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Privacy Policy

The Durham District School Board respects the privacy of its web visitors. Staff adhere to strict policies that protect the confidentiality of any personal identifiable information such as names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.

Specifics of how the Board gathers and users Internet information are outlined below.

1. Access to the Board’s website, and use of any of its service features, typically do not require providing any personal information whatsoever.

2. "Cookie" technology captures a summary - not individual - information on visitor use patterns. This computer code tracks "traffic" to determine how effective a given page is in meeting information or service needs. Apart from providing a performance measure for the Board’s Internet site, the data is otherwise meaningless.

3. A “cookie” contains no information that personally identifies visitors to the Board’s website and is strictly geared to providing internal performance data. The Board knows nothing of an internet visitors browsing path once he or she has left durham.edu.on.ca.

4. The only personal identifying information arising from the use of the Board’s website is what you supply to us on a voluntary basis. For example, this could be in connection with the following; submitting comments, suggestions or questions through a feedback form or an e-mail, registration for conferences, or information required for downloading materials.