Personal Information Management
We may collect your personal information directly from you, such as your name, phone number and e-mail address, which are only obtained if you provide them to us voluntarily by sending us e-mail, by signing up to receive e-mail updates from Invest Alberta or about Alberta investment news, by participating on the Website through social media functions or by completing an electronic form that requests information. The only information collected directly from you 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.
Your personal information is only used to process and respond to your questions or comments, to manage the Invest Alberta social media platform, and, in accordance with applicable laws, to send you e-mail updates about Invest Alberta and Alberta investment news in connection with the programs and services offered by Invest Alberta (collectively, the “Purposes“). Personal Information is collected under the authority of section 33(c) of Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“FOIP Act”) and in accordance with IAC’s mandate established under section 3(2) of the Alberta Investment Attraction Act, as applicable. This information is not disclosed except to authorized personnel who need it for the Purposes.
Invest Alberta’s use and disclosure of your personal information is limited by applicable the privacy protection provisions of the FOIP Act. For more information about how personal information is collected on the site, please contact:
Vice President, Finance & Administration
Suite 701. 10250 – 101 Street
Canada T5J 3P4
Information Collected via the Internet
We or our service providers that help us maintain and operate our web site and mobile applications may also automatically collect the following information relating to your access to and use of our website and mobile applications through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies: your domain name; your browser type and operating system; your type of computer or mobile device; pages you view; links you click; your IP address; the length of time you visit or use our site or mobile apps; and the referring URL, or the webpage that led you to our site.
This Website uses a number of third-party products and various technological methods to track the patterns of users accessing and using the Website. Read their privacy statements to find out how they track and use your information:
Some of the content on Invest Alberta’s website and apps may include applications made available by third parties, which could include social media buttons or links that allow you to share content or links to Invest Alberta’s website and apps through the relevant third-party platforms. These third-party applications themselves may facilitate the collection of information by those third parties, through your interaction with the applications and sometimes even if you do not interact directly with them. Invest Alberta is not responsible for the technical operation of these applications or the collection and use practices of the relevant third parties. Please visit the relevant third-party websites to understand their privacy practices and options they may make available to you in relation to their collection of your personal information.
For Website security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this Website 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 Website 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 Website.