This policy applies to BCIT News’s Web site only. It is designed to inform you of how and why BCIT News gathers personal and non-personal information about you. This policy complies with provisions of the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This may be Web site connected by “hyperlinks” to other Web sites. We are not responsible in any way for the privacy practices on other Web sites and suggest that you review the privacy policies on those linked Web sites before using them.
What Information Is Collected?
BCIT News collects two kinds of information from this Web site
(A) Your voluntarily provided personal information.
(B) Anonymous information about your visit
A. Your Personal Information:
During normal Web site usage, you can visit this site without communicating any personal information. However, to make use of certain features on this site, promotions or subscriptions users may be asked to register with BCIT News’s Web site. As part of this voluntary registration, BCIT News may request contact information (such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, etc.) and other data required for operating these services. The only way we can collect personal information from you is if you voluntarily provide it. By voluntarily providing this personal information to us by sending us a comment or suggestion. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information and can access and enjoy many parts of BCIT News’s Web site without providing us any personal information. Among other things, the following is a representative list of reasons we may ask for your personal information:
• To respond to your questions or the comments you e-mail to us;
• To provide you with communication activities.
• To keep aggregate information on Web site use.
B. Anonymous Information About Your Visit:
When you visit this site, information about your visit (e.g. how you navigate the site) may be collected and stored. This information may include the length of your visit, the date and time of your visit, the pages you look at and the sites you visit before and after leaving this site. It does not include personally identifiable information such as your name, mailing or e-mail address or telephone number. We use this non-identifiable and aggregate information to better design this Web site and develop an efficient Web marketing plan. We also may share this information with our Web designer, board of directors and sponsors.
BCIT News may collect the following non-identifiable information when you visit this Web site:
• Your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
• Time of your visit
• Pages you visited
• Web Browser Used
BCIT News, March 22, 2018
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