Privacy Policy

Last Revised: June 1, 2019

The Ontario Online Learning Consortium (“eCampusOntario”) is committed to protecting the privacy of your Personal Information. This page sets out our Privacy Policy and describes why and how we collect, use and disclose personal information which you choose to provide to us on our website and portal (collectively, this “Website”).

Personal Information. “Personal Information” means any information that can specifically identify an individual, including their name, address, and telephone number, email address, age, gender, marital status, personal views, preferences and opinions. Where we collect Personal Information from you, it is limited to the minimum we require for any service or activity conducted with you, and to contact you with any communications you consent to receive.

Consent. By using this Website, you must agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit Personal Information to or via this Website, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Information. eCampusOntario only collects Personal Information that is voluntarily provided by a person in connection with their use of this Website and other services of eCampusOntario which requires such Personal Information.

This Website uses common, automatic data collection tools, such as cookies, embedded web links and web beacons. These tools collect standard information that the user’s browser sends to eCampusOntario through your use of this Website, such as the user’s browser type or the address of this Website from which they arrived. The tools may also collect information about the user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address (a number automatically assigned to a computer whenever it is navigating the web, allowing web servers to locate and identify their computer) and user behaviors, such as the pages they view and the links they click.

Cookies are small files containing pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can set your browser to block them. Our cookies can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. The only Personal Information our cookies contain is the information you provide yourself.

Use of Personal Information. Personal Information will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected. Unless the purpose is self-evident due to the nature of the transaction in question, eCampusOntario will identify the purposes for which Personal Information is collected at or before the time the Personal Information is collected.