Sturgeon County Privacy Statement
Thank you for reviewing our privacy statement. We will not collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.
Sturgeon County is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you safest online experience.
By using SturgeonCounty.ca, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. Sturgeon County is subject to the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.
Sturgeon County does not automatically gather personal information such as email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. This would only be obtained when granted permission through an online form or by setting up a user account through Sturgeon Services.
Even if you do nothing more during your visit than browse through, read pages, or download information, please be aware that we automatically gathers and stores certain information about your visit. In most cases, personal information will not be collected.
Sturgeon County DOES collect and store only the following information about your visit:
This information can include:
✅ your IP address
✅ browser type
✅ domain names,
✅ access times and
✅ referring website addresses.
We do not make any attempt to link the IP address with the identity of individuals visiting our site.
Sturgeon County uses information collected to:
- provide requested information, assistance or services;
- operate a program or activity;
- help us make our site more useful to visitors;
- learn about the number of visitors to our site, and;
- learn about the types of technology visitors of our site use.
Cookies are temporary files that may be placed on your hard drive while you visit a website.
When visiting our website, your browser may receive longer-term cookies from Google, a third party.
Consequently, Google may track your online activities across other websites.
If you are concerned about cookies, you can adjust your web browser settings to reject them. However, this may impact your use of our websites and services.
Please review your browser settings and plugins to configure whether and how you receive cookies.
Data Deletion Request
If your personal information changes (e.g. name, address, postal code, telephone number, email address etc.), or you no longer desire our service, we will correct, update or remove the information. Please contact our FOIP coordinator for more information on data deletion.