This version in effect since August 8, 2008
What is personal Information?
Personal information is any information about an identifiable person.
What Personal Information does Teachers ConnectingTM collect?
Teachers ConnectingTM collects your personal information on the Site from you, to be used for the purposes identified to you at the time of collection (the “Identified Purposes”). For example, Teachers ConnectingTM may collect your first and last name, email address, location, comfortsTM, etc., for the purpose of creating your User Profile.
Our privacy practice is based on the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information (CAN/CSA-Q830-96) and the Federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
To whom does Teachers ConnectingTM disclose Personal Information?
While we will never rent or sell your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes, we reserve the right to disclose demographic information to other third parties, such as advertisers and web content providers, for the purposes of attracting advertising revenue, reporting on the results of an advertising campaign, obtaining relevant web content, or other similar activities.
We use aggregate information gathered from your visit to better design our website. This information supplies us with a broad picture of how people use our website in order to help the management of our systems and to better serve our audience.
In order to prevent unauthorized access, maintain the accuracy of your personal information and ensure that your personal information is used and disclosed only pursuant to this Policy, Teachers ConnectingTM strives to maintain physical, electronic, contractual and administrative safeguards to secure your personal information we collect from the Web Site with a level of security that is appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information collected.
Cookies used by Teachers ConnectingTM, do not give us access to anything on your hard drive and cannot do anything to your computer. Cookies used by Teachers ConnectingTM are encrypted for security purposes to make any information in the cookie unreadable to anyone outside of Teachers ConnectingTM. Teachers ConnectingTM uses two types of cookies: session cookies (temporary) or persistent cookies (longer–term continuing use).
• Session cookies may be used to support on–line feedback/discussion, forms and registration and ‘e–commerce/shopping cart’ transactions. They are used only during your online session and expire when you close your browser. Without session cookies, moving around the Web Site could be much slower.
• Persistent cookies are different from session cookies because they are stored on your computer’s hard drive for some length of time. They are usually used if you want us to remember information about your Web preferences and passwords for automatic log–in purposes.