Disclaimer & Privacy Statement

The Town of Hinton does not guarantee the quality, accuracy or completeness of any information on this website. This website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors and the information is provided without warranty or condition on any kind.

The website contains links to other websites provided as a convenience to you. The Town of Hinton does not endorse any products or services that may be referred to on, or linked to this website. The Town of Hinton is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites.

The Town of Hinton offers its customers a 24/7 online service to receive payment for some licenses (dog license and business license renewal) and bylaw violation tickets. If you experience a problem during the processing of these transactions, please use the "Contact Us" link immediately to arrange for the appropriate replacement of funds and/or service.

Trademarks & Copyright
The Town of Hinton logo and crest are registered trademarks of the Town of Hinton. All text, graphics, photos, audio and video contained in this website are either owned by the Town of Hinton or have been obtained with the permission of the owner.

Privacy Statement
The Town of Hinton recognizes that privacy and confidentiality of a person’s personal information is important and respects the privacy of all our visitors. As a local public body, the Town of Hinton is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All personal information is managed according to the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We do not collect identifiable information about any individual unless you choose to provide that information to us via email, or registering in a secure portion of the site. The town will use all reasonable steps to ensure the security of the information once received and will not distribute it to any third party unless required by law to do so.

Use of Cookies
The website uses cookies for statistical purposes and in some web-based applications to track user activity. These are not used to collect personal information to access your computer files, to gain control of you computer in any way or identify you personally. The town uses this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our website visitors use. The town does not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

If you choose to provide the town with personal information in an email or by filling out an electronic form and submit it to the town through our website, the town will use that information to respond to your message and to assist us to provide you the requested information and service.

Email Messages
Email messages are subject to the Act. The personal information you share with the town is provided only to those areas that are required to carry out the business that relates to you. All email messages sent or received are the property of the Town of Hinton and may be accessed by department heads or other delegates without further consent of the author. All email messages required to be retained by law will be printed and maintained through a records management process.

Security Measures

Security measures are implemented in order that web services remain available to all users. The Town of Hinton computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify attempts to tamper with information, or to otherwise cause damage.

For questions or comments regarding these practices or for more information regarding the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, contact the FOIP Coordinator at 780-865-6002.