Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) publishes and maintain this website, and is committed to ensuring your privacy while you visit the site.
Links to Other Sites
The department’s website provides you with information about the Ministry and the Alberta government. This privacy statement covers the AEP website – available at aep.alberta.ca (and does not include websites of other departments/ministries).
Each ministry's or organization's website may have a different privacy statement depending on the nature of its site.
You should review the privacy statement each time you submit personal information on a website.
Collection of Information
When you visit aep.alberta.ca, our web server automatically collects a limited amount of standard information essential to the operation and evaluation of the AEP website. This information includes:
- The page from which you arrived
- The date and time of your page request
- The IP address your computer is using to receive information
- The type and version of your browser
- The name and size of the file you request
This information helps us assess our information services and is used only for this purpose. It is collected in compliance
with section 33 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. This information is not used to identify
individuals who come to the website. None of this information is disclosed to other public bodies or individuals.
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, email address, or other information. This information is only used to process
and respond to your question or comment, and is collected in compliance with section 33 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
The personal information you submit is secure once it reaches the government server. In transit between your computer and
the server, however, it may not be secure. If you would prefer to raise a comment or question in person, please call:
- Government of Alberta - Toll free in the province of Alberta at: 310-4455
A cookie is a file that is placed on your hard drive with your temporary internet files while you are visiting a website.
do we collect personal information from you without your knowledge as you browse this site.
All cookies are ‘first-party cookies’, which means they belong to the same domain that you see in your browsers’ address bar.
The department uses Google Analytics to collect information and statistics on how people use various ministry websites. This data is used to make sure the sites meet users’ needs so that information is easy to access.
Google Analytics creates ‘cookies’ (small data files put on your computer) to collect information like how often you visit a site, how you got to a site and how
long you spent browsing the site. No personal information is collected through Google Analytics.
You can opt-out of Google Analytics collecting your web browsing data:
More information about cookies and Google Analytics:
More information about copyright:
The government computer system uses software to monitor unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or damage
the service we provide. No attempt is made to identify users or their usage patterns except during law enforcement investigations.
For more information about any of the policies described above, please contact:
Public Affairs Bureau
Phone: (780) 427-2754
Fax: (780) 415-9485
Or visit the Government of Alberta's:
Updated: Sep 16, 2015