Toronto Island Park Master Plan: Big Ideas – Terms of Use

Submissions will be reviewed by City of Toronto Staff to ensure that the appropriate guidelines below are met. Photographs and videos that include identifiable minor children will require the consent of their legal guardian prior to posting. The completed multimedia consent form can be emailed as an attachment to

  1. Do not use language that may be considered harmful, profane, obscene, discriminatory, defamatory, hateful, abusive, threatening, or otherwise offensive to other participants.
  2. Do not post or link to any inappropriate, offensive or illegal material.
  3. Do not post content that reveals personal or sensitive information. We remove:
    • Personal identification information
    • Private contact information and addresses
    • Online login information (usernames and passwords)
    • Photos of private people that they don’t want posted online
  4. It is prohibited to submit content that:
    • may be inappropriate, indecent, offensive, libelous or defamatory, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful or plagiarized may be harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, profane, obscene, violent, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way
    • may violate or encourage others to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation
    • may defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights
    • may contain commercial advertising, including but not limited to logos, brand names, and slogans, subject to copyright laws
    • may include any viruses, worms, corrupt files, Trojan horses, or other forms of corruptive code or content that may harm or interfere with the website, and/or any third party websites
  5. If you are posting a photo , video or art piece, it is prohibited to include content that:
    • is pornographic or sexually explicit
    • contains nudity of any kind
    • features graphic violence
    • includes disturbing or disgusting video footage
    • violates copyright laws
    • contains hate speech, including verbal attacks based on gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, disability or nationality
    • contains the likeness of a minor of whom you are not the legal guardian
  6. It is prohibited to post comments that include:
    • Unsolicited chain mail
    • Criticisms using insulting language
    • Unsolicited or irrelevant product and business promotion
    • Hateful or shaming remarks like comments about physical appearance

By making a submission to Toronto Island Park Master Plan: Big Ideas, submitters warrant that any entry is original and does not infringe any third party intellectual property and assign all intellectual property rights in any materials created to the City of Toronto, including, but not limited to, copyright and all economic rights, including a waiver of moral rights, with no compensation or further consent required.

Submissions that do not pass the formal review shall not be included on the website. Submissions that include threatening or illegal content may be brought to the attention of the appropriate body for possible investigation by appropriate law enforcement organizations.

Social media linked submissions that do not meet copyright or other submission requirements will be removed from the site. In order to make a submission, you must be at least 18 years of age, or you must have a parent or guardian post it for you. By making a submission, users agree to accept all legal liabilities for their content, and agree to hold the City of Toronto, its Councillors, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns and all others associated with the administration of Toronto Island Park Master Plan: Big Ideas harmless.

Notice of Public Record

Please note that all approved submissions will be considered records that are available to the general public under section 27 of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Collection Authority Statement

Parks, Forestry and Recreation collects personal information under the legal authority of section 136 of the City of Toronto Act and the 2021 City of Toronto Capital Budget approved by City Council on December 16, 2020. Your name and email address will only be used to keep you informed about the progress of the Toronto Island Master Plan. Your demographic data is being collected in order to better evaluate who this process is reaching, and is in alignment the City’s Data for Equity Strategy. Questions about this collection can be directed to the Manager, Public Consultation, Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3C6, or by telephone at 416-338-3020.