Privacy


While the majority of information collected on this website will be non-identifying information and not constitute “personal information” under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or “health information” under the Health Information Act, it still is incumbent on Alberta Health Services to demonstrate its compliance with such legislation in those cases where such information is collected, used or disclosed.

AHS maintains the confidentiality and privacy of individual’s personal and health information while collecting, using and disclosing information in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Health Information Act.

AHS will not collect, use or disclose personal or health information in any manner that is not in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or Health Information Act, or its established policies. 

AHS may disclose personal or health information for approved purposes as authorized by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or the Health Information Act. 

This AHS external web site may collect personal or health information when you voluntarily complete any online application, request form or survey. Personal or health information collected will only be used for the stated purposes. Information is collected pursuant to section 33 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and section 18-24 of the Health Information Act, as applicable.

Any information collected such as the visitor’s Internet Protocol address, web browser and pages accessed is used internally by AHS in an aggregate form, to help us manage and improve the content and to diagnose technical problems of our website to better serve you.

If you have any questions about our privacy policies and practices, please contact Information & Privacy at 1-877-476-9874. You may also write to Information & Privacy at: 10301 Southport Lane SW; Calgary, Alberta, T2W 1S7 or email us at privacy@albertahealthservices.ca .

 


Calgary, Alberta, Canada