The Angling, Hunting and Trapping Engagement (the “AHTE”) websiteis a public forum that welcomes candid comments and diverse views about angling, hunting, and trapping in British Columbia, including regulatory reform.
To contribute to the AHTE,you must be either of the age of majority or have obtained legal parental or guardian consent, in which case your legal parent or guardian will be responsible for your use of the AHTE.
Submission and Review of Content: Questions, comments, ideas and other contributions to the AHTE may be used to provide guidance for decision making and will not be distributed to the public unless the province is compelled to do so through the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Since most government information, including the contents of this AHTE, may be the subject of a freedom of information request, it is possible that some or all of the information you submit will be disclosed publically under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“FOIPPA”). Please consider this when commenting. Comments may be summarized or quoted anonymously and included in documents explaining any decisions made regarding angling, hunting, or trapping. Submissions to AHTE will not be published with attribution to the submitting party.
Defamatory, indecent, obscene, illegal, immoral and sexually-explicit Content will not be considered for decision making purposes. We will also remove: (a) Content that potentially or actually infringes any third party’s copyright, trademark, right of privacy, publicity or any other intellectual property or other right; and (b) Content containing information about other identifiable individuals, including their names, e-mail addresses, images of them or comments about them.
Ownership and License: You retain ownership of all Content you submit to the AHTE. You represent and warrant that: (a) Your Content is your original work, or has been provided to you or obtained by you from the rightful owner with all necessary permissions; and (b) Your Content does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity.
Collection of Personal Information: Your e-mail address and your opinions are characterized as “personal information” under FOIPPA. In order to hear your thoughts on AHTE, and to facilitate discussion with other users, we are collecting this personal information from you and we will share it with the Ministry of Natural Resource Operations, which is responsible for AHTE for government. Your e-mail address may be used to contact you for clarification of your comment(s), to notify you of future opportunities to participate in public consultations, and to keep you updated on the progress of the AHTE.
E-mail addresses submitted through AHTE may be used by the BC Government for survey purposes, and to notify individuals of changes to the AHTE site, including updates to regulation proposals, decision documents, and regulation changes. The BC Government will not release my email for any other reason.