Siksika Family Services

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

This Privacy Policy is provided by Siksika Family Services Corporation (referred to as either “the Corporation”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”) to inform users (referred to as either “You” or “User”) about features of Our Website (referred to as either “Website” or “Site”). Important information about Our data gathering and dissemination practices follows. By accessing or using the Website, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

The Corporation is committed to protecting your privacy while You visit this Site.


The Corporation computer system uses software to monitor unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or damage the service We provide. No attempt is made to identify users or their usage patterns at any point during usage unless and except the information is required as part of a law enforcement investigation.

The transmission of data or information over the internet or other forms of networks may not be secure and is subject to possible loss, interception, or alteration while in transit. The Corporation cannot guarantee the security of any communication to or from the Website. The Corporation does not assume any liability for any damage the User may experience or costs You may incur as a result of any electronic transmissions over the internet, other forms of networks or otherwise while using the Website.

Collection of Information 

When You visit this Site, Our web server automatically collects a limited amount of standard information essential to the operation and evaluation of the Site. This information includes the following:

  • the page from which You arrived;
  • the date and time of Your page request;
  • the Internet Protocol (IP) address Your computer is using to receive information;
  • the type and version of Your browser; and 
  • the name and size of the file You request.


This information is not used to identify individuals who come to the Site, nor is it disclosed to other public bodies or individuals. This information is only used to help the Corporation assess its information services and is collected in compliance with section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

The only information that is used to identify You is information You voluntarily give. We will only obtain identifying information if You supplied it to Us, for example, by email or by filling in an online form. When You email Us or submit an online form, You may be asked for Your name, email address, telephone number, or other information. For example, when You sign up for email updates of Siksika Family Services announcements, You will be asked to provide Your email address.

If You choose to send an email message to the Corporation or to complete a contact form on the Website, Your personal information will be used by Us to respond to Your inquiry. The information provided by You is used solely for the purpose for which it is intended. The information You provide will not be shared with any third parties who are not employees of the Corporation or disclosed to anyone other than the authorized personnel responsible for processing and responding. 

Any personal information You submit to the Corporation is secure once it reaches Our server. However, We cannot guarantee the security of Your information before it reaches and when it leaves Our servers. 



When You visit a website, it may deposit a piece of data, called a web cookie, with the temporary web browser files on Your computer. Some examples of what cookies do are as follows:

  • they allow a website to recognize a previous visit each time the visitor accesses the site;
  • they track what information is viewed on a site, which helps website administrators ensure visitors find what they are looking for.

This Website uses cookies to collect anonymous statistical information such as browser type, screen size, traffic patterns, and pages visited. This information helps us provide You with better service. We do not store personal information in cookies, nor do We collect personal information from You without Your knowledge as You browse the Site.

If You wish, You can change the settings on your web browser to deny cookies or to warn You when a site is about to deposit cookies on Your hard drive.


Web Analytics 

Web analytics is the collection, analysis, measurement, and reporting of data about website traffic and visits for purposes of understanding and optimizing web usage. Information in digital markers may be used for the purpose of web analytics to remember Your online interactions with this Website.

This Website uses Google Analytics 4 to improve the performance of this Website. When Your device requests a web page on this Website, Google Analytics 4 collects user information such as:

  • active users
  • geo (location, language)
  • technology (browser, operating system, network)
  • devices (desktop, mobile, tablet)
  • demographics (age, gender)
  • user flow
  • session quality

Such data may be used for statistical and administrative purposes to assist the Corporation in making enhancements to the Website.

For a detailed list of metrics tracked by Google Analytics 4, please click here.

For information about Google Analytics 4’s privacy policy and data collection practices, please click here.

If you do not want Your information shared with the Analytics software, Google makes available a plug-in for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome browsers which prevents Your browser from sharing any information with Google Analytics. You may download and install the plug-in here.


Links to other website

This Website contains links to other websites that the Corporation does not operate. Links to other websites are provided solely for Your convenience. Third-party websites may have different privacy policies and practices than Our Website. You are advised to read and review the privacy policy of each third-party site You visit.

The Corporation does not control, endorse, or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness of other websites. The Corporation is not responsible for the content of any other website and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any other website. The Corporation does not make any representation or warranty of any kind regarding any other website, including, without limitation: (i) any representation or warranty regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, security, suitability of any content on any third-party website; (ii) any representation or warranty regarding the merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of any material, content, software, goods, or services located at or made available through such third-party websites; and (iii) any representation or warranty that the operation of the third-party website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects or errors in such third-party websites will be corrected, or that such third-party websites will be free from viruses or other harmful components.


Changes to this Privacy Policy 

The Corporation may change any part of this Privacy Policy at any time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


More Information 

For more information about the Privacy Policy, please contact:

 Tanya Many Heads,