Privacy Statement

Burnaby Online is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Burnaby Online website at online.sd41.bc.ca and governs data collection and usage. By using the Burnaby Online website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Burnaby Online collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number through the online student registration form. Burnaby Online also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postal code, age, gender, and preferences.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Burnaby Online. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Burnaby Online for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Burnaby Online website.

Burnaby Online encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Burnaby Online so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Burnaby Online is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Burnaby Online and Burnaby Online family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information

Burnaby Online collects and uses your personal information to operate the Burnaby Online website and deliver the services you have requested.

Burnaby Online does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Burnaby Online may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Burnaby Online, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Burnaby Online does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Burnaby Online keeps track of the pages our customers visit within Burnaby Online, in order to determine what Burnaby Online pages are the most popular. This data is collected anonymously and is not tracked on a per-user basis.

Burnaby Online will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Burnaby Online or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Burnaby Online; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Burnaby Online, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Burnaby Online website use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Burnaby Online pages, or register with Burnaby Online site or services, a cookie helps Burnaby Online to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the same Burnaby Online website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Burnaby Online features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Burnaby Online services or other websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Burnaby Online secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Burnaby Online secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Burnaby Online will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Burnaby Online encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Burnaby Online is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Burnaby Online welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Burnaby Online has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Burnaby Online. We will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.