Commitment to Protect Your Personal Information
We (Wood Buffalo Labour Market Information, managed by Applications
Management Consulting Ltd.) are committed to protecting your
privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information.
We are contracted to Alberta Employment and Immigration (AEI)
for labour market information services.
Our information protection responsibilities are described in
the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP
We want you to know:
- Why we collect personal information
- How we use and disclose personal information
- How we protect the privacy of visitors to our website
What is personal information
Personal information is any information that identifies you as
an individual. It includes information that you provide to us.
Personal information may include, but is not limited to: your
name, contact information (phone or email), age, gender, type
of work you are looking for, or employment records.
Why we collect personal information
We usually first collect your personal information when you contact
us for information relative to employment in the Regional Municipality
of Wood Buffalo. Personal information also may be collected directly
from you, for example, so that we may better answer you labour
market information questions.
The onus is on Applications Management Consulting Ltd. to collect
only the personal information that is directly related to, and
necessary for responding to your calls and emails and area labour
market information collection. We do not collect information "just
in case we might eventually need it".
Each office (Alberta Employment and Immigration or contracted
service provider) that delivers AEI programs and services
should identify an employee, either on site or readily available,
who can provide guidance to other staff, and can answer questions
from you regarding the collection, use, disclosure, and handling
of your personal information. For example:
- reason(s) your personal information is needed
- how your personal information will be used
- your options for providing your personal information, and consequences
of not providing it including any limitations on services that
Sometimes, individuals may provide more information than is required.
Information that is not required for the programs and services
being provided may be returned to the individual, or destroyed
according to program practices.
How we use and disclose your personal information
The FOIP Act provides authority for us to use an individual's
- for the purpose(s) for which it was collected or compiled,
- for a use consistent with that purpose, or
- if the individual the information is about has consented to
In the course of providing a service, non-identifiable personal
information may be used for internal management purposes, including
planning, resource allocation, quality improvement, monitoring,
audit, evaluation and reporting.
We will ensure you are aware of the purposes for which we collect
your personal information and with whom we may disclose the personal
information when you contact us for labour market information.
Self-evident purposes should be clear. However, if you have any
questions, please ask us.
How we protect the privacy of visitors to our web site
We are committed to providing our visitors with a web site that
respects their privacy. We do not automatically gather any personal
information from you, such as your name, phone number, email
or address. This information is obtained only if you supply it
voluntarily, usually through contacting us by email, or by calling
our Wood Buffalo Labour Market Information Desk.
Information collected in emails
If you choose to provide us with personal information by email
or phone we use that information to respond to your message and
to help us get you the information you have requested. We collect
personal information in order to respond to you. We only share
the information you give us with another government department
if your inquiry relates to that department. We do not create
individual profiles with the information you provide or give
it to any private organization.
Applications Management Consulting Ltd. and Alberta Employment
and Immigration do not collect your information through the
Wood Buffalo Labour Market Information Desk for commercial
Information collected on site usage
Our web server automatically collects certain information about
your visit to our site. We collect and store only the following
- the previous Internet page from which you linked to our site
- the date and time you accessed our site
- the Internet domain name or IP address from which you accessed
- the type and version of your browser
- the name and size of the file you request.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful
to visitors to learn about the number of visitors to our site
and types of technology our visitors use. This information
is collected in compliance with the FOIP Act. We do not track
record information about individuals and their visits. Your
Internet domain name or IP address may identify you, depending
part on the naming standards followed by your Internet service
provider. You may wish to ask them about their naming standards
policies and practices.
A cookie is a file that is placed on your hard drive with your
temporary Internet files while you are visiting a website.
personal information in cookies, nor do we collect personal
information from you without your knowledge as you browse this
site. We do
information such as browser type, screen size, traffic patterns
and pages visited. This information is then used to improve
our service to you.
For site security purposes and to ensure that web services
remain available to all users, our system employs software
to monitor website activities and usage, such as which pages
are accessed. No attempts are made to identify users or their
Links to other web sites
This web site contains links to other sites. Applications
Management Consulting Ltd. and Alberta Employment and Immigration
are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices
of other web sites. You are encouraged to examine each site’s
regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material
and information found.
We take our responsibility to respect and protect your personal
information seriously. We will review our commitment regularly
to ensure that it continues to meet our responsibilities
to you. For more information about any of the policies
described above, please contact:
Labour Market Information
Applications Management Consulting Ltd.
Phone: (780) 715-0222
Fax: (780) 426-3737