At Canadian Oil Sands, your privacy is important to
us. We are committed to maintaining the
"Policy") describes the information that Canadian Oil Sands collects
in the normal course, how we use it and to whom that information may be
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
should 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
This Policy applies to the personal information that is
collected, used or disclosed while using Canadian Oil Sands' website.
Personal information that Canadian Oil Sands collects
This Policy does not address information received from companies or
other forms of business associations.
Such information is protected by other Canadian Oil Sands policies and
practices and through contractual arrangements.
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
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
By corresponding with a member or employee of
Canadian Oil Sands via email 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.
What About Links To Other Websites?
Our website may contain links to other websites that may
be subject to less stringent privacy standards.
Canadian Oil Sands cannot assume any responsibility for the privacy
practices, policies or actions of the third parties that operate these
websites. Canadian Oil Sands 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.
Why Do We Collect Personal Information?
Canadian Oil Sands collects personal information to enable
us to manage and develop our business and operations, including for the
purposes described under the heading "Why Do We Collect Personal
Any personal employee information collected on our website
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
Further, your personal information may be disclosed in the
circumstances described under the heading "When Do We Use or Disclose Your
Use or Disclose Your Personal Information and Personal Employee
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 business 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
You may change or withdraw your consent at any time,
subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, by
contacting our 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
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 keep us informed of changes to your personal information.
Accessing Your Personal Information
You can ask to see the personal information that we hold
about you in the manner and subject to the terms described under the heading
Your Personal Information and Personal Employee Information" in our
To get more information about this Policy or change or
withdraw your consent under this Policy, you can:
Contact us via email, letter or in person at:
Canadian Oil Sands Limited
2000 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.