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Privacy Policy

While browsing through the EPS website, please be aware that the EPS automatically gathers and stores certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. The EPS collects and stores only the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access the EPS website;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access the EPS site;
  3. The date and time you access the EPS site;
  4. The pages you visit on the EPS site; and
  5. If you are linked to the EPS web site from another website, the address of that website.

The EPS uses 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. The EPS does not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

The EPS website may contain links to other sites. The EPS is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites and the EPS encourages you to examine the privacy policy and disclaimer of each site and make your own decisions regarding the disclosure of your personal information to that site.

The EPS uses electronic "cookies." A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. A session ID, along with time and date and other information may be placed in the cookie. This information is used to provide the user with an enriched experience while using the Edmonton Police Service's website. The EPS profiles the website usage of users through the use of cookies, however does not attempt to track personal information of users through the use of cookies. In order for a cookie to be written to your computer, cookies must be enabled by your browser. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. If you decide to refuse a cookie, you may find that the web site does not behave as designed.

If you choose to provide the EPS with personal information in an email or by filling out an electronic form and submit it to the EPS through our website, the EPS will use that information to respond to your message and to assist us to provide you the requested information or service.

All email messages and form submissions sent or received may be retained and accessed without the consent of the author. All email messages and form submissions that are required to be retained by law will be printed and maintained through a records management process.

Security measures are implemented in order that web services remain available to all users. The EPS computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify attempts to tamper with information, or to otherwise cause damage.

All personal information is collected and may be used in accordance with the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

For more information, please contact the EPS FOIPP Coordinator at 780-421-3346.