Center for Reliable Energy Systems

Privacy Policy


CRES maintains this web site to help the public find information about its expertise and services. CRES is committed to ensuring your privacy while you visit the site.

Links to other sites

The CRES website provides links to other sites that may be of interest or that might provide further information. This privacy statement covers only the main CRES web site and does not cover the web sites of other organizations. Each organization’s web site may have a different privacy statement depending on the nature of its site. You should review the privacy statement each time you submit personal information on any web site.

Collection of information

When you visit this web site, our web server automatically collects a limited amount of standard information essential to the operation and evaluation of the CRES web site.

This information helps us assess the effectiveness of our web site and is used only for this purpose. It is collected in compliance with section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Alberta) (FOIP). This information is not used to identify individuals who visit the web site and none of this information is disclosed to other public bodies or individuals.

The only information collected that is used to identify you is information you give voluntarily. When you submit a question or comment or when you sign up for our newsletter, you may be asked for your name, e-mail address, or other information. This information is only used to process and respond to your question or comment and is collected in compliance with section 33 (c) of FOIP. This information is not disclosed except to authorized personnel who need it to satisfy your request. Any personal information you submit is secure once it reaches our server. In transit between your computer and the server, however, it may not be secure.

If you would prefer to raise a comment or question in person, please call CRES at (614)-376-0834.


The CRES computer system uses software to monitor unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or damage the service we provide. No attempt is made to identify users or their usage patterns except during law enforcement investigations.