Email subscriptions: Global Affairs Canada
Receive email notices with media advisories, news releases, statements, photo releases and speeches of our ministers.
Global Affairs Canada is committed to protecting the privacy rights of individuals and safeguarding the personal information under its control.
"Personal information" is defined as any information, in any form, about an identifiable individual; refer to section 3 of the Privacy Act for further details regarding personal information. Personal information collected by Global Affairs Canada is protected from disclosure to unauthorized persons and/or agencies subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act. Individuals have the right to the protection of and access to their personal information and to request corrections where the individual believes there is an error or omission. Individuals may contact the Department's Access to Information and Privacy Protection Division to request corrections.
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act, 10(2)(e), the Financial Administration Act (FAA), and in accordance with the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada.
Your personal information will be retained until such time that we are advised of a change in company contact, an unsubscribe email is received or a request is received to remove your name from the database. All unsubscribe emails will be purged automatically from the database after one month.
Personal information will be protected under the provisions of the Privacy Act and is described in Treasury Board Secretariat's standard class of personal information bank Public Communications (PSU 914), which is detailed under the Info Source.
Any questions regarding this activity can be directed to Global Affairs Canada. For additional information please refer to the Terms and Conditions link located at the bottom of this web page.
Individuals have the right to file a complaint with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada regarding the Department's handling of their personal information.
By completing the subscription request form, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this privacy notice statement and consent to the Department's collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the email subscription service?
The service provides subscribers with email notifications for any of the Media Room Publications (News Releases, Media Advisories, Photo Releases, and Speeches).
2. How does this service work?
Filling in the registration form and clicking "subscribe" will register you as a subscriber to the notification service. You will receive an email confirmation message to confirm your subscription. All new documents of the kind you have selected will be automatically forwarded to the email address you have registered when they are issued. For items selected from the Media Room (News Releases, Media Advisories, Photo Releases, and Speeches), emails will arrive from the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Messages will contain the title, content and, in most cases, a corresponding Internet address so that you may link directly to the item on the Web site.
3. How will my subscription information be used?
Provision of the information requested on the subscription form is required for the purposes of issuing notifications via email when new documents become available. Personal information will be protected under the provisions of the Privacy Act and stored in the Personal Information Bank (FAI PPU 030).
4. Are other types of email distributed through this service?
No. However, on rare occasions, notifications related to administrative matters concerning the publications and the service may be sent to subscribers.
5. What if my email address changes?
Please resubscribe under your new email address.
6. Why do I not receive the requested material?
If you do not receive the requested material within a week of subscribing or experience other problems with this service, please contact us.
7. How do I unsubscribe from the service?
To unsubscribe from the service, click on the "To unsubscribe" link or the link to send a blank email, both of which are provided at the bottom of all email alerts.
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