The Protecting Surrey Schools Together website (psst-bc.ca) is owned and managed by the Surrey School District.
The Surrey School District is committed to protecting the privacy of people who visit the Protecting Surrey Schools Together website.
Any personal information provided to us is collected, used, and disclosed in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other applicable legislation.
Personal information includes such things as an individual's name, address, birth date, email address, and phone number. We do not collect personal information about you unless you choose to provide it to us, such as when entering a contest.
Personal information that we collect will only be used by authorized staff for the purpose for which it was originally collected. We do not disclose your information to other individuals except as authorized by the FOIPP Act.
What Kind of Information is Collected?
When you visit the Protecting Surrey Schools Together website, we will gather and store certain information about the visit. The following information is automatically collected and stored:
- The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. This address can be translated to determine the domain name of your service provider;
- The type of browser and operating system;
- The date of the visit; and
- The web pages or services accessed.
Information collected automatically is used for purposes such as assessing system performance, improving web services and website management. We do not use this data to determine your identity unless required to do so as part of an internal investigation or other law enforcement purpose.
A cookie is a small file stored on your computer by your web browser when using some websites. Cookies can also store personal information such as your name, email address, home, or work address, or telephone number. Persistent cookies can use this type of personal information to identify you whenever you access a website. Sessional cookies are used to help you move around our website and do not store personal information. Sessional cookies are valid only during the time you are actually using the web site.
The Protecting Surrey Schools Together website does not use persistent cookies (which may store personal information) but may use sessional cookies (which do not store personal information).
The Surrey School District protects your personal information by making reasonable security arrangements against such risks as unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, or disposal.
Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operating practices.
Links to Other Sites
Visitors should be aware that the Protecting Surrey Schools Together website may include links to external websites.