Privacy Policy

The ALS Society of Alberta appreciates the importance of individual privacy and the sensitivity of personal information that we may have concerning any individual.  Our privacy policy reflects this value and privacy best practices.

Information Collected

When visiting our website, our web server automatically logs (records) domain name and standard information about the operating system you are using, as provided by your web browser. This information is used for statistical purposes to help us manage our site, but does not identify you in any way. 

We collect personal information about you only if you volunteer it in a survey and/or guest book and/or other "on site" registrations and/or make a donation. We may use this information to contact you for support purposes and to answer questions you submit to the site. All information is kept confidential. 

If you supply us with your mailing address online, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information about new programs and services or upcoming events, if you give permission to be contacted. 

If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by phone or by email. Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will then remove your name from our confidential list. 

Donation Information

The ALS Society uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to ensure the integrity and privacy of the personal and credit card information you provide when you make an online donation or register for an event.

We maintain records of all contributions to the ALS Society of Alberta. All information is kept private and confidential, and is stored in a secure location only accessible by authorized staff.

If you would like more information about the ALS Society of Alberta privacy policy, please contact alscommunications@alsab.ca

Website Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this ALS Society of Alberta (the “Society”) website www.alsab.ca, its sub-pages and its linked pages, including but not limited to third party content such as content on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube (collectively, “Third Party Content”), (collectively, the “Website”) you accept and agree to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”). If you do not accept the Terms, you do not have our authorization to use or access the Website. The materials contained in this site are secured by relevant copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

  1. The content on the Website (the “Information”) may be changed without notice at any time. 
  2. Permission is allowed to temporarily download one duplicate of the Information for individual and non-business use only. This is a permit of a non-exclusive licence and not an exchange of title, and under this permit you may not:
    1. modify or copy the Information;
    2. use the Information for any commercial use, or for any public presentation (business or non-business);
    3. attempt to decompile or rebuild Information;
    4. remove any copyright or other restrictive documentations from the Information; or
    5. transfer the Information to someone else or "mirror" the Information on other servers.
  3. This permit may be terminated if you disregard any of these restrictions and may also be terminated by the Society at its sole and unfettered discretion. After permit termination or when your viewing permit is terminated, you must destroy any downloaded Information in your ownership whether in electronic or printed form.

3. Disclaimer

The Society does not make any express or implied warranties, representations, endorsements or conditions with respect to the Website or the Information. Further, the Society does not represent or warrant that the Website will be available and meet your requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions, or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to your computer system.

The Society is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions.

Any reference on the Website or in the Society’s printed materials to a commercial or non-commercial product, process, service or company is not an endorsement or recommendation by the Society. The Society does not endorse or recommend products, services, or manufacturers. The Society assumes no liability whatsoever for the use or contents of any product or service referenced and you hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless the Society and its directors, officers, members, employees, and other representatives from any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with such use.

The Website contains links to websites operated by parties other than the Society (“Third-Party Websites”). If you follow a link to a Third-Party Website, it is at your sole risk.  The Society assumes no liability whatsoever for the use or contents of any Third-Party Websites and you hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless the Society and its directors, officers, members, employees, and other representatives from any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with such use.

4. Limitation of Liability

Neither the Society nor any of its directors, officers, members, employees, or other representatives will be liable for damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website, Information contained on the Website, or through Third Party Content. This, and the release in section 3 are comprehensive limitations of liability that apply to all damages of any kind including, but not limited to, compensatory, direct, general, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, and claims of third parties.

5. Amendments and Errata

The materials on the Website may incorporate typographical, or photographic mistakes. The Society does not warrant that any of the materials on its site are exact, finished, or current.

6. Site Terms of Use Modifications

The Society may update the Terms at any time without notice. By utilizing this site, you agree that you accept the current form of the Terms as posted on the Website at the time of your use even if you have chosen not to review the current form of the Terms.

7. Governing Law

The Website is administered by the Society from its offices in the Province of Alberta. The Website will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and the laws of Canada, where applicable. By accessing the Website, you submit to and attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Alberta.

8. Privacy Policy

By using the Website, you agree to the terms of the the Society Privacy Policy available on the Website at [INSERT LINK].

Last Date of Update to the Terms: August 27, 2018