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PRIVACY
POLICY

Website Privacy Policy and Cookie Notice

Website Privacy Policy & Cookie Notice

This Site is made available by MacLachlan College (“we”, “us” or “our”). We are committed to protecting your privacy.  This Website Privacy Policy & Cookie Notice (“Policy”) describes how we collect, use and disclose personal information when you visit our Site.  This Policy is effective as of the effective date set out below.  We may change this Policy from time to time.  Any changes to this Policy will be posted on the Site.

 

Personal Information We Collect and How We Use It

We will collect your email address if you choose to subscribe to our email newsletter.  We will use this information to send you information about our business and products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.  You can unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe link in our email communications or by contacting us as described below.

We collect your name, contact information and other information you may choose to provide if you contact us through the Site, including if you have a question or concern or would like to receive additional information from us.  We use this information to respond to your inquiry and provide information that you have requested. 

We use automatic data collection technologies, like cookies, to track usage patterns on our Site and to make our Site work more efficiently. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to help us recognize you on return visits to our Site and to make registration or other procedures easier for you. We also use cookies and similar tools to collect information when you visit the Site, including your Internet service provider, IP address, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit, the searches you perform and the referring URL’s you came from. We use this information to optimize our Site, to enhance your visit to our Site, and to create a general demographic profile of our Site visitors. You may be able to set your browser to block cookies ore to notify you before a cookie is set.  Check your browser settings for more information.  For more information on cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

 

When We Share Personal Information

We share personal information with service providers that perform services on our behalf, such as website hosting, data processing, marketing, analytics, payment processing, customer service and similar services.  Some of these service providers may be located outside of Canada, including in the United States. 

We may use and share personal information in connection with the proposed or actual financing, securitization, insuring, sale, assignment or other disposal of all or part of our business or assets, for the purposes of evaluating and/or performing the proposed transaction.  Our successors or assignees may use and disclose your personal information for similar purposes as those described in this Policy.

Personal information you post on the public areas of the Site will be accessible to others. We have no control over what others do with your personal information.  We recommend exercising caution when posting personal information in public areas of the Site.

Personal information may be disclosed by us or our service providers where permitted or required by law, including where required by foreign laws applicable to us or our service providers.

 

Links to Other Websites

For your convenience, we may offer links from our Site to other websites. We are not responsible for the personal information collection, use and disclosure practices of other websites. You should consult the privacy policies of these other websites before providing any personal information.

 

Security

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information using physical, electronic or procedural security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information in our custody or control.  Our authorized employees, agents and mandataries will have access to your personal information as necessary for the purposes described in this Policy.

 

Retention

Personal information is retained in accordance with our record retention policies, which are established taking into account requirements of privacy laws, the purposes for which the information was collected, legal and regulatory requirements to retain the information for minimum periods, limitation periods for taking legal action, and our business purposes.

 

Access, Correction and Contacting Us

The file containing your personal information will be maintained on our servers (or those of our service providers).  If you wish to request access to or correction of your personal information in our custody or control, or if you have any questions about how we handle personal information, you may write to Heather Birnie, MacLachlan College, 335 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON Canada L6J 3H3.  We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Effective Date: September 2019

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