4.16 Collection of Personal Information

Retail Cannabis Store Handbook

(Added May 2022)


  1. Pursuant to Section 69.2(1) of the GLCA, a licensee may, but is not required to, collect a patron’s name, age and photograph.  No other information may be collected. The collection of this information may only be used for the purpose of crime prevention and public safety.
  2. Licensees must comply with privacy legislation and guidelines established by the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC). For more information on the collection, storage, and disclosure of personal information please visit www.OIPC.ab.ca or contact the OIPC at 1-888-878-4044.


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