WMEMS.CA & WMEMS Connect PRIVACY POLICY

 

LAST UPDATE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY – [June 26, 2017]

 

BEFORE USING OUR SITES, PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY.

 

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary Schools Inc. (“WMEMS”) and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site and our other sites (collectively “Sites”). The Company is committed to providing safe web sites for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The Company complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.

 

There may be links from our Sites to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Sites and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our Sites may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. The Company does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.

 

Although you are not required to register to access our Sites, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Sites. Your use of our Sites signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our Sites. Your continued use of the Sites signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

 

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.

 

We do not currently collect personal information from our site, however, we may in the future collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, and the like. We may ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest, sign up to receive a newsletter or to resolve complaints or concerns.

 

HOW DOES WMEMS USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?

 

Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Sites may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Sites and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our Sites to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Sites; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

 

PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS

 

With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by WMEMS provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. WMEMS uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.

 

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

 

WMEMS will not disclose personal information that you provide on its Sites to any third parties other than to a Company agent except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case WMEMS may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.

 

COOKIES

 

WMEMS.CA, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called “cookies” on its Sites. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Sites may not function properly if you do so.

 

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE

 

WMEMS considers the protection of children’s privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our Sites.

 

ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR CERTAIN WEBSITES

 

The following additional information applies to our Sites that require registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our Sites, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested. However, some areas of our Sites are restricted to current clients, which in this case constitute the family members of registered students at our schools. Currently registered families will be provided with passwords to allow them access to these areas.

 

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION

 

Our Commitment to Security:

 

We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. WMEMS applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.

 

Storage of Information:

 

Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at Company data centers (in whatever country they may be located), or hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to observe our Privacy Policy.

 

POLICY CHANGE:

 

If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.

 

 

ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY:

 

By using this Site or any other WMEMS Site, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

 

General notes about: WMEMS Connect & WMEMS.CA

 

WMEMS Connect

 

WMEMS Connect is designed as a resource for school families who have students attending or registered to attend one or more of Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary & Middle Schools’ campuses. No personal information will be collected through the app and any information relevant to app usage will be used only for in-house purposes, such as enhancing the app experience for users.

 

WMEMS.CA

 

Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary & Middle Schools’ website (WMEMS.CA) does not, as of June 2017, collect any personal information from visitors to the site. Any data collected from site analytics will be used for the purposes of analyzing user behaviours in order to improve site user experiences. In the future, WMEMS may collect e-mail addresses for the purposes of distributing a free, informational newsletter geared toward parents. E-mail addresses provided for the purposes of the newsletter would not be shared with any third-parties and would be exclusively receiving newsletters with parenting tips, articles, photos and invitations to special events.

 

 

Contacting Us

 

All information in this policy is true and accurate to the best of our knowledge. If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

 

Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary & Middle Schools (WMEMS) re: WMEMS Connect & WMEMS.CA

250 Bedson Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 1R7

Canada

*protected email*

 

Last Edited on 2017-06-28