Classes, Programs, Membership and Facility Rental Privacy Policy  

General Privacy Statement for The Town of Banff Programs, Membership & Facility Rentals Website 
As a local public body, The Town of Banff is subject to the Government of Alberta's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. The Town of Banff (TOB) is committed to providing our visitors with a website that respects and protects their privacy. This page summarizes the privacy practices of TOB classes, programs, memberships and facility rentals website (

Personal Information 
We do not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, address or email. Such information is only available to us if you supply it when you
create an account or register program or class, purchase a membership or make a facility rental. Any personal information you do provide is protected under the privacy provisions of the FOIP Act

Information Collected and Stored Automatically 
This website uses "cookies", identification markers stored on your own computer that are created whenever you visit our website. These cookies do not store or send any personal information. Certain versions of web browsers can be configured with settings that generate alerts when cookies are issued by websites. When prompted, users can refuse to accept the cookie requests. In addition to cookies, this site also records the date and time of the last log-in by clients.
Information that is collected and stored automatically is not linked with information that is personally identifiable to you and users remain anonymous to us. 

Information Collected through Online Forms
Personal information obtained through online forms on this website is collected according to the provisions of the FOIP ActR.S.A 2000, c. F-25 s.33(c). The personal information so gathered is used under the authority of the Municipal Government Act, for the purpose of the administration and provision of TOB programs and classes, memberships and facility rentals. The TOB does not give, rent or sell personal information about its clients to third parties. However, the information you provide to create a TOB account may be used for TOB communication purposes. If you do not wish to receive our communications, let us know by contacting For questions or comments regarding these practices or for more information regarding the FOIP Act, contact the TOB FOIP Coordinator at

The TOB uses security measures to ensure that the information that you provide to us through our website and that we retain on file are secure from loss, theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. These security measures include appropriate technologies, such as firewalls. Except for law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

Links to Other Websites 
This website may contain links to other websites. The TOB is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to examine each site's privacy policy and disclaimers and to make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.

Access to your Personal Information, Questions, Complaints or Comments
The Government of Alberta offers free access to the FOIP Act. Please visit the Service Alberta FOIP website ( for more information.

Under the FOIP Act you are entitled to request access to your personal information that we have on file and you may request that the information be deleted, updated or otherwise modified. If you wish to have access to your personal information, or if you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy, or if you have a complaint about our privacy practices, please contact the TOB FOIP Coordinator at 403-762-1209 or