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Copyright & Terms of Use

Copyright & Terms of Use

To obtain permission to reproduce material on the Government of Alberta website, please send a request
To obtain permission to reproduce material on the Government of Alberta website, please send a request

Copyright and Permission to Reproduce

Copyright of all materials on this website, including the underlying HTML, text, illustrations, designs, icons, audio clips, video clips, documents, products, software and all other content (“Material”) is either owned by the Government of Alberta, or the Government of Alberta has obtained a license to use the Material for the website.

The Material on the site is protected by the Copyright Act (Canada). Except as noted in the Terms of Use below, none of the Material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means (“Use” or “Used”), without the prior written consent of the Government of Alberta, or the original creator, where applicable.

To obtain permission to reproduce material on the Government of Alberta website, please send a request to:

Alberta Communications and Public Engagement
Director, Digital Communications
7th Floor, Federal Building
9820 – 107 Street
Edmonton, AB T5K 1E7

The submission can also be made electronically by submitting a detailed request using the Alberta Connects system.

To the extent a user of the website posts Material to the site, the user grants to the Government of Alberta an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide license for the Government of Alberta to display the Material posted and to reproduce the Material for any Government of Alberta purpose.

Trademarks and Official Marks

All trademarks used and/or displayed on this website are registered or unregistered trademarks or official marks of the Government of Alberta. Nothing on this website should be interpreted to grant any license to use any trademark or official mark without the express written permission of the Government of Alberta.

To obtain permission to use trademarks, please send a request to:

Alberta Communications and Public Engagement
Director, Digital Communications
7th Floor, Federal Building
9820 – 107 Street
Edmonton, AB T5K 1E7

Terms of Use

Definitions

In these Terms of Use:

“Datasets” mean the collections of sets of information available on this website which are comprised of separate elements, but which can be manipulated as a unit by a computer.

“Open Datasets” mean the Datasets on the site for which a link is provided to the Open Government License – Alberta.

“Other Materials” mean all Materials on this website, excluding Datasets, but including the underlying HTML, text, illustrations, designs, icons, audio clips, video clips, documents, products, software and all other content.

“Restricted Datasets” mean the Datasets on the site for which a link is not provided to the Open Government License – Alberta.

Terms of Use – Datasets

Government of Alberta Open Data portal: You may Use the Open Datasets in accordance with the Open Government License - Alberta.

If you wish to Use the Restricted Datasets, you must obtain permission directly from the creator of the Restricted Dataset, listed in the attribution statement.

Terms of Use – Comments  

The Government of Alberta will not tolerate comments from readers that are offensive to an individual or an organization, rude in tone or abusive.  It also reserves the right to edit or refuse comments that meet any of the following conditions:

  • Contrary to the principles of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms;
  • Racist, hateful, sexist, homophobic, slanderous, insulting or life-threatening messages;
  • Serious, unproven or inaccurate accusations against individuals or organizations;
  • Aggressive, coarse, violent, obscene or pornographic comments;
  • Messages where the sender is not the author or is otherwise unidentifiable (from spam and/or anonymous profiles);
  • Messages for advertising purposes;
  • Announcements from labor or political organizations;
  • Messages written in a language other than English;
  • Unintelligible or irrelevant messages; and
  • Any other message that the forum moderators feel will not add to the normal flow of debate.

Any information you provide will be monitored for inappropriate or unnecessary personal information or images about the submitter or a third party and the Government of Alberta will take reasonable steps to protect your privacy and that of a third party.

Terms of Use – Other Materials - Non-Commercial or Educational Use

All information on this site has been posted to provide Albertans with direct access to information about the programs and services offered by the Government of Alberta.

The information has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial or educational Use and except where otherwise prohibited, may be Used, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from the Government of Alberta provided the following conditions are complied with:

Users must not modify or alter the Material.

Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the Material is accurately reproduced.

Users must identify the Government of Alberta as the source of the Material with the following statement:

“The source of the materials [website address]. The use of these materials by [insert user’s name] is done without any affiliation with or endorsement by the Government of Alberta. Reliance upon [insert user’s name]’s use of these materials is at the risk of the end user.”

Terms of Use – Other Materials – Commercial Use

Use of Material on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial distribution is prohibited, except with written permission from the Government of Alberta. To obtain permission to Use Material on this site for commercial purposes, please contact:

Alberta Communications and Public Engagement
Director, Digital Communications
7th Floor, Federal Building
9820 – 107 Street
Edmonton, AB T5K 1E7