Privacy Policy

Trade Pathways is strongly committed to keeping secure any information we obtain from you or about you and respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes our practices with respect to Personal Information we collect from or about you.

By agreeing to use our services, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information Collected

We may collect information that either alone or in combination with other information in our possession could be used to identify you (“Personal Information”). The Personal Information that we collect may include:

Third-party Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We have no control over the privacy practices or content of these websites. We encourage you to review their respective privacy policies.

Children's Policy

Our services are not intended for individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without parental consent.

How is information Collected

Personal Information is provided by you while filling out our application form. We may also receive Personal Information on your wage and job performance from program employers who we place you with for a work-experience term.

Purpose of Collection

Personal Information is collected for the purposes of administering the program, assessing a candidate’s application for participation in the program, establishing and administering a participant's temporary employment with the relevant employers, and for the evaluation and accountability of the program.

Third-party Disclosure

We may disclose your Personal Information to the following third parties:

Program Participants (Third Party Participants) - Your Personal Information may be shared with the Alberta Construction Association, its hired contractors, other participating employers, a community organization that has referred you to Trade Pathways, and the Government of Alberta. Upon request, we will provide you with an up-to-date list of our Program Participants.

Third Party Service Providers - We may use third-party service providers to assist us with providing and marketing our products and services to you and we may share your information with such third parties for these limited purposes.

Business Transfers - If we are involved in strategic transactions, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, or transition of service to another provider (collectively a “Transaction”), your Personal Information and other information may be disclosed in the diligence process with counterparties and others assisting with the Transaction and transferred to a successor or affiliate as part of that Transaction along with other assets.

Legal Requirements - If required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, (ii) protect and defend our rights or property, (iii) prevent fraud, (iv) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Services, or the public, or (v) protect against legal liability.

Affiliates - We may disclose Personal Information to our affiliates, meaning an entity that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control of our company. Our affiliates may use the Personal Information we share in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.The purposes for which your Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties includes, but is not limited to:

Email and Text Message Communications

If you wish to unsubscribe from our email campaigns, please click on the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of any marketing email sent from us.
If you wish to stop receiving text messages from us, reply STOP, QUIT, CANCEL, OPT-OUT, or UNSUBSCRIBE to any text message sent from us. For more information, see our Mobile Messaging Terms and Conditions.

How your Information will be Safeguarded

We are committed to ensuring the security of your Personal Information in order to protect it from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal or similar risks.
Your Personal Information will be stored electronically with appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access. Your Personal Information will only be available as disclosed above, and will only be made available to employees or contractors who require it in order to provide our services to you.

Retention of Information

Your Personal Information will be retained until August 31, 2031 in order to comply with reporting requirements from the Government of Alberta. After this time, records containing your Personal Information will be destroyed or altered to render the Personal Information non‑identifying so that it can no longer be used to identify you.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will notify you by posting an update on this website, unless another type of notice is required by applicable law. By continuing to use our Service or providing us with Personal Information after we have posted an updated Privacy Policy, or notified you by other means, you consent to the revised Privacy Policy.

Notice and Contact Information

To contact us with PIPA related questions, please email