Protecting your privacy is important to Employment Planning & Counselling - Peterborough and all other websites owned and operated by Employment Planning & Counselling - Peterborough.
We hope the following policy information will help you understand how we collect and safeguard the personal information you provide on our websites.
The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) has established rules that Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough has used as a guide to be compliant with PIPEDA.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough collects and stores only the information we need to ensure efficient delivery of our programs and services. We will not sell, lease or otherwise distribute any personal and/or subscription information. Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough websites use a standard technology called a "cookie" to collect information about how you use the site.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough is not responsible for any improper use of your personal information that is beyond our reasonable control. However, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us. In this regard, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data while you are on the Internet. Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough websites contain links to other sites. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, please understand that we are not responsible for the content of, or the privacy practices employed by, other sites.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough is committed to ensuring the protection of personal information of our employees, clients and users of all websites owned and operated by us. Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough collects and stores only the information we need to ensure efficient delivery of our programs and services. We will not sell, lease or otherwise distribute any personal and/or subscription information.
The Ten Privacy Principles
Principle 1 - Accountability
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough is responsible for all personal information under its control. We have established policies and procedures to comply with our privacy code and have designated staff to be accountable for compliance.
Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will identify the purpose for which personal information shall be collected, prior to or at the time the information is to be provided. We will contact you if the information is to be used for a purpose not previously identified.
Principle 3 - Consent
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough understands the knowledge and consent of individuals are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, except where exempted by law.
Principle 4 - Limiting Collection
The collection of personal information will be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough.
Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Personal information shall not be used or disclosed for any purposes other than for the purpose identified at the time of collection unless we have the consent of the identified individual or as required by law. Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
Principle 6 - Accuracy
Personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
Principle 7 - Safeguarding Customer Information
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough protects personal information with safeguards deemed appropriate to the sensitivity of the information it collects.
Principle 8 - Openness
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will make available to individuals specific information about its management of personal information policies and practices.
Principle 9 - Access
Upon request, Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will inform individuals of the existence, use and disclosure of their personal information and provide access to that information. Individuals can verify the information for accuracy and can request information be amended as appropriate.
Principle 10 - Handling Complaints and Inquiries
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will provide procedures to receive and respond to complaints or inquiries about the policies and practices of Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough's handling of personal information. These procedures will be accessible to individuals upon request.
Collection of Personal and Confidential Information On-Line
We currently collect information from users when they register for services available on websites owned and/or operated by Employment Planning & Counselling - Peterborough. Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough collects information from both Jobseekers and Employers at the www.jobspeterborough.ca website.
When an employer registers with www.epcjobs.ca they are required to provide their name, company name, e-mail address, website URL, address, city, postal code, telephone number, facsimile number to assist with posting job openings online and if approved by Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough.
When an Employer requests the cancellation of their profile, all information will be deleted from our database. Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will not sell, lease or otherwise distribute any information supplied to an outside source. At our discretion, we can disable and/or terminate the account of any user who may be infringing the intellectual property rights of others. Furthermore, Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough reserves the right to deny any registration request.
When an e-mail is sent to us you provide your name (or tag), e-mail address, and information contained in the body and/or attachments included in the e-mail. This information will only be shared with persons outside of Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough when you have provided prior consent and when it is required to effectively fulfill your request. Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough retain all e-mail correspondence indefinitely.
A cookie is a small text file on the user's browser and hard drive that uniquely identifies the user's browser. There are two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Session cookies are temporary and are erased when the browser exits. Persistent cookies remain on the user's hard drive until the user erases them or until they expire.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough only uses SESSION cookies to identify clients. When you log in to Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough a session cookie is placed on your browser with an identification string. This cookie is sent back to our server with each page you request. In turn, we use this identification string to retrieve your personal information from our secure database and send back the requested page.
Each time you log in to Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough a new session cookie with a new identification string is set on your browser. Cookies are a widely used, secure method of maintaining a session with a member of our site. If you do not have cookies enabled on your browser then Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough still provides a method to maintain a session called URL rewriting. Each time you log in to our site we append the identification string to the end of the URL you request. This is the same string that would have been placed in a session cookie if your browser was enabled to accept them.
A typical session cookie identification string would look like this:
Employees of Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough are required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement. The Confidentiality Agreement demonstrates Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough's commitment to protecting the confidentiality of information held by us.
Limitation of Liability
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough tries to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and security but acknowledges that complete confidentiality is not yet possible over the Internet.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough collects and stores only the information we need to ensure efficient delivery of our programs and services. We will not sell, lease or otherwise distribute any personal and/or subscription information. You acknowledge and agree that Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough and its subsidiaries shall not be responsible for any damages you suffer as a result of the transmission of sensitive information over the Internet and that such communications will be at your own risk.