Important information concerning what data we collect and how we use it is an online service, designed to assist people who need a family doctor. This service is managed by Alberta Primary Care Networks (Alberta PCNs).

This statement of privacy applies to the website and governs data collection, usage and disclosure. By using this website, you agree to the data practices described in this statement as well as the Terms of Use. Alberta PCNs uphold the confidentiality and privacy of individuals' personal and health information while collecting, using and disclosing information in compliance with the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) and the Health Information Act (HIA).

Alberta PCNs will not collect, use or disclose personal or health information via the website in any manner that is not in accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPP), HIA, or its established policies.

The personal information you voluntarily provide on the web registry form is collected, used and disclosed to help you find a family doctor and to plan health programs relevant to you and your community, in accordance with provisions of Alberta’s Health Information Act.

Any personal information we receive from you through this site will be handled and stored in a secure manner to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure.

Non-identifiable information

Some information about your computer hardware and software (eg. IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses) is automatically collected by Alberta PCNs when you access this website. This information is used by Alberta PCNs to maintain quality of the service and to diagnose website technical problems. Collection of this data does not result in you being identified as an individual.

Security of your personal information

Alberta PCNs secure personal information submitted via the website from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. All personally identifiable information is stored in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this statement

Alberta PCNs will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect organization and client feedback. You are encouraged to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Alberta PCNs are protecting information you submit via this website.

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