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Privacy Policy

As a local public body The Calgary Police Service is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Calgary Police Service is committed to providing our visitors with a portal that respects their privacy. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices on The Calgary Police Service portal. We do not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, email or address. This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily through contacting us via email or online forms. Any personal information you do provide is managed according to the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This means that, at the point of collection, you will be informed your personal information is being collected, the purpose for which it is being collected and that you have a right of access to the information.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the Portal, read pages, or download information, we may gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We may automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the web) from which you access the Portal;
  2. The type of browser or operating system used to access our site;
  3. The date and time you access our site;
  4. The pages you visit; and
  5. If you linked to The Calgary Police Service Portal from another web site, the address of that web site.

We may use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors – to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. The Calgary Police Service does not sell or otherwise distribute this information to third parties.

Privacy and Links to Other Web Sites

This Portal contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourage you to examine each site's privacy policy and disclaimers and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.

More Information

Concerns regarding Access to Information issues should be directed to:

FOIP Coordinator
Calgary Police Service
5111 47 St. N.E.
Calgary, AB T3J 3R2
Phone 403-428-8484
Fax 403-216-5321

Copies of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act are available locally (for a fee) at:

Queens Printer Bookstore
Main Floor, McDougall Centre
455 – 6th Street S.W.
T2P 4E8
Phone 403-297-6251
Fax 403-297-8450

The Government of Alberta also maintains a web site with free access to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (as well as other legislation). Please note, however, that legislation on this site may not be the most up-to-date version available. Consult with the Government of Alberta for confirmation of the current version.