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, participating on the website through social media functions or by completing an electronic form that requests information. The only information collected that is used to identify you is information you give voluntarily. When you submit a question or comment, you may be asked for your name, e-mail address, or other information. This information is only used to process and respond to your question or comment, or to manage the social media platform and is collected in compliance with section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. This information is not disclosed except to authorized personnel who need it to answer your question or to manage the social media platform.
Any personal information you provide is collected in accordance with section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act for the purposes of administering the Alberta Business Portal, assessment, evaluation and promotion of the web site, and use in research and statistical analysis. We collect only what is necessary for the operation of the web site and to respond to your needs. Our use and disclosure of your personal information is limited by the privacy protection provisions of the FOIP Act. Questions concerning the collection and use of this information should be directed to the FOIP Coordinator at
EDT-IR.FOIPServices@gov.ab.ca or 10155-102 Street, 13th floor, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4L6.
Information Collected via the Internet
When you visit the web site the web server automatically collects a limited amount of information essential for the operation, evaluation and security of the site and other sites that reside on the server. 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, in large part, on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider. You may wish to ask them about their policies and practices in this regard.
This website uses Google Analytics. If you wish to understand more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please go to “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”, located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
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 other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.
Links to Other Sites
This site contains links to a variety of other web sites that provide useful information. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other sites you may visit after you enter this site.