Privacy policy and terms of use

Privacy Policy

This statement of privacy applies to the Calgary Foothills PCN website and governs data collection, usage and disclosure. By using, you agree to the data practices described in this statement as well as the Terms of Use.

Calgary Foothills PCN maintains the confidentiality and privacy of individual’s personal and health information while collecting, using and disclosing information in compliance with the Health Information Act (HIA) and applicable privacy legislation.

Calgary Foothills PCN will not collect, use or disclose personal or health information in any manner that is not in accordance with the Health Information Act or their established policies.

Calgary Foothills PCN may collect personal or health information when you voluntarily complete any online application, request form, survey or register for a workshop. Personal or health information collected will only be used for the stated purposes and pursuant to sections 18-24 of the Health Information Act.

Calgary Foothills PCN may disclose personal or health information for purposes authorized by the Health Information Act. Read more

Any personal or health information we received from you through this site will be handled and stored in a secure manner to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure. Please be aware there is some risk involved in transmitting information over the Internet regardless of our efforts.

Any information collected by Calgary Foothills PCN, such as your Internet Protocol address, web browser, access times, referring web addresses and pages accessed will be used in an aggregate form, to help manage and improve the content. It will also be used to provide general statistics regarding website use and to diagnose technical problems so we can serve you better. Collection of this data does not result in you being identified as an individual.

Use of Cookies

This website collects cookies to deliver a better user experience. Cookies may be used to analyze website traffic and performance and offer services to returning visitors. If you choose to decline the use of cookies, you may not be able to utilize all interactive features found within the contained PCN services or websites.

Third Party Applications

Calgary Foothills PCN uses Google Analytics to gather statistics on its websites and related applications. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Read about Google Analytics’ Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Statement

Calgary Foothills PCN will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Calgary Foothills PCN encourages you to periodically review this Statement to stay informed about how the PCN is protecting your information.

Contact Information

If you have questions about our privacy policies and practices, please contact the Calgary Foothills PCN Privacy Officer, #300, 1701 Centre St NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 7Y2 or phone 403-284-3711 or email [email protected].

Terms of use

The website is comprised of various webpages operated by the Calgary Foothills PCN. The website is offered to you on condition of your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

Modification of these terms of use reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the website is offered, including but not limited to, the charges associated with the use of the website.

Links to third party sites

The website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The linked sites are not under the control of and is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by of the site or any association with its operators.

No unlawful or prohibited use

As a condition of your use of the website, you warrant to that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available, or provided for, through the websites.

Use of communication services

The website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal webpages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the communication services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless the Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know (or reasonably should know) cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations. has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

Materials provided to or posted at any website does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any website or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting, its affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their internet businesses. These include, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission, and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in’s sole discretion. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the submissions.

Liability disclaimer

The internet is not entirely secure and privacy cannot be guaranteed The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the website at any time. Advice received via the website should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation. and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

Calgary Foothills PCN cannot and does not either guarantee or warrant that the site is free of infection, viruses, worms, Trojan horses or codes that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. Use of appropriate security, antivirus and other protective software is highly recommended.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the website, with the delay or inability to use the website or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the website, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website.

Termination/access restriction reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.


This site is administered by Calgary Foothills PCN which is located in Alberta, Canada. Any matter arising out of use of this site shall be governed by the laws of the province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada as applicable.

Copyright and trademark notices

All contents of the Website are: Copyright 2015 by Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network, and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.


The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

You are about to access the Internet through a wireless Internet access node (the “service”) operated by Calgary Foothills PCN. The purpose of the service is to provide free public wireless Internet access to employees and visitors of Calgary Foothills PCN. You may use the service only if you agree to the following terms of service each time you access it.

Wireless disclaimer

Terms of Service

Access to Wifi:
The WiFi service is a free public service provided by Calgary Foothills PCN. Your access to the service is completely at the discretion of Calgary Foothills PCN, and your access to the service may be blocked, suspended, or terminated at any time for any reason including, but not limited to, violation of this Agreement, actions that may lead to liability for Calgary Foothills PCN, disruption of access to other users or networks, or violation of applicable laws or regulations. Calgary Foothills PCN may revise the terms of service at any time. You must accept this agreement (below) each time you use the service and it is your responsibility to review it for any changes each time. This is an open wireless network. Please remember, no network communication is 100 per cent secure.

Please remember, no network communication should be considered private or protected. All communication over Calgary Foothills PCN network is subject to monitoring. Additionally, media and material stored in the Calgary Foothills PCN network environment are subject to prevailing privacy laws. Calgary Foothills PCN reserves the right to reduce access as need be.

Acceptable use of this service:
Your use of the service and any activities conducted online through the service shall not violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of Calgary Foothills PCN, or any third party. Calgary Foothills PCN cannot accept any responsibility for any injury or loss that results from inaccurate, unsuitable, offensive, or illegal Internet communications.

You acknowledge (i) that the service may not be uninterrupted or error-free; (ii) that viruses or other harmful applications may be available through the service; (iii) that Calgary Foothills PCN does not guarantee the security of the service and that unauthorized third parties may access your computer or files or otherwise monitor your connection.

The service and any products or services provided on, or in connection with, the service are provided on an “as is, as available” basis without warranties of any kind. All warranties, conditions, representations, indemnities and guarantees with respect to the content or service and the operation, capacity, speed, functionality, qualifications, or capabilities of the services, goods or personnel resources provided hereunder, whether express or implied, arising by law, custom, prior oral or written statements by Calgary Foothills PCN, or otherwise (including, but not limited to any warranty of satisfactory quality, merchantability, fitness for particular purpose, title and non-infringement) are hereby overridden, excluded and disclaimed. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, in which case, liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.

No consequential damages:
Under no circumstances will Calgary Foothills PCN, its suppliers or licensors, or their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and affiliates be liable for consequential, indirect, special, punitive or incidental damages or lost profits, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, based on claims of a customer, its appointees or its or their customers (including, but not limited to, unauthorized access, damage, or theft of your system or data, claims for loss of goodwill, claims for loss of data, use of or reliance on the service, stoppage of other work or impairment of other assets, or damage caused to equipment or programs from any virus or other harmful application), arising out of breach or failure of express or implied warranty, breach of contract, misrepresentation, negligence, strict liability in tort or otherwise. In no event will the aggregate liability that Calgary Foothills PCN or its officers, directors, employees or volunteers can incur in any action or proceedings exceed the limitations, exclusions and disclaimers set forth in this section. The only exception will occur if the law or a court of competent jurisdiction requires liability under applicable laws beyond, and despite, these limitations, exclusions and disclaimers.

The use of the service for the following activities is prohibited:
Spamming and invasion of privacy of others, violating intellectual property law, transmitting obscene or indecent speech or materials, transmitting defamatory or abusive language, hacking or distribution of Internet viruses, worms, trojan horses, or other destructive activities.