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Terms of UseTerms of Use<span><div style="display:inline;"><p><strong>The City of Lethbridge owns this web site.  </strong><br><br>The City of Lethbridge (the City) either owns the intellectual property rights in the underlying HTML, text, audio clips, video clips and other content (the Content) that is made available to you on this web site, or has obtained the expressed permission of the owner of the intellectual property to use the Content on this website.<br><br><strong>You may use this website only if you agree to the following terms:<br></strong><br>The City grants to you a limited license to display on your computer, print, download and use of all Content that is made available to you on this website, only if you agree to the following terms:<br></p><ul><li>You will only use the website for personal, educational or non-commercial purposes.<br></li><li>You will not modify the Content of the website and you will display the Copyright notice and these Conditions of Use on each copy of the website.<br></li><li>You agree that you will not violate (or attempt to violate) the security of this website by hacking, cracking, mail bombing, mounting a denial of service attack, breaching of etiquette, or any other similar malicious, careless or negligent conduct.<br> </li><li>You agree not to upload content or computer code of any type to this website.<br></li><li>You acknowledge that you have no right to the intellectual property associated with this website and that you have only a limited right to use this website.<br></li><li>You acknowledge that the City does not warrant the accuracy or availability of this website.<br></li><li>You acknowledge that the City is not directly or indirectly responsible for any loss, damage, or injury that you may have as a result of your use of this website. <br></li><li>You agree to be bound by the laws applicable in Alberta with respect to your use of the web site and you agree that any court proceedings relating to your use on the website will take place in the Judicial District of Lethbridge.<br></li><li>You agree to grant the City all intellectual property rights in the content of any email that you sent to the City of Lethbridge.</li></ul><p><br><strong>If you do not agree to all of these terms, you must exit this website immediately.</strong></p></div></span>
Privacy StatementPrivacy Statement<p>​<span><strong>Disclaimer</strong><br>The City of Lethbridge does not guarantee the quality, accuracy or completeness of any information on this website.  This web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors and the information is provided without warranty or condition of any kind.<br><br><strong>Privacy Statement - General</strong><br>We are committed to providing our visitors with a website that respects their privacy.  This page summarizes the privacy practices of the lethbridge.ca website and all associated systems, processes and applications under the direct control of the City of Lethbridge.  <br><br>We do not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, or email address.  This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via email, or registering in a secure portion of the site. Any personal information you do provide is protected under Alberta's <em>Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.</em><br><br>Messages sent via the Internet can be intercepted.  If you are concerned about sending personal information to us via the Internet, you can use another method such as fax or regular mail.<br><br>We use software that receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our website.  We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site or their usage patterns unless unauthorized use of the City's website is detected or is required for a law enforcement investigation.</span><span><br><br>This website contains links to other sites.  We are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of  other websites and encourage you to examine each site's privacy policy and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.<br><br><strong>Privacy Statement - Secured Transactions</strong><br>The City is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  When the City receives your personal information through a secured environment, the City will only ask you for the personal information that it needs to provide you with the service you request.  The City will use all reasonable steps to ensure the security of that information once received and will not distribute it to any third party unless required by law to do so.<br><br>For questions or comments regarding these practices, or for additional information about the administration of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, contact the FOIP Coordinator by e-mail at <a href="mailto:David.sarsfield@Lethbridge.ca">David.sarsfield@Lethbridge.ca</a>, or call 403 329 7329. <br><br><strong>Bylaw Disclaimer</strong><br>The City has given you access to a number of its bylaws through these web pages.  The bylaws are provided for convenience only and the City does not guarantee that they are complete in this electronic form.  You should contact the City Clerk to obtain official copies on any bylaws on which you wish to rely.<br><br><strong>Maps Disclaimer</strong><br>The Lethbridge Interactive WebMAP is illustrative only. The City of Lethbridge offers this information in good faith, but makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, with regard to the correctness, accuracy and/or reliability of this data. Do not rely on this map as being a precise indicator of feature locations, measurements, routes, or navigation.<br></span><br><strong>Applications Disclaimer</strong><br>The City has a number of applications associated with the website.  Any personal information that you may submit through these applications including email address and contact information is collected solely for the purpose of utilizing the specific application.  Cookies may be used in Google Analytics as described below.</p><p><span><strong>Google Analytics Terms of Use<br></strong>This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.</span></p>
Trademarks and CopyrightTrademarks and Copyright<p>​<span>The City of Lethbridge crest and logo are registered trademarks of the City of Lethbridge.  All text, graphics, photos, audio and video contained in this web site are protected under copyright law.<br><br><strong>No Endorsement</strong><br>The City of Lethbridge does not endorse any products or services that may be referred to on, or linked to, this web site.<br></span></p>
Google TranslationGoogle Translation<p> <em>The City of Lethbridge</em> offers translations of the content through Google Translate.  Because Google Translate is an external website, <em>The City of Lethbridge</em> does not control the quality or accuracy of translated content.  All <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>content is filtered through Google Translate which may result in unexpected and unpredictable degradation of portions of text, images and the general appearance on translated pages. Google Translate may maintain unique privacy and use policies. These policies are not controlled by <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>and are not associated with <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>privacy and use policies. Users should consult the original English content on <em>The City of Lethbridge website </em>if there are any questions about the translated content. </p><p> <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>uses Google Translate to provide language translations of its content. Google Translate is a free, automated service that relies on data and technology to provide its translations. The Google Translate feature is provided for informational purposes only.  Translations cannot be guaranteed as exact or without the inclusion of incorrect or inappropriate language. Google Translate is a third-party service and as such, <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>cannot guarantee or claim responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, or performance of this service nor the limitations provided by this service, such as the inability to translate specific files like pdfs and graphic (e.g. .jpgs, .gifs, etc.). When there is a discrepancy between the translated version and the English version,  the English version shall be the true representation.</p><p> <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>provides Google Translate as an online tool for its users, but <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>does not directly endorse the website or imply that it is the only solution to users. All site visitors may choose to use similar tools for their translation needs. Any individuals or parties that use <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>content in translated form, whether by Google Translate or by any other translation services, do so at their own risk. <em>The City of Lethbridge </em>is not responsible for any damages or issues of translated content not officially sanctioned and approved by the agency.</p>
Contest RulesContest Rules<p><br></p><ol><li>THESE CONTEST RULES ARE THE STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE CONTESTS AND GIVEAWAYS (EACH A "<strong>CONTEST</strong>" AND COLLECTIVELY THE "<strong>CONTESTS</strong>) ADMINISTERED BY THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE (THE "CITY"). THE CONTESTS ARE INTENDED TO BE CONDUCTED IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. VOID IN WHOLE OR IN PART WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRY IN THE CONTESTS CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES (THE "<strong>CONTEST RULES</strong>").</li><li>NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. To enter the Contest, follow the directions given by the City through either the City's Facebook or website.  Limit of one entry per person per Contest Period.<br></li><li>Contest is open to legal residents of Alberta who have reached the age of majority. Employees of the City, immediate family members of employees of the City, and any persons domiciled with any such employees, are not eligible to enter. <br></li><li> Each Contest prize shall have an approximate retail value between one Canadian dollar (CDN $1.00) and one thousand Canadian dollars (CDN $1,000.00) and shall be announced and described as set out on the City's Facebook, Twitter and/or the Contest Website at the beginning of each Contest Period. Winners shall not be entitled to receive the difference between the actual prize value and the approximate prize value.<br></li><li>The winner(s) will be chosen at random on the date and time set out in applicable contest advertising. The odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received. The winner will be sent an email and will have 3 days to respond. If no response is received within 3 days, another winner will be chosen at random from the original pool of eligible entrants. A list of winners will be published digitally by the City.<br></li><li> Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or other social media platform are in no way associated with this Contest. If applicable, social media posts including but not limited to tweets and Facebook posts must be PUBLIC to be eligible.<br></li><li>Winners will be required to enter a skill-testing question to claim their prize.  The City shall also have the right to verify the identity and/or age of winners and require that winners sign a release before being given their prize.  Failure to provide such proof, or sign the required release may result in disqualification. <br></li><li>Each Contest entry period (each a "<strong>Contest Period</strong>") shall start and end as announced by the City through social media and/or as indicated on the City of Lethbridge website, after which time the Contest will be closed and no other entries shall be accepted.<br></li><li>The City may terminate the contest at any time without liability to the entrants.<br></li><li>In the case of concert or event tickets, if an artist or any of his/her band members are unable to attend the applicable concert or event or a concert or event is cancelled for any reason whatsoever, the prize and any prize portions shall be deemed fulfilled and such prize or prize portions will not be substituted, except in the sole discretion of the City.<br></li><li>In the case of gift cards or gift certificates, the terms by which the gift cards or gift certificates may be redeemed are governed by the applicable retailer or service provider. The City is not responsible for administering or ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions of the gift cards or gift certificates.<br></li><li> By entering a Contest, each entrant releases and holds the City harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrants or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of these Contest Rules, or in any prize-related activity. Each entrant agrees to fully indemnify the City from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation.</li><li> By participating in the Contest, each entrant: (i) grants to the City the right to use his/her personal information provided when he/she enters the Contest (the "<strong>Personal Information</strong>") for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the winners and coordinating the provision of the Contest prize; (ii) grants to the City the right to use his/her Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest in any and all media without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledges that the City may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of the City in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) and/or (ii) above.  The City will use each entrant's Personal Information only for identified purposes, and protect each entrant's Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the Alberta <em>Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act </em>RSA 2000, c F-25.</li><li>By participating in a Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the City, which shall be final and binding in all respects.</li><li>Images included in the giveaway post may not depict the exact prize, and are for illustrative purposes only.<br></li></ol><p><br></p>