Maureen Ewane Etoh
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development takes the privacy of its Internet users seriously. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing a personalized and valuable service. This Privacy Statement explains the website data processing practices of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development https://www.nbed.nb.ca/parentportal/en/.Privacy Notice Statement
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development collects, uses, retains, discloses and disposes of personal information in accordance with the Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RTIPPA), Personal Health Information Privacy and Access (PHIPA) and all other applicable legislation, regulation or policy.
Provision of the information requested is voluntary and you may, without prejudice, decline to respond. Should you decide to complete the registration process, it is important to know that the submission of your information constitutes consent to the collection and use of your personal information.Information Collected: Non-Personal
The moment you visit our website, some non-personal information is collected by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and its various departments and agencies.
We collect information automatically about your visit to our website. The information collected includes basic demographic data and browsing patterns. It is used only in aggregate form. We use aggregate information (so that no individual user is identified):
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
Google Analytics doesn’t collect or store your personal information (e.g., your name or address.)
We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Information collected by Google Analytics is stored on Google servers in the United States and may be subject to the governing legislation in that country (for example, the USA Patriot Act). Your IP address is anonymized prior to being stored on Googles' servers in order to help safeguard your privacy.
If you do not wish to have your information shared with the Analytics software, Google makes available a “plug-in” for users of the Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Chrome browsers which prevents your browser from sharing any information with the Analytics software. You may download and install the “plug-in” here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We also collect personal information through enquiry forms and every time you e-mail us your details.Information Collected: Personal
All personal information acquired by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in any format, including electronic, is governed and maintained according to policies and procedures in accordance with the Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We only collect personal information through application forms, enquiry forms and e-mails. This personal information must be divulged by you - it is not 'gleaned' from your computer.Definition of Personal Information and Personal Health Information
“personal information” means recorded information about an identifiable individual as defined under RTIPPA, including, but not limited to such thing as a person’s name, address, date of birth, email address, phone number, etc.
“personal health information” means identifying information about an individual in oral or recorded form if the information
A complete definition can be found, using this link Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.Use and Disclosure of Personal Information and Personal Health Information
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development processes personal information collected via its public website for the purposes of:
Personal information will not be transferred, exchanged or disclosed except when required by law or if such action is necessary to comply with our legal requirements or with the legal process served on us. The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will not disclose your personal information to any outside parties without your prior consent.
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has the authority to collect and use Medicare numbers for the purpose of creating a unique identification number. Medicare numbers will be disclosed to the Department of Health in order to validate information.Information collected directly
Personal information in the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s custody will only be used by authorized employees for the purpose for which it was originally collected, or for a use consistent with that purpose.Access to your personal information
You can review any personal information collected about you by requesting access to it or by submitting a Right to Information request. You may request changes or annotate your personal information if you believe it to be inaccurate by submitting a written request to us describing the error.E-mail Query Forms
Many web pages include links to e-mail query forms, where you may ask specific questions relating to any portion of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development website. The information submitted in these forms is sent by unencrypted e-mail from our web server, via the Internet, to the appropriate e-mail mailbox within the government responsibility area.Public Comment Forms
Public Comment Forms are often used to complement a public consultation process to receive input, ideas, comments and suggestions on specific government initiatives, programs and/or legislative or regulatory matters. The information submitted in these forms is transmitted in one of two ways (through your selection): 1) unencrypted e-mail from our web server, via the Internet, to the appropriate e-mail mailbox within the government responsibility area, and/or 2) by using a "post to the website" public comment form, where the data is transmitted unencrypted and then authorized for posting to the public website.Links in the Website
Should you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please Contact Us.Who to contact
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or to request access to your personal information, please contact:
Policy and Privacy Advisor
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
Telephone: (506) 453-3090
By accessing our website, or by other means providing personal information to us, you consent to this privacy statement.