Privacy Policy

What this policy covers

The Government of Alberta is committed to ensuring your privacy while you visit and use this site. We take our privacy obligations seriously and we’ve created this privacy policy to explain how we treat your personal information collected on this site. Personal information is information we hold which is identifiable as being about you.

Your personal information is collected under the authority of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act, and is managed in accordance with the FOIP Act. The information you provide is being collected by Communications and Public Engagement to inform government decision-making, and may be disclosed to other departments in the Government of Alberta for consultation and feedback. Your contact information may be used to communicate with you and respond to enquiries. If you have any questions about this collection, you may contact the Director of Public Engagement by email at public-engagement@gov.ab.ca.

Any personal information you provide will not be used or disclosed for any purpose other than the purpose for which the information was collected or compiled, or for a use consistent with that purpose, without your specific written consent or unless required to do so by law.

You can find more information about the protection of your privacy and your privacy rights at the following web site: https://www.alberta.ca/protection-privacy.aspx.

The software platform this website runs on and associated technology operations are provided by Bang the Table Pty Ltd. Click this link for the Privacy Policy governing their service (External link).

What personal information we collect

Profile Information

We collect information from you when you register to use this site. This includes your email address and additional demographic information as provided by you on the registration form.

Please note that you are able to browse any publicly accessible sections of this website completely anonymously without signing up.

Engagement Information

The content you create as part of your interactions with this website. These can include responses to surveys, comments on discussion forums, or any of the other engagement opportunities available here.

Usage Information

We collect information about your usage of the site, such as pages visited, documents downloaded, etc.

How we use the information we collect

We collect this information in order to:

  • analyze and interpret it to help meet our objectives and obligations;
  • communicate information to you about engagement opportunities, events and other initiatives; and
  • respond to enquiries and otherwise engage with stakeholders.

External links

Our website may contain links to other websites. Those links are provided for convenience and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of linked websites and we suggest you review the privacy policies of those websites before using them.

Security

We work in compliance with the FOIP Act to protect information about you against unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, and take all reasonable measures to do so.

Requesting access or correcting your personal information

Subject to the FOIP Act, you may have some or all of the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • to access your personal data and to rectify any inaccuracies within that personal data;
  • to request your personal data intable, machine-readable format; and
  • to withdraw your consent to  porour processing of your personal data.

If you wish to contact us to with a request relating to personal information we hold about you, please contact us using the contact details set out below including your name and contact details. We may need to verify your identity before providing you with your personal information.

In some cases, we may be unable to provide you with access to all your personal information and where this occurs, we will explain why. We will deal with all requests for access to personal information within a reasonable timeframe.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, or if you would like to request a correction to the information you provided, please email notifications@engagementhq.com.