Terms of Use

Your use of this website signifies that you have read and understood the terms and conditions set out below, and that you agree to be bound by them.

General Disclaimer

This website is designed to outline as simply as possible the main features of the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP). It is for information purposes only and is not intended to provide you with specific financial, legal, investment, pension or tax advice.

Alberta Pensions Services Corporation (APS), PSPP's pension benefit service provider, strives to ensure that all information contained on this website is accurate. However, your pension entitlement is always limited by what is allowed by the pension plan rules and associated legislation (legislation), so any inaccuracy in, or misunderstanding of pension information arising from the content on this website cannot increase the benefits otherwise available to you under the legislation. In the event of any conflict between the legislation and this website, the legislation will govern.

Seek Professional Advice About Pension Decisions

You should not rely on the content on this website in making any decisions or taking any action with respect to your pension. Seek advice from a qualified financial advisor before relying on any speculative pension calculation or exercising any pension option.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THIS WEBSITE AND ANY DOCUMENTS ARE PROVIDED BY APS AND PSPP ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. APS AND PSPP MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY ASPECT OF THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, DOCUMENTS OR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT THEREIN IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, APS AND PSPP DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. APS AND PSPP DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR EMAIL SENT FROM APS, PSPP OR ITS AUTHORIZED AGENTS ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. APS AND PSPP DO NOT WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE WILL BE CONTINUOUS OR WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY GIVEN TIME. APS AND PSPP WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU IN YOUR JURISDICTION, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MIGHT NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Permitted Use

As a user of this website, you may view, copy, print and use (collectively, use) documents or other materials (Documents) on this website as specified and you agree that you will observe and comply with any notice or restriction on or accompanying any particular Document(s) you wish to obtain from or through this website.

Email and Internet Communications

Communication by email over the Internet and other publicly accessible networks is not secure. Any information that you send by email may be lost, intercepted or altered while it is being transmitted. If you choose to send information to APS or PSPP by email or over the Internet, you do so at your own risk. APS and PSPP do not assume any liability for any damages you may experience, or costs you may incur, as a result of sending information by email or, should you request it, as a result of APS or PSPP sending information to you by email. This includes any such email that may contain your personal or confidential information.

Restrictions and Prohibited Uses

You agree that you will not use this website for any improper, fraudulent, illegal or malicious purpose, including, without limitation, to impair use of this website by others.

You agree not to modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of this website. You also agree not to develop any similar or competing business or website that uses any portion of, or look and feel of this website, or any of the Documents.

Privacy Statement

For more information about PSPP's privacy practices see our full privacy statement.

Hyperlinks

This website may contain links to third-party websites. These links have been provided solely as a convenience for you and do not constitute an endorsement by APS or PSPP of the content of such third-party sites.

Links to this website may also be provided from sites either known or unknown to APS or PSPP. Access to any other website linked to or from this website is at your own risk. APS and PSPP have not reviewed and are not responsible for the content of any third-party sites linked to or from this website and do not make any representations or warranties regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party websites.

Copyright and Trademarks

All information contained on this website is protected under the copyright laws of Canada and other countries. You agree to ensure that any copyright notice along with any other notices and disclaimers appearing on these Documents are reproduced and retained on all copies in the same form and manner as on the original. You are not permitted to use, display or promote the name, trade-mark(s), or logo(s) of APS or PSPP (apart from authorized reproduction of the Documents), without the prior written consent of APS and/or PSPP.

Furthermore, any reproduction of any information contained in this website without the express written permission of APS and/or PSPP is prohibited by law. Any financial information, including any reports by the Auditor General of Alberta, contained on this website is unofficial information and should not be relied upon. The official versions of any financial reports are available from APS or PSPP.

Legal Notices

Send legal notices to:

APS
Attention: Director, Legal Services
5103 Windermere Blvd. SW
Edmonton, AB T6W 0S9
Fax 780-425-6245

For all other related correspondence, please contact us.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

By accessing and using this website, you agree that the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this website and any dispute of any kind that might arise between you and APS, PSPP, the APS Board and/or the Public Service Pension Board.