We respect the privacy of visitors to our website. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices of our site.

Personal Information Management

This site does not automatically gather any personal information from you. Information such as name, phone number and e-mail address are only obtained if you provide it to us voluntarily by sending us e-mail or by completing an electronic form that requests information.

Any personal information that we ask you to provide is collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. We collect only information that is necessary for the operation of the website and that allows us to respond to your needs. Use and disclosure of your personal information is limited by the privacy protection provisions of the FOIP Act.

Information Collected via the Internet

When you visit My Wild Alberta the web server automatically collects a limited amount of information essential for the operation and security of the site and other sites that reside on the server.

This information includes:

  • the page from which you arrived
  • the date and time of your page request
  • the IP address your computer is using to receive information
  • the type and version of your browser
  • the name and size of the file you request

This information helps us assess our information services and is used only for this purpose. It is collected in compliance with section 33 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. This information is not used to identify individuals who come to the website. None of this information is disclosed to other public bodies or individuals.

Some of this information (e.g., browser type) does not identify who you are. Other information, such as your Internet domain name or IP address, may identify you, depending on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider. You may wish to ask your provider about their policies and practices in this regard.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that some websites place in your computer to assist you when you return to that site, or to determine how visitors are using the site. The interactive “Events Calendar" program located in the "Fishing" and “Hunting” sections of this website, as well as the “Join the Community” registration form, do use "cookies". In these applications, a temporary cookie is created to hold sessional information that assists in the successful completion of an event submission or registration form. Your web browser will automatically delete the cookie created by the "Events Calendar" and “Join the Community Registration” forms from your machine after a period of 24 hours.

If you disable your web browser's accept or allow "cookies" option you will not be able to use the "Events Calendar" or “Join the Community” features.

Security

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this site uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

Links to Other Sites

This site contains links to a variety of other websites that provide useful information. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other sites you may visit when you link to them from the My Wild Alberta website. Each organization’s website should have a different privacy statement depending on the nature of its site and you should review the privacy statement each time you submit personal information on a website.

Questions?

For more information about any of the policies described above or about our website in general:

Notices of Collection for Web Forms:

Updated: Nov 2008