Privacy Policy

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (“ETFO”) operates the BuildingBetterSchools.ca website, which provides ETFO members and non-members with information, resources and opportunities to voice opinions about issues related to elementary education to politicians in Ontario (herein referred to as our Service).

ETFO is committed to respecting your personal information. Any information collected is for ETFO's purposes only.

All information on BuildingBetterSchools.ca is Copyright ©2019 The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, 136 Isabella Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 0B5. All rights reserved.

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service on BuildingBetterSchools.ca

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information that we collect will be used to identify and contact you through BuildingBetterSchools.ca, unless you indicate that you should not be contacted.

Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. This information is used in troubleshooting website errors and bugs and to help us improve our web site.

Cookies

By using the website, you agree to the use of cookies. Users should be aware that certain non-personal information and data may be automatically collected through our site through the operation of what are called "cookies". 

We collect data about your activities that does not personally or directly identify you when you visit our website. This information may include the content you view, the date and time that you view this content, the products you purchase, or your location information associated with your IP address. We use the information we collect to serve you more relevant advertisements. We collect information about where you saw the ads we serve you and what ads you clicked on.

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer's hard drive. Through cookies, a website can recognize repeat users, facilitate the user's access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior that will allow content improvement. Our website uses these "cookies" to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service. Users may opt out of the use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page at http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#/

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals for the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used
  • To advertise the Service and topics related to the Service.

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to the Personal Information that you have given us. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Linking to BuildingBetterSchools.ca

You are free to link to any page or site in the ETFO portal without notifying us or asking permission. Links should be attributed to ETFO. In order to help us serve our members better and to maintain accurate records, we would appreciate knowing about any links you create to our sites. Please send an email to info@etfo.org when you link to our site, telling us where you're linking from. We will keep information about who links to our site confidential.

Children’s Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.