This Policy applies to Canadian Oil Sands Limited and its subsidiaries and majority owned partnerships ("Canadian Oil Sands"). All references to "Canadian Oil Sands", "we", "us", "our" or similar terms shall be interpreted accordingly. All references to the "Canadian Oil Sands Family" shall refer to Canadian Oil Sands Limited, Canadian Oil Sands Marketing Inc. and Canadian Oil Sands Partnership #1.
This Policy applies to the personal information that is collected, used or disclosed while using Canadian Oil Sands' website.
This Policy applies only to Canadian Oil Sands' activities that are subject to the provisions of Canada's federal and provincial privacy legislation, including, where applicable, the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, and Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act.
What Is Personal Information?
For the purposes of this Policy, "personal information" means 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.
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
Canadian Oil Sands collects the personal information that you submit to our website, such as your name, address and any other contact or other information that you choose to provide by:
- Using the "contact us" portion of this website; or
- By corresponding with a member or employee of Canadian Oil Sands via e-mail using the hyperlinks created for that purpose.
If the information we require is held by third parties (such as webmasters, Internet Services Providers), we will endeavour to ensure that the information has been collected with your consent.
In some cases, we may be required by applicable law or regulatory requirements, to collect information about you without your knowledge or consent.
Non-personal information, such as the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the dates and times you access our website and the Internet address of the website from which you may be linking directly to our website, is collected and used to determine the volume of traffic on our website. This information also enables us to identify ways in which our website can be improved to serve you better.
Why Do We Collect Personal Information?
When Do We Use or Disclose Your Personal Information?
We use your personal information for the purposes described in this Policy, and any additional purposes for which we have obtained your consent to the use of your personal information (which consent may be express, deemed or implied as explained below). We may use or disclose your personal information without your knowledge or consent where we are permitted or required by applicable law or regulation.
We share your personal information with our employees, contractors, consultants and other parties who require such information to assist us with establishing, maintaining and managing our business relationship with you.
Canadian Oil Sands is not in the business of selling your personal information to any third party.
We can use your information anywhere within the Canadian Oil Sands Family as part of our efficient use of bussiness information.
By using our website, you signify your consent to the contents of this Policy. If you do not agree with the contents of this Policy, or to our collection, use, disclosure and management of your personal information as described in this Policy, you may not use our website.
We may use or disclose your personal information without your knowledge or consent where we are permitted or required by applicable law or regulation.
You may change or withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, by contacting our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary using the contact information set out below.
Protecting Personal Information
Canadian Oil Sands will endeavour to safeguard personal information and personal employee information using methods that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Unfortunately, no data transmitted over the Internet is ever 100% secure. As a result, Canadian Oil Sands does not represent, warrant or guarantee that personal information will be protected against loss, misuse, interception or alteration and 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 Personal Information
It is important that the personal information Canadian Oil Sands holds about you is accurate and current. Canadian Oil Sands asks that you to keep us informed of changes to your personal information.
Accessing Your Personal Information
contact us via email, letter or in person at:
Canadian Oil Sands Limited
2500 First Canadian Centre
350 – 7th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N9
Attention: Trudy Curran, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Tel: (403) 218-6200
Fax: (403) 218-6227
Revision to this Policy
Canadian Oil Sands may from time to time make changes to this Policy to reflect changes in legal or regulatory obligations or changes in the manner in which we deal with personal information. We will post any revised version of this Policy on our website. Any changes to this Policy will be effective from the time they are posted, provided that any change that relates to our collection, use or disclosure of your personal information will not apply to you, unless you consent to that change.