Northern Lakes College Privacy Statement
Information collected by NLC
It is important to understand that no personal information such as a person's name, phone number, or email address is ever gathered automatically through the NLC website. This information is only obtained if it has been provided voluntarily, through email contact or an online form.
A web traffic analysis tool is used by NLC in order to collect anonymous information from visits to our website. The data we attain by using this software helps us understand the traffic patterns and types of technology our visitors use. Monthly statistics are generated from this content so that we can continually improve our audience's online experience. The information collected cannot be associated with any specific individual and no attempt is made to identify particular users browsing the site.
The information we collect helps us identify:
- The Internet domain and IP address from which you access the NLC website.
- The type of browser and operating system used to access the site.
- The pages that were visited.
- The date and time the site was accessed.
- Popular search phrases.
- Cookies and usage data.
Use of information
Personal information is collected by NLC in accordance with the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act or other applicable law(s). This means that, at the point of collection, users will be informed about what authority NLC has to collect your personal information; the purpose for which it is being collected; that you have a right to review your personal information collected by NLC, subject to the provisions of the Act; and you will be given contact information for the department/person with whom you may discuss any concerns you have about the collection of your personal information. NLC will not disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent or as authorized or required by law. Access to personal information is restricted to those NLC employees who require this information in order to provide requested products or services.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our service.
- Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Information collected in emails or web forms
If you choose to provide us with personal information — as in an email to someone or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website — we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We treat emails the same way we treat letters sent to NLC. We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. NLC will not disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent or as authorized or required by law. Access to personal information is restricted to those NLC employees who require this information in order to provide requested products, services, or information.
Transactions where information enters a system of records
Where personal information is provided that enters a system of records, it is collected in compliance with section 33 (c) of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. Northern Lakes College collects, creates, and maintains information for the purposes of admissions, registration, and other activities directly related to its educational programming and services. Information collected is only kept for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, or as long as legally required.
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