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Canada's Education Directory & Magazines - Privacy Policy Statement

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All the information and material contained in this web site is subject to copyright which is owned by the Education Group or by Education Group affiliated organizations, including Canada's Education Guide (collectively referred to as “Education Group”).


This site has been established by Education Group for information purposes only. The information is intended for general use only and nothing on this site constitutes an offer to enter into a legally binding contract.


Privacy Policy

Commitment to Privacy

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal information is important to the Education Group and to the way we conduct our business in compliance with laws on privacy and data protection in the areas in which we operate. This Privacy Policy will help you understand the nature of the personal information collected by the Education Group, how the information is used and with whom the information may be shared.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this posting. Please check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean you accept those changes.


Information Collected by "cookies"
Like most major websites, we use cookies for some aspects of measurement of use and quality of performance of our site, particularly the way search pages are delivered.

Education Group engages third party information management service providers to help maintain efficient operations and improve delivery to the user. Because such information management service providers may access our systems, such information management service providers may have access to your information.


Education Group does not transfer or relinquish ownership of information maintained about you within Education Group systems and databases to such information management service providers but requires these information management service providers to keep all confidential information and other proprietary information found in our systems confidential.

Personally Identifiable Information
Education Group reserves the right to share general demographic information with advertisers or potential advertisers; however, profiles of individual users are not shared, unless users expressly request information from our members or request information from our site.

However, by providing personal information to Education Group, you acknowledge that you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information pursuant to this Privacy Policy.


If you are under 18, be sure to obtain your parent's or guardian's permission before you send any information about yourself (your name, address, e-mail address, etc.) to us or anyone else over the Internet. We encourage parents to get involved with their children's online usage and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating.

Use of Personal Information
When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). For example, you may be asked to give us individual information to receive information. We may store your personal information and comments for future use and reference in order to maintain an appropriate record of our relationship with you. If there are legal requirements relating to the period of time which we must retain your personal information, we will comply with those requirements.
 
Disclosure of Personal Information
Education Group may share any of your personal information with Education Group Affiliates or external suppliers, but only to fulfill the purposes of use as described above. Education Group will not sell or provide your personal information to any other party, unless you provide us with explicit permission to do so or unless we are compelled by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to law or to legal process served on Education Group.
 
Newsletter
A person or organization (the "Participant") subscribing to an Education Group Newsletter (the “Newsletter”) or creating a profile on any of our websites agrees to the following: (1) Participant agrees to receive via email and/or other electronic forms of communication a Newsletter from Education Group that entails updates, articles, pictures, surveys, links to blogs, social networks and photo galleries periodically. (2) Participant may view, share, reproduce or store copies of articles comprising the journal on condition the articles are used only for their personal, non-commercial use. Specific written consent must be given by Education Group prior to any commercial use.

Contests

Users participating in any Education Group contests may be required to submit varying degrees of personal information, depending upon the nature of the particular contest. The specific information to be collected and how it will be used will be disclosed in the general contest rules and regulations and/or in the referring contest page or newsletter. The names, addresses and photograph or likeness of contest winners may be reproduced on the site or in other advertising materials.
 
Surveys
From time to time, Education Group may conduct online surveys for internal purposes or for third parties, to gather general information about users and/or their views. Participation in these surveys is voluntary; no information will be collected except that which is knowingly supplied by the user. Identifying Personal Information will not be shared.
 
Forums
Our forums are not moderated. We depend on participants to conduct themselves within the bounds of community standards. The views and opinions expressed by participants are not endorsed by Education Group, nor is Education Group responsible for them. Users are asked to refrain from the use of profanity or rude language, and to make no personal attacks which could be considered libelous. Advocating violence or criminal behavior, and hatemongering is forbidden. Posting of copyright infringing material is forbidden. Education Group reserves the right to remove any postings which do not meet these defined standards.

Participants grant Education Group the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, modify, translate and distribute any posted material, for any use whatsoever. Users agree to indemnify Education Group against any liability whatsoever caused by material posted by you or used by you. Users agree that Education Group will not be liable for any damages of any kind whatsoever arising from use of, the use by others of or actions taken by Education Group in respect of, the forums. Users agree that use of Education Group's forums constitutes agreement to abide by these rules.


Linked Sites
These privacy policies refer to areas and services offered by Education Group on its website(s). Education Group linked sites may post their own privacy policies. Users are encouraged to take the time to familiarize themselves with the privacy policies of websites outside the Education Group site(s).
 
Questions?
If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or any of Education Group’s use of your information, please contact us at privacy@educationgroup.ca.


Disclaimer


Disclaimer of Endorsement

The information posted on Education Group websites includes hypertext links or pointers to information to outside, non-affiliated websites (altogether referred to as "Linked Websites") created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. Linked Websites are solely for our users' information and convenience. Linked Websites are subject to their own, independent privacy policies. Education Group does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information related to websites not directly under their control. Education Group does not endorse Linked Websites and we do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer. Education Group cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in Linked Websites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the Linked Website. Education Group is not responsible for transmissions users receive from Linked Websites. Education Group is not responsible for or liable in any way for commercial transactions which users transact with Linked Websites.
 
Liability Disclaimer
The information, software, products, and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or errors, including pricing errors. In particular, Education Group does not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim all liability for any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the information and description of the information displayed on this website (including, without limitation, pricing, photographs, description, contact information, etc.), much of which information is provided by the respective suppliers. In addition, Education Group expressly reserve the right to correct any errors on our website.

Any pricing or cost information displayed on an Education Group website are intended only as general guidelines. Education Group does not guarantee the accuracy of cost-related information. Education Group and their respective suppliers make no guarantee about the availability of specific products and services. Education Group and their respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes at any time.


Education Group and their respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability of the information, software, products, and services contained on a website for any purpose, and the inclusion or offering of any products or services on this website does not constitute any endorsement or recommendation of such products or services by Education Group. All such information, software, products, and services are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Education Group and their respective suppliers disclaim all warranties and conditions that a website, its servers or any email sent from Education Group and/or their respective suppliers are free of viruses or other harmful components. Education Group and their respective suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, and services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.

Suppliers providing products or services on a website are independent businesses and not agents or employees of Education Group. Education Group are not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any such suppliers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting therefrom. Education Group has no liability and will make no refund in the event of any delay, cancellation, or other causes beyond their direct control. Education Group has no responsibility for any additional expense, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority.

In no event shall Education Group and/or their respective suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to, display of or use of this website or with the delay or inability to access, display or use of a website (including, but not limited to, your reliance upon opinions appearing on this web site; any computer viruses, information, software, linked sites, products, and services obtained through this website; or otherwise arising out of the access to, display of or use of this website) whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, and even if Education Group and/or their respective suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.