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How do I provide input?

Your input can be submitted using the online options that are relevant to each of the projects that are currently open for consultation. Note: Some online tools will require you to be signed in to be able to provide input.

How do I sign up?

  • Complete the sign up form
  • Choose a username and a password
  • Provide your email address, your name, and postal code
  • You will receive an email to confirm your email address
  • Return to the main page and click the 'Sign In' button Note: your comments will appear under your username and you can comment anonymously through a username of your choice.

Why do I need to sign up to this site to provide input?

We ask you to sign up for the online platform because it helps to minimize the chance of the consultation being manipulated by someone who leaves many comments in support of a position. It allows us to update residents if there are changes about the consultation or the project.

Can I use this site anonymously?

Yes, you can use this website anonymously. Even when you register and post comments, your anonymity is protected because you are identified by your chosen screen name. Bang the Table Pty Ltd hosts this website on behalf of the Town of Whitby and will not reveal the identities of account holders to the Town of Whitby. Any communication will always come to you through the platform so your email address is not shared.

What happens to my input?

All input and ideas are compiled and sent to the relevant project manager to inform the recommendation and/or decision making. Input provided online is used in collaboration with other in-person consultation activities like open houses, public meetings pop-up events, workshops and other similar activities. Note: All comments you make through Connect Whitby become public records.

Is my privacy protected?

Your privacy is protected and the City will only use your email address to contact you with updates and to invite you to participate in consultations. Your email address will not be distributed to any third party or used for any other purpose. For more information, see the Privacy Policy.

How is the site moderated?

All discussion forums, guest books and questions and answers are moderated 24 hours a day 7 days a week for inappropriate language, comments that disrespect other participants and for comments that are off topic. All moderation is carried out by Bang the Table for the Town of Whitby. Moderators do not edit or alter any comments and will only remove comments deemed to be significantly off topic, offensive or malicious, in which case they are removed from the site immediately and the person who posted the comment is advised by email. Please refer the Moderation Policy.

How do I provide input?

Your input can be submitted using the online options that are relevant to each of the projects that are currently open for consultation. Note: Some online tools will require you to be signed in to be able to provide input.

How do I sign up?

  • Complete the sign up form
  • Choose a username and a password
  • Provide your email address, your name, and postal code
  • You will receive an email to confirm your email address
  • Return to the main page and click the 'Sign In' button Note: your comments will appear under your username and you can comment anonymously through a username of your choice.

Why do I need to sign up to this site to provide input?

We ask you to sign up for the online platform because it helps to minimize the chance of the consultation being manipulated by someone who leaves many comments in support of a position. It allows us to update residents if there are changes about the consultation or the project.

Can I use this site anonymously?

Yes, you can use this website anonymously. Even when you register and post comments, your anonymity is protected because you are identified by your chosen screen name. Bang the Table Pty Ltd hosts this website on behalf of the Town of Whitby and will not reveal the identities of account holders to the Town of Whitby. Any communication will always come to you through the platform so your email address is not shared.

What happens to my input?

All input and ideas are compiled and sent to the relevant project manager to inform the recommendation and/or decision making. Input provided online is used in collaboration with other in-person consultation activities like open houses, public meetings pop-up events, workshops and other similar activities. Note: All comments you make through Connect Whitby become public records.

Is my privacy protected?

Your privacy is protected and the City will only use your email address to contact you with updates and to invite you to participate in consultations. Your email address will not be distributed to any third party or used for any other purpose. For more information, see the Privacy Policy.

How is the site moderated?

All discussion forums, guest books and questions and answers are moderated 24 hours a day 7 days a week for inappropriate language, comments that disrespect other participants and for comments that are off topic. All moderation is carried out by Bang the Table for the Town of Whitby. Moderators do not edit or alter any comments and will only remove comments deemed to be significantly off topic, offensive or malicious, in which case they are removed from the site immediately and the person who posted the comment is advised by email. Please refer the Moderation Policy.