Legal Aid Alberta operates this website to provide information about its services and offices, legal information and referrals to the public. Legal Aid Alberta is committed to ensuring the privacy of its users and is complying with the Personal Information Protection Act, S.A. 2003, c P-6.5.
Legal Aid Alberta does not collect personal information through its website. Information that is essential to the security, operation and evaluation of this site will be collected by the web server.
This information includes:
- The date and time of the visit
- The computer’s IP address
- The type and version of the browser used
- The page and size of page visited
- The categories selected in the self-help library (via the Alberta Law Line Online Intake Form)
- The linked sites visited
Legal Aid Alberta does not share the collected information with other organizations and does not use the information to identify website users.
Information about the identity of a website user will be collected if the personal information is provided voluntarily. Cases where this would occur are:
- If a user sends a comment by e-mail to the webmaster. To send an e-mail to the webmaster, a valid e-mail address, name and contact information are required.
- Where a lawyer provides their username and password to access the Lawyer-only portion of the Legal Aid site.
The personal information collected is used only to manage and respond to the message and is collected pursuant to the Personal Information Protection Act. Information is not shared except to persons who will process the request.
A session cookie is temporary and will not collect information from a user’s computer.
Most web browsers allow users to control cookie files. A browser can erase cookies, block them, or notify the user when a cookie is received. Please refer to the browser’s instruction manual for information on these functions.
Legal Aid Alberta upholds high standards about protecting your privacy and personal information. Sites operating outside the Legal Aid Alberta site may contain rules, privacy and confidentiality terms, transmissions of personal data terms, and other terms that differ from the terms provided on this site. Legal Aid Alberta is not responsible for examining or evaluating these terms and expressly and impliedly disclaims any liability related to such terms. Legal Aid Alberta also expressly and impliedly disclaims any liability related to content found on any other sites. Please carefully review both the privacy statements and the terms or conditions of use applying to any linked site.
Please forward requests for access to information, or concerns about the collection, use and distribution of personal information in writing to:
Legal Aid Alberta
400 Revillon Building
10320 201 Avenue T5J 4A1