Range 16 Inc. Privacy Policy

At Range 16 Inc. we are committed to protecting the privacy of our participants, and support a general policy of openness about how we collect, use and disclose personal information.


The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to inform you about Range 16 Inc.’s practices relating to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information which may be collected by us through the filling out of Range 16 Inc Membership Information. or RCMP Canadian Firearms Safety Course and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CFSC and CRFSC) forms or otherwise providing information in order to participate in Range 16 Inc. events, CFSC and CRFSCourses, or through our website.  By filling out the forms, either yourself or on behalf of your son, daughter or ward, by participating in our events, or by using our website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information (as defined below) and, if applicable, the personal information of your son, daughter or ward in accordance with the following terms and conditions.

This Privacy Statement also explains how you can contact us if you have a question about, want to make a change to or delete any personal information that Range 16 Inc. may be holding about you or, if applicable, your son, daughter or ward.  We strongly recommend that you take the time to read this Privacy Statement and retain it for future reference.

Personal Information


For the purpose of this Privacy Statement, “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title or business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.

What Personal Information We Collect


Range 16 Inc. collects personal information in order to participate in the CFSC and CRFSC as outlined by the Chief Firearms Officer of the Province of Alberta, and in order to help effectively and safely provide activities and events for Range 16 Inc.  This information includes, but is not limited to contact information such as name, address, e-mail address and telephone numbers, age, or proof of identity (such as a signature).  Range 16 Inc. also collects financial information (such as credit card information and banking information on personal cheques) from purchasers of Range 16 Inc. merchandise. On contest entry forms, we may ask for the entrants’ first name, last name, email address and phone number.  This personal information is collected, used and disclosed only for the purposes of awarding contest prizes.


How We Use Your Personal Information


Personal information that is collected by Range 16 Inc. or its representative is only used for Membership List or CFSC and CRFSC purposes. Range 16 Inc. uses financial information only in order to complete a given merchandise transaction. Range 16 Inc. retains a copy of CFSC and CRFSC exams and a copy of the individuals CFSC Course Report for a period of five (7) years or as directed by the RCMP.  Only Range 16 Inc. staff and members with a legitimate need to access this information have access to the database.  You may access your records at your office to check for accuracy.   Please see the section below on correcting and updating your information for further details on how to correct any errors in your file. Any questions about how Range 16 Inc. uses your personal information should be directed to the President of Range 16 Inc.


When We Disclose Your Personal Information


Range 16 Inc. does not disclose personal information to individuals, organizations or corporations outside of Range 16 Inc. at any time or for any reason, except with the consent of the individual member or as required or authorized by law. Range 16 Inc. may share personal information with third parties, such as AHEIA, engaged to assist us in providing services to you or to carry out one or more of the purposes described above.  These service providers are prohibited from using such personal information for any purpose other than to provide this assistance and are required to protect personal information disclosed by Range 16 Inc. and to comply with the general privacy principles described in this Privacy Statement.  Range 16 Inc. reserves the right to disclose personal information to a third party if a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order legally requires or authorizes us to do so.


Knowledge and Consent


Range 16 Inc. collects personal information about you or, if applicable, your son, daughter or ward only when you voluntarily provide it.  Typically, we will seek consent for the use or disclosure of such personal information at the time of collection.  In certain circumstances consent may be sought after the information has been collected but before use (for example, when we want to use information for a purpose not previously identified). The form of consent that we seek, including whether it is express or implied, will largely depend on the sensitivity of the personal information and the reasonable expectations of the individual in the circumstances. When you fill out a Range 16 Inc. form, for instance, you imply that we may use that information for the purpose for which you filled out the form. You may withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal restrictions (such as information kept to protect Range 16 Inc. from liability) and reasonable notice.  If you wish to withdraw your consent, please email brinkh@shaw.ca.  We will inform you of the implications of withdrawing consent as appropriate. Range 16 Inc. does not, as a condition of participation, require you to consent to the collection, use or disclosure of information beyond that required to fulfill the explicitly specified and legitimate purposes for which the information is being provided.

How We Protect Your Personal Information


Range 16 Inc. makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that personal information collected from you is protected against loss and unauthorized access.  This protection applies in relation to information stored in both electronic and hard copy form.  Access to your personal information is restricted to selected members and employees.  In addition, Range 16 Inc. employs generally accepted information security techniques, such as firewalls, access control procedures and cryptography, to protect personal information against loss and unauthorized access

Retention of Your Personal Information


Range 16 Inc. retains your personal information for a period of five (7) years to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected.  In some cases, it is necessary for Range 16 Inc. to retain personal information for longer, in order to protect Range 16 Inc. from liability in the event of a dispute.  Or to comply with the Criminal Code of Canada re the Firearms Act concerning the retention of sales information concerning firearms.



If you visit the Range 16 Inc. website, and do not actively provide any personal information, Range 16 Inc. still stores certain information automatically, via the placement of a text file called a “cookie” in the browser directory of your computer’s hard drive.  The cookie cannot be read by any website other than the one that set up the cookies.  If you choose to modify your browser to disable cookies, some pages of this website may not function properly. Range 16 Inc. will only collect and store the following information about your visit to our website: 1.    The Internet domain from which you accessed the Range 16 Inc. site; 2.    The type of browser and operating system you are using; 3.    The date and time of your visit; 4.    The pages within the Range 16 Inc. site that you visit; and 5.    If you linked to another website from the Range 16 Inc. site, the address of that site. Range 16 Inc. uses this information to count the number of visitors to the different Range 16 Inc. web pages, in order to make the site more useful to our members and visitors.  You should be aware that operators of linked websites may also collect your personal information (including information generated through the use of cookies) when you link to their websites.  Range 16 Inc. is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information, so it is important to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies before providing them with your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Statement


Range 16 Inc. reserves the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. The Privacy Statement posted via the Range 16 Inc. website shall be deemed to be the Privacy Statement in effect.  A current copy of the Privacy Statement can be obtained at any time by contacting:  brinkh@shaw.ca

Contacting Us


In the event that you have any questions about Range 16 Inc.’s Privacy Statement or if you have reason to believe that Range 16 Inc. may have failed to adhere to this Privacy Statement, you may contact the President of Range 16 Inc. at brinkh@shaw.ca or by writing to 183 Deer Ridge Drive St. Albert Alberta. T8N 6H1