Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This website privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is incorporated into and forms part of the terms and conditions governing the access and use of the webpages, forums, blogs and related content (collectively, the “Website”) operated by Saskatoon Industry Education Council (“SIEC”).  This Privacy Policy sets forth the policies and practices that apply to the collection and usage of data via the Website. Your access and use of the Website constitutes your express and unconditional acceptance of all the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

In particular, by submitting any personal information to us you will be deemed to have given your permission for the use and disclosure of such personal information as described herein.  Personal information is information like your name, email address or phone number and that is not otherwise publically available. This Privacy Policy covers only the collection and use of personal information by SIEC via the Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies or individuals that SIEC does not own or control.

This Privacy Policy provides a description of the privacy and data use practices of SIEC (“us”, “we” or “our”) in connection with our receipt, collection and use of data and information from you as a visitor or user of the Website, as may be applicable. 

The Privacy Policy may be changed or updated from time to time. If the Privacy Policy is changed or updated such changes or updates will be posted to the Website so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. 

Collected Data

The Website does not automatically gather personal information about you. The types of personal information we collect and share depend on your use of the Website and its functions.  We generally collect the following types of information (collectively, the “Data”):

  • Personal information – We may collect certain personal information including, but not limited to, your name, address, email address, telephone numbers, contact information and other similar information from which your identity is discernible.  We may also collect specific descriptive, cultural, behavioural, preferential and/or life style information about yourself.  However, we will only collect personal information if you voluntarily supply it.
  • Demographic information – We may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your postal code, preferences, interests and favorites.
  • Cookies – SIEC or our service providers may use “cookies” (small files stored on your computer) to help analyze the Website and to help us customize our content and services.  You can erase or block this information by changing the settings on your computer.  If you do erase or block this information you may not be able to utilize some features of the Website.
  • Access and login information – We may record certain information regarding your access to the Website such as what areas you visit and what services you access.  These logs may include information such as your personal data, your interaction with the service, internet protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account.
  • Communications – Email or other communications you send to us may be retained in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve services to you.
  • Third party applications or services – We may make available third party applications and services through the Website.  The information collected by SIEC when you access a third party application or service is processed under this Privacy Policy. However, any information collected by the third party application is governed by the privacy policy of such third party.
  • Links to other websites – The Website contains links to other websites.  This Privacy Policy applies to the Website only. We do not exercise any control over any third party sites linked or displayed on the Website. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you.   You should review the privacy policies of those third party websites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.

This Privacy Policy applies solely to Data we collect via the Website, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion. 

Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas the Website, such as in online forums or chat rooms, such information may be collected and used by others over whom SIEC has no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the Website.

Protection of Data

We strive to protect your Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure using reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alternation or disclosure.  However, the use of such measures is not, and should not be considered to be, any type of guarantee or warranty by us that your Data will not be accessed by third parties or that third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

Collection, Use and Sharing  of Data

We collect and use your Data to:

  • Provide products, services and information to you;
  • Communicate with you regarding updates to the Website products, services and information;
  • Foster positive user experience;
  • Operate and improve the Website products, services and information;
  • Inform you of other products, services or information available from SIEC or its affiliated entities;
  • Contact you about your opinion of existing or potential products, services or information provided via the Website;
  • Respond to your feedback, queries or requests;
  • Create products, services and information that may meet your needs;
  • Better tailor and improve the features of offered products, services and information.

Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy we do not disclose your Data to third parties.  SIEC only shares your Data with other companies or individuals outside of SIEC in the following limited circumstances:

  • We have your consent;
  • We provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses, service providers or persons performing functions and providing services on our behalf. Such third parties will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions but will be contractually governed through signed contracts and agreements and may not share that information with any other party;
  • We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such personal information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; (b) enforce applicable terms of service, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of SIEC, its users or the public as required or permitted by law;
  • We may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to the Website with our clients, partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors that visit the Website and how those visitors use the Website;
  • We also may share your information with our marketing, technical, accounting, legal or other professionals to assist us in our business operations.

Updating Information

You may review, correct, update or change your account profile information at any time by simply logging into your account, going to your Account Profile, and editing it with the options provided.

If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from or third parties at the time you registered, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by editing your Account Profile as described above. Likewise, if you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by editing your Account Profile.

You may review, delete, correct, update or change your information on the Website at any time by simply logging into your account.

You may also: (i) remove your account and information from the Website; or (ii) elect to no longer receive services from us.  If you wish to remove your account and/or personal information from the Website, or elect to no longer receive services from us, please contact us using the contact information provided below. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, SIEC’s privacy practices in connection with the Website, or SIEC’s collection, use, disclosure, or retention of your personal information in connection with the Website please contact us:

Saskatoon Industry Education Council
602 Lenore Drive
Saskatoon Saskatchewan, S7K 6A6
Phone: (306) 683-7774
Fax: (306) 657-3999