Privacy Policy

Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association ("AHLA") is committed to maintaining the privacy of the personal information of our customers, members and those individuals who interact with the (the "Website").  This Privacy Policy describes how AHLA collects, uses and discloses the personal information that it collects from or about you through the Website.  
By using our Website, you signify your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as explained in this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with the contents of this Privacy Policy, you should not use our Website.  You may change or withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, by contacting us.  
Privacy Policy Effective for Canada
This Privacy Policy covers only those activities of AHLA that are subject to the provisions of Canada's federal and provincial privacy laws, as applicable.  Sometimes the privacy legislation and / or an individual's right to privacy are different from one jurisdiction to another.  The rights and obligations contained in this Privacy Policy may therefore not be available to all individuals or in all jurisdictions.     
Personal Information
For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, personal information is any information about an identifiable individual.  This does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization, when used for business communications
Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Our web server may collect information related to your visit to our Website, including the IP address and domain used to access our Website. This information may be used to monitor the Website's performance and for business purposes such as improving our Website in order to provide you with a better user experience. 
In addition, we collect the personal information that you submit to our Website, such as your name, email address and any other information that you choose to provide by using the "contact" portion of this Website or corresponding with a representative of AHLA via e-mail using the hyperlinks created for that purpose.  
Your personal information may be shared with our employees, contractors, consultants, affiliates and other parties who require such information to assist us with establishing, maintaining and managing our relationship with you.  AHLA is not in the business of selling your personal information to third parties.   
Please note that in some cases we may collect, use or disclose your personal information without your knowledge or consent where we are required by applicable law or regulatory requirements to do so.  We may also collect, use and disclose your personal information for any other reasonable purpose to which you consent.
Links to Third Party Websites
Our Website contains links to other websites that may be subject to less stringent privacy standards.  AHLA cannot assume any responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of the third parties that operate these websites.  AHLA is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information.  You should review the privacy policies of these websites before providing them with personal information. 
Protecting Personal Information
AHLA endeavors to maintain physical, technical and procedural safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information in question.  Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.  AHLA DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO US VIA THE INTERNET, NOR FOR YOUR OR ANY THIRD PARTIES' USE OR MISUSE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Updating Your Personal Information
It is important that the personal information AHLA holds about you is both accurate and current.  If your personal information happens to change during the course of our relationship, please keep us informed of such changes. 
Access to Your Personal Information
You can ask to see your personal information.  If you want to review, verify or correct your personal information, please contact us.  Please note that any such communication must be in writing.  Please also note that there are instances where applicable law or regulatory requirements allow or require us to refuse to provide some or all of the personal information that we hold about you.  In addition, the personal information may have been destroyed, erased or made anonymous in accordance with our record retention obligations and practices.  In the event that we cannot provide you with access to your personal information, we will endeavor to inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions.
Governing Law
This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein.
Revisions to this Privacy Policy
AHLA may, from time to time, make changes to this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in its legal or regulatory obligations or in the manner in which we deal with your personal information.  We will post any revised version of this Privacy Policy on our Website, and we encourage you to refer back to it on a regular basis.  Any changes will be noted by a change in the date of the policy.  This Privacy Policy was last updated on Februay 2014.