Links Policy

  The Healthy Alberta Web site has been established to provide Albertans with reliable information on healthy eating and active living. This site provides links to Alberta and Canadian government organizations, government agencies, registered non-profit organizations and international organizations that have a Canadian affiliation.

This site provides Web site links to organizations that meet the following criteria:

  • The mission of the organization and the purpose of the Web site is identified.
  • The Web site clearly identifies who owns and maintains it, as well as any other organizations that contribute funding, services and content.
  • The Web site provides health information that is evidence-based, accurate and current.
  • The Web site uses language that can be understood by the general public and has a structure that is easy to navigate.
  • The Web site indicates the date when content was changed and provides the source of data and references.
  • The Web site does not require users to pay a fee or provide registration information to use the site.
  • The Web site distinguishes between paid advertisements and information content.
  • The Web site indicates any limitations to the information.
  • Representatives of the organization can be contacted for more information.
  • The Web site does not use cookies or any invasive method of gathering visitor information.

Links to websites not under the control of the Government of Alberta are provided solely for the convenience of users and the Government of Alberta is not responsible for the content of any other website.  The government of Alberta does not endorse, authorize, approve, certify, maintain, or control these external Internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of the information located at such addresses.  The Government of Alberta is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites.  The Government of Alberta encourages users to review the privacy policies of any linked websites before navigating any website or disclosing personal information online.

Health information Web sites — how to judge what’s reliable
The Internet contains thousands of sites on health topics. But how can you tell which ones offer information you can use and trust? Try using the same checklist above to determine how reliable a Web site is and the information it contains.This material, including copyright and marks under the Trade Marks Act (Canada), is owned by the Government of Alberta and protected by law.

Links from Other Websites

There may be circumstances where access to this website is provided by a hypertext link located on another website.  The Government of Alberta has no responsibility for the content of such other sites and does not endorse, authorize, approve, certify, maintain, or control these external Internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of the information located at such addresses. 

 

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