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Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy

Last updated: November 22, 2021

Introduction

The College of Physiotherapists of Alberta is committed to protecting all personal information shared with us. The commitment to safeguarding your privacy is reflected in our privacy policy that guides the organization on all aspects of collection, use and disclosure of confidential information.

We acknowledge and respect users’ requirement for protection and security while they visit the College’s website. We are focused on safeguarding your privacy as indicated below.

What information do we collect?

Website usage information

The College of Physiotherapists of Alberta (the College) uses web cookies to improve user experience. When a user visits the website (College of Physiotherapists of Alberta), a limited amount of information is automatically gathered and collected by Google Analytics. This information includes:

  • The type of browser you are using
  • The type of technology you are using (mobile, desktop or tablet, screen resolution)
  • Which language you are using
  • Clicks on the website, which pages you’ve visited, and search terms used
  • IP Address
  • How you arrived at website (referral, direct link, social media, etc.)

Google Analytics does not automatically collect any personal contact information like your name, phone number or email address. Any information that is collected is aggregated, meaning that it cannot be traced back to a single user. Users can alter browser settings to stop tracking this information.

How do we use this information?

Website usage information

The information collected through Google Analytics such as the type of technology you are using helps us create a website and services that works better for the user. The collection of data allows us to monitor and change website features to make it more user friendly. The information is only used for statistical analysis and website development purposes.

Links to other sites

Our website may include links to websites not under the control of the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta solely for the convenience of your website visit. Please be aware that when you access another site, the College’s Website Privacy Policy no longer applies. With respect to privacy, you should research the privacy policies of these external websites before providing personal information. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external websites.

Questions or concerns?

Contact the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta’s Privacy Officer.

Shannon Stewart

sstewart@cpta.ab.ca

Direct 1 (780) 702 5354

Page updated: 22/04/2022