The Parkland County Open Data License is based on the Open Government License – Alberta which was developed through public consultation and a collaborative effort by provincial and federal government. The only substantive changes in this license are to replace direct references to the Province of Alberta to Parkland County.

The complete text of this license is provided below.

Open Government License – Parkland County

You are encouraged to use the available information under this license with only a few conditions.

Using information under this license

  1. Use of any information indicated your acceptance of the terms below.
  2. The information provider grants you a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use the information including for commercial purposes, subject to the terms below.

You are free to:

  1. Copy, modify, publish, translate, adapt, distribute, or otherwise use the information in any medium, mode, or format for any lawful purpose.

You must, where you do any of the above:

  1. Acknowledge the source of the information by including any attribution statement specified by the Information Provider and where possible provide a link.
    • If the Information Provider does not provide a specific attribution statement, or if you are using information from server information providers and multiple attributions are not practical for your product or application, you must use the following attribution statement.
    • Contains information licensed under the Open Government License – Parkland County.
  2. The terms of this license are important, and if you fail to comply with any of them, the rights granted to you under this license or any similar license granted by the Information Provider will end automatically.


  • This license does not grant you any right to use:
  • Personal information;
  • Information or records that are not accessible under applicable laws;
  • Third party rights the Information Provider is not authorized to license;
  • The names, crests, logos, or other official symbols of the Information Provider; and
  • Information subject to other intellectual property rights, including patents, trade marks and official marks.


  1. This license does not grant you any right to use the information in a way that suggests any official status or that the Information Provider endorses you or your use of the information.

No warranty

  1. The information is licensed “as is”, and the Information Provider excludes all representations, warranties, obligations, and liabilities, whether express or implied, to the maximum extent permitted by law.
  2. The Information Provider is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information, and will not under any circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other loss, injury or damage caused by its use or otherwise arising in connection with this license or the Information, even if specifically advised of the possibility of such loss, injury or damage.

Governing Law

  1. This license is governed by the laws of the province of Alberta and the applicable laws of Canada.
  2. Legal proceedings related to this license may only be brought in the courts of Alberta.


In this license, the terms below have the following meanings:


means information resources or Records protected by copyright or other information or Records that are offered for use under the terms of this license.

“Information Provider”

means Parkland County

“Personal Information”

has the meaning set out in section 1(n) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Alberta).


has the meaning set out in section 1(q) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Alberta)


means the natural or legal person, or body of persons corporate or incorporate, acquiring rights under this license.


  1. This is version 1.0 of the Open Government License – Parkland County. The Information Provider may make changes to the terms of this license from time to time and issue a new version of the license. Your use of the Information will be governed by the terms of the license in force as of the date you accessed the information.