Legal & Privacy
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (“Al-Pac”) is committed to providing a website that respects your privacy and protects the personal information that you share with us.
Generally, you can browse through our website without giving us any information about yourself. Al-Pac does not collect information that personally identifies individuals, except when individuals provide such specific information on a voluntary basis.
In all such cases, Al-Pac will collect only information that is voluntarily provided by you and undertakes that such information will be kept strictly confidential.
This privacy statement is intended to let you know what information we gather and how we use it.
Information we Gather
Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, an email address, a home, postal or other physical address, or other contact information such as title, date of birth, gender, occupation, industry, personal interests, or other information required in order to provide a service that you have requested.
All personal information held or collected by Al-Pac is protected under the Alberta Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). We will only retain the information for as long it is reasonably required. After it is no longer required, it will either be destroyed or rendered non-identifying.
When you browse our website, you do so anonymously. We don’t automatically collect personal information.
We do log your IP address (the internet address of your computer) so that we know which parts of our website you visit and how long you spend there, however we do not link your IP address to any personal information.
Like many other websites, the Al-Pac website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site.
Please see the “Cookies and tracking technology” section below for more information.
What we do with the Information that we Collect
When personal information is collected, we will inform you at the point of collection the purpose for the collection. Al-Pac will not transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent.
Al-Pac does reserve the right however to perform statistical analysis of user behavior and characteristics, in order to measure interest in, and use of, the various sections of its site, so as to improve design and navigation, plan site enhancements and measure overall site effectiveness. These statistics do not include any personally identifiable information.
Cookies and Tracking Technology
Users should be aware that certain non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by Al-Pac through the operation of “cookies”.
“Cookies” are small text files that identify an individual computer’s browser entering a website. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the website uses to track the pages that you’ve visited. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information that you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data on your hard disk, or read cookie files created by other websites.
If you prefer not to receive cookies whilst on our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence.
You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser, but you should note that in doing so, it is possible that some aspects of Al-Pac’s website may be unavailable to you.
If you are comfortable accepting cookies, however wish to be informed of their appearance, you may turn on a warning prompt by modifying the cookie warning section in your browser.
Automatic Logging of Session Data
To help us better serve you, we continuously and automatically collect generic, non-personal information about visits to our website. The following points describe the nature of the information collected in our web server logs:
- We collect anonymous visitor information like IP addresses, browser types, return visits from past guests, referring pages, pages visited along with the order in which they were visited, and time spent on the website.
- We collect such non-personally identifiable information for the following purposes: (1) to obtain anonymous statistical analysis of web page traffic patterns for our website, (2) to administer our website and servers, and (3) to improve our overall site effectiveness.
Third Party Sites
Al-Pac’s website contains links to third party websites. Al-Pac does not share your personal information with these websites. Al-Pac is not responsible for the content or activities of any linked website, or of any link contained in the linked website.
Al-Pac reserves the right to amend this policy from time to time. If any substantial changes in the way that we use your personal information are made, Al-Pac will post a notice on the website.
If you have questions or concerns about Al-Pac’s collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, please email us at Privacy_Officer@alpac.ca
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time.
Al-Pac hereby authorizes you to view, copy, print, and distribute the documents, related graphics and materials published on this website (“Materials) subject to the following conditions:
1) use is for non-commercial or personal purposes only
2) use is for informational purposes only
3) no documents or related graphics available from this website are modified in any way
In consideration of this authorization, a credit or reference shall appear in all copies of this document, related graphics and materials. The use of any documents, related graphics and materials must be approved by Al-Pac. By downloading any materials from this website, you agree to these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, we ask you not to use this website or download any materials from it.
Links to Other Materials
This website may contain links to other resources on the internet. Links are provided as aids to help identify and locate the internet resources of interest. They are not intended to state or imply that Al-Pac sponsors, endorses, or is affiliated or associated with the owners or publishers of such resources, or that Al-Pac is legally authorized to use any trade name, trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the linked sites. If you decide to access any of the linked sites to the Al-Pac website, you do so entirely at your own risk.