Privacy Policy

Last updated: March 15, 2024

About Us

Smith + Andersen is the name and brand under which business is conducted by Smith + Andersen (Vancouver) (with offices in Vancouver and Kelowna), Smith + Andersen (Edmonton), Smith + Andersen (Winnipeg), Smith + Andersen (London) (with offices in London and Hamilton), Smith and Andersen Consulting Engineering, Smith + Andersen (Ottawa) and Smith + Andersen (Halifax), all general partnerships, and Smith + Andersen (Calgary) Ltd.

Smith + Andersen values its relationships with its clients and the public and is committed to the protection of your personal information. This privacy notice sets out the privacy practices of Smith + Andersen in accordance with applicable privacy laws to help you understand what personal data we collect and the purpose for such collection, as well as the control you have over it.

Personal Information Collected

Smith + Andersen collects personal information directly from you. Personal information includes the information you provide in your use of this website, including by completing web forms and by responding to job postings. We do not require the disclosure of sensitive information, as defined under applicable Canadian law, and caution you not to provide sensitive information in association with such use. Sensitive information includes details regarding your health and finances, ethnicity or race, religion or politics, or sexual orientation. If you have any concern or hesitation in providing any information through this website, we encourage you to contact Smith + Andersen directly.

How Personal Information is Collected

We may also collect information about your usage of our website and communications, including the pages you view, any links you click, and other actions you may take in relation to the information. Our website, email messages, and marketing communications may use cookies or similar technologies to make it easier for you to navigate our website, to help us understand your preferences, or to improve the functionality of our website and increase security. If you wish to decline cookies, you can do so through your browser.

Why Personal Information is Collected

Smith + Andersen may process personal information for marketing, research, business development, or other purposes consistent with privacy laws and your personal interests and rights. Personal information may also be processed for particular purposes with your consent, which may be withdrawn as set out below.

How Personal Information is Shared

Personal information will only be shared with third parties as required to comply with legal requirements or for other legitimate purposes. Such purposes include IT and cloud services and legal, financial, and other professional advice. Information by which a user can be identified is not shared with third parties.

Personal information will be retained only for such time as is needed to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as may be required under applicable professional requirements or privacy law. Smith + Andresen has implemented systems to ensure the confidentiality and security of personal information is maintained.

Smith + Andersen does not sell personal information.

External Links

Our website may include links to external websites, which are provided for your convenience. Smith + Andersen is not responsible for the privacy policies, terms of use, or content of any of third-party website linked from our website. We encourage you to review the policies of any external linked website.

Smith + Andersen does not direct any communications or services at children. Our website is not knowingly used by children and we are not aware of any personal information of minors being collected.

Updates to our Privacy Policy

This privacy notice is an evolving document that is adjusted periodically to address developments in privacy law and security requirements. The date noted above will be adjusted as material updates are made.

Your Legal Rights Over Personal Information

Smith + Andersen recognizes your legal rights under Canadian privacy law, in appropriate circumstances, to:

  • Request access to any personal data that has been collected about you;
  • Request correction to your personal data
  • Request to have your personal data deleted or removed
  • Object to processing your personal data
  • Request transfer of your personal data
  • Opt out of contact with Smith + Andersen at any time

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as set out below. Smith + Andersen will attend to all legitimate requests as soon as reasonably possible.

Contact Information

To contact us with any questions or concerns regarding this privacy notice or to exercise your legal rights to your personal information, please email us at