


While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, LoGRI cannot be held liable for any errors, omissions, or discrepancies on our website or any linked external websites. This policy is subject to change without notice, and the updated version will be available on our website. By using our site, you acknowledge and agree to these terms.