King's-Edgehill School (KES) is committed to protecting the privacy of our constituents. Retaining your trust is important to KES, and we understand that we must be responsible, transparent and accountable in how we treat any personal information that you share with us. If you have any questions or concerns about our use of personal information, please see the contact particulars for our privacy officer at the end of this Policy.
What Constitutes Personal Information
Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual, but does not include business contact information which is used solely for communicating with an individual in respect of their employment, business or profession.
How KES may Collect Personal Information
King's-Edgehill School may collect personal information, such as the following:
The information above is generally collected from you, but we may also obtain such information from parents of students or from students on behalf of families, and from financial institutions and credit agencies for the purpose of processing payments for our services and for assessing credit as we believe necessary.
How is your Personal Information Used by KES?
King's-Edgehill School may use personal information of our students and other constituents for the following purposes:
How Your Personal Information may be Shared by KES?
King's-Edgehill School does not rent, sell, trade or provide personal information to third parties except in accordance with this Policy. King's-Edgehill School may share some or all of your personal information as required or permitted by law, and as follows:
Safeguards for Personal Information
Retention of Your Personal Information
We may retain your personal information as long as we have a relationship with you. If your enrollment or involvement with King's-Edgehill School ends, we may thereafter use and disclose your personal information as required and permitted by law to conclude any outstanding matters relating to your relationship with us, to maintain academic records as reasonably required, and to satisfy any potential legal obligations that KES may have.
Website Visitor Information
The King's-Edgehill School public website does not collect personal information without your consent except as provided by you. When you visit the KES public website, the server automatically collects a limited amount of information via the use of "cookies." (Cookies are temporary Internet files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.) Information collected includes your IP address, the name of your Internet service provider, information concerning your browser and operating system, pages visited, length of time at web pages, and geographical information. Website visitor information is collected in aggregate form and is not identifiable to individual visitors. This information is used in connection with the operation and security of the site and to perform statistical analysis of user trends and interests which supports our marketing efforts and helps KES make the site more useful to visitors.
Links to Other Sites
The KES site may contain links to other sites, but we do not endorse or otherwise accept responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those other sites. You should carefully review the privacy policies and practices for those other sites, which may collect, use and disclose your personal information in a very different manner from us.
Questions and Further Information
If you wish to make an inquiry regarding or obtain access to your personal information, make a complaint, or if you have questions regarding any use of service providers or any collection, use, disclosure or storage of information outside of Canada, we ask that you contact our Privacy Officer as follows:
Director of Finance & Administration
33 King’s-Edgehill Lane
Windsor, NS B0N 2T0