We are committed to meeting or exceeding the privacy standards established by federal and provincial legislation. Our information handling practices comply with the Personal Information Protection Act (Alberta) and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada).
Our Privacy Principles:
We are responsible for personal information under our control and we have designated the President, the Manager – Corporate Operations and Services and the Accounting Manager as the three individuals who are accountable for our compliance with the privacy principles.
2. Identifying Purposes
We identify the purposes for which the personal information is collected at or before the time the information is collected.
We obtain the individual’s consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information except where required or permitted by law.
4. Limiting Collection
We limit the collection of personal information to that which is necessary for the purposes identified. We collect personal information by fair and lawful means.
5. Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Personal information shall be used or disclosed only for the purposes for which it was collected or for a use consistent with that purpose, except with the consent of the individual or as specifically authorized by law. We retain personal information only as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
Personal Information is maintained in as accurate and up to date form as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it is to be used.
We protect personal information by employing safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. These safeguards include keeping filing cabinets storing sensitive information locked, using a shredder to dispose of sensitive information in Head and Branch Offices, having secure offices and having all employees submit to a criminal record check.
We make available to our customers and employees information regarding the policies and practices that apply to the management of their personal information.
9. Individual Access
Upon written request, customers and employees will be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of their personal information and be given access to it. Customers and employees may verify the accuracy and completeness of their information and may request that the information be amended where appropriate.
Fax the form to us at: (403) 245-6212
10. Challenging Compliance