Privacy disclaimer: Canada.ca design system

  • Last updated: 2021-01-20

The disclaimer expand/collapse pattern ensures that terms of use, privacy statements and similar forms of disclaimer are available where required, but do not obstruct access to the main content of the page.

Privacy disclaimer

The personal information provided is governed in accordance with the Privacy Act. This personal information is being collected as part of the Government of Canada’s...

[Include the full privacy disclaimer in the expand/collapse, including headings, sub-headings, etc.]

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Privacy disclaimer

The personal information provided is governed in accordance with the Privacy Act. This personal information is being collected as part of the Government of Canada’s...

[Include the full privacy disclaimer in the expand/collapse, including headings, sub-headings, etc.]

Code
<details>
 <summary>Privacy disclaimer</summary>
 <p>[Disclaimer text]</p>
</details>

Research and blog posts

While working on the ArriveCAN content, we noticed that a long privacy statement at the top of the page created a barrier for some screen reader users.

Latest changes

Changed the guidance on disclaimers to use an expand/collapse

Discussion

Discuss the pattern in github issues

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