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Website privacy policy

Privacy information

This policy applies to the handling of personal information that is collected via the ASBA website. It also lets you know how your personal information is processed and used.

What information does ASBA collect and how do we collect it?

Every computer connected to the Internet is given a public “Internet Protocol Address” (“IP address”). This address is also known as an IP number. When a web visitor requests a page from any website within the ASBA network, our web servers automatically record the visitor’s IP address. The IP address reveals nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed the ASBA website. ASBA uses this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, compile website-usage-statistics, and to investigate misuse of our network or to cooperate with law enforcement. ASBA does not collect and/or evaluate this information for specific individuals. ASBA web servers do not automatically record e-mail addresses of the visitors.

Does ASBA use cookies?

The ASBA website currently does not use cookies, however from time to time, the ASBA may use cookies to facilitate and improve the quality of our service. Cookies may be used to manage user login authentication and personalize site content. The ASBA does not use cookies to collect demographic information.

You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your internet browser. Most browsers are initially setup to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our website may be diminished.

Will ASBA use my e-mail address?

When you send the ASBA an e-mail, the ASBA will use your name and e-mail address to respond to your question or concern. Your e-mail may be shared amongst association staff to assist in responding to your question or concern.

What should I know about the links to other websites?

The ASBA website contains many links to other websites that take you outside our service. The ASBA Website Policy does not extend to those websites. The ASBA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such third party websites or portals. The ASBA encourages its users to be aware when they leave the ASBA website to read the privacy statements of these third party sites.

Legal information

The contents of the ASBA website are provided for informational purposes only. All information is provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind and the ASBA makes no representation and disclaims all express and implied warranties and conditions of any kind, including, without limitation, representations, warranties or conditions regarding accuracy, completeness, non-infringement quality, performance, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose and the ASBA assumes no responsibility to you or to any third party for the consequences of any errors or omissions.

The ASBA shall not be liable to you and/or any third party for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the rise or performance of this website or its contents including, but not limited to any lost profits, lost opportunities, special, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.


The ASBA’s logo is a trademark or trade name of the Alberta School Boards Association. All other trademarks appearing on any links are the property of their respective owners.

Intellectual property notice

The materials located on the ASBA website are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights and are owned or controlled by the ASBA or the party credited as the provider of the information.