Terms of Use

As a local public body, The Town of Fort Macleod is subject to the Government of Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Administration of the Town Fort Macleod is committed to providing our visitors with a website that respects and protects their privacy. We do not automatically gather personal information from you such as your name, phone number, email or address. Such information is only available to us if you supply it voluntarily by creating online forms. Any personal information you do provide is protected under the privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

This site uses session-based temporary “cookies” (identification markers stored on your own computer), created whenever you visit our website. The cookies last only for the duration of your visit. They do not store or send any kind of personal information. These temporary cookies are automatically deleted by your own computer after you leave our website. Certain versions of web browsers can be configured with settings that generate alerts when cookies are issued by our website. If you are ever prompted to accept a cookie, you can simply refuse to accept the cookie request and still have full access to all content within our website.

However, some features (such as online forms and Notify Me) may not function properly if you disable cookies. Even if you have cookies  disabled and do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages and download information, our site will gather and store statistical information about your visit automatically (standard log files). This information does not identify you personally. The site collects and stores only the following information about your visit: The Internet domain and IP address of the service you use to access our site; the type of browser or operating system used to access our site; the date and time you access our site; the pages you visit; and if you linked to the Town of Fort Macleod website from another website or search engine, the address of that site.

The Town of Fort Macleod does not sell or otherwise distribute this information to third parties. Personal information obtained through online forms on this website is collected according to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), Section R.S.A 2000, c. F-25 33(c). The personal information so gathered is used under the authority of the Municipal Government Act, solely for the purpose of The Town of Fort Macleod Administration. The personal information gathered through online forms on this website is not collected for any purpose other than to respond to your information or service request. It will not be used for any commercial marketing purpose. However, the information you provide to create an account or subscribe to alerts and newsletters can be used for marketing purposes by the Town.

For questions or comments regarding these practices or for more information regarding the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, contact Keli Sandford,  FOIP Coordinator at 403-553-4425 Ex. 224