Privacy Statement

The Ministry of Culture respects the privacy of the visitors to our website. This page summarizes how this website will be managed in accordance with the rules established in the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

Personal Information Management

This website does not automatically gather any personal information about you. The only personal information that is collected about you is the information that you provide to us voluntarily. When you subscribe to an e-newsletter or create an on-line account you may be asked for your name, e-mail address, or other information. When you submit a question or comment or apply for a grant you may be asked for your name, e-mail address, or other information.

Any personal information that you provide to us is collected in accordance with the FOIP Act. We collect only what is necessary for the operation of the website and to respond to your needs. Our use and disclosure of your personal information is limited by the privacy provisions of the FOIP Act.

The personal information you submit is secure once it reaches our server. In transit between your computer and the server, however, it may not be secure. If you prefer to raise a comment or a question in person, please contact:

Communications Branch
7th Floor, Standard Life Centre
10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R7
(780) 427-6530


Cookies A cookie is a file that is placed on your hard drive with your temporary internet files while you are visiting a website. The Ministry of Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation uses temporary session-based cookies to track how visitors use our site. This information is then used to improve our service to you. We do not store personal information in cookies, nor do we collect personal information from you without your knowledge as you browse this site. If you wish, you may change the settings on your web browser to deny cookies or to warn you when cookies will be deposited.

Automatic Collection of Non-identifiable Information

When you visit the Ministry of Culture's website, the web server will automatically collect a limited amount of standard information essential to the operation and evaluation of the 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, and
  • the name and size of the file you request.


For site security purposes and to ensure the service remains available to all users, the Ministry of Alberta Culture and the government computer system uses software to monitor or detect 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 for authorized law enforcement investigations.

Links to Other Websites

This website contains links to other websites. The Ministry of Culture is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites you may visit after you enter our website. We encourage you to examine each site’s privacy policy and disclaimers and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.


For more information about any of the policies described above or about the Ministry of Culture in general, please contact us at:

Communications Branch
7th Floor, Standard Life Centre
10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R7