What is Personal Information?
Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual. It includes information such as your name, address, telephone number, birth date, social insurance number, e-mail address and financial information.
The information we may collect or obtain includes but may not be limited to:
- Your name, address, email address, and telephone number.
Personal Information Collection and Use by Genome Alberta
We collect your personal information in order to contact you, to understand your needs and preferences, to better provide our services and to meet statutory or legal obligations. In all circumstances we try to limit our collection of personal information to only those items that are necessary in order for us to provide the best service to any individual interacting with Genome Alberta.
Genome Alberta does not collect personal information about you without your knowledge and consent.
Personal Information Disclosure by Genome Alberta
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent to do so. Genome Alberta reserves the right to disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims or to protect the rights, property or safety of any individual interacting with Genome Alberta or the public.
When Do We Share Your Personal Information
There are some circumstances where we may share some personal information about our users with a third party. For example:
- Genome Alberta may share your personal information with non-profit organizations and government agencies that have similar goals and aims to Genome Alberta. Your information will only be shared to alert you of business or professional development opportunities Genome Alberta believes may be of interest to you.
- Subject to applicable regulations, we may disclose your personal information to a government agency, court, or law enforcement personnel.
It is Genome Alberta’s policy NOT to sell personal information to any third party.
Personal Information Protection by Genome Alberta
We recognize our obligations to protect personal information. We have therefore made arrangements to secure against the unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification and disposal of personal information.
Genome Alberta considers personal information provided by you to be private and confidential and accordingly we treat it with care.
Consent to Use of Personal Information
Accessing, Correcting or Updating Your Personal Information
At any time, you may request that we correct or update your personal information by contacting Genome Alberta’s privacy officer as set out below. Genome Alberta will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal information is accurate and current.
Contacting Genome Alberta
#200, 3512 – 33 Street NW
Calgary, AB T2L 2A6
Attention: Privacy Officer