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PRIVACY POLICY
November 10, 2008

PortfolioPass, hosted through our self-managed portfolio engine School Portfolio Connect(tm) is an Internet property of Big Clic Inc. (“Big Clic Inc,” “we,” “our,” or “us”). This PortfolioPass Privacy Policy is given by Big Clic Inc and is applicable to users of PortfolioPass (“PortfolioPass” applies to all services performed by Big Clic Inc on behalf of the colleges and/or universities to include the hosting of online applicant work in the form of portfolios, application forms, and any other forms set out in requirements for application) for applications made to colleges and/or universities (“schools”). We are providing this PortfolioPass Privacy Policy to you so that you can learn about how we collect and share information you submit through PortfolioPass. Data privacy and security is important to us and to users of PortfolioPass, so we want to make sure that our users understand our privacy and security practices and policies. In addition to this PortfolioPass Privacy Policy, we are fully committed to adhering to all federal, provincial and/or state privacy regulations.

Our PortfolioPass Privacy Policy covers the following:

  1. What information we collect/track about you.
  2. With whom we share the information we collect/track.
  3. How we use the information we collect/track.

This PortfolioPass Privacy Policy applies to the information you provide to us when submitting work as part of your application requirements.

Information Collection Practices and Policies

PortfolioPass allows you to complete up to 3 program specific portfolios set out in your application for admissions to the school you are applying to. Each school requires you to provide the information requested on their PortfolioPass site. In order for you to complete the portfolio requirement aspect of your and for your completed application to be processed, all mandatory information requested by the school must be provided. When you submit your portfolio requirement as part of the application to apply to a school using PortfolioPass, we share the information you provide with the school.

IP Addresses

We collect IP addresses. Your IP address is used to gather broad and specific demographic information as well as for validation purposes. In addition, we use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to administer our Website. (Please also see “Web Site Tracking Software,” below.)

Cookies

A “cookie” is a small text file that a website can place on your computer’s hard drive in order to collect information about your activities on the website. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you have the option to change your browser settings to decline them. In order to use PortfolioPass, you will need to enable cookies. We use cookies in order to verify your login credentials and to ensure that unauthorized users are not able to gain access to your portfolio submission/s. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. (Please also see “Web Site Tracking Software,” below.)

Web Site Tracking Software

Web servers, or those of third-party vendors, utilize certain tracking software to capture your domain name address (the address of your Internet service provider) for purposes of tracking Website statistics. However, we do not capture any personally identifiable information in our website tracking software. The capture of your domain name is a common practice among websites for measuring the number of hits, pages visited, and length of user session. We use this information to measure the effectiveness of the Website offerings in order to service you better.

Information Use

We may transfer aggregate or group data about our users for lawful purposes. Aggregate or group data is data that describes the demographics, usage or other characteristics of our users as a group without disclosing personally identifiable information. By submitting your information to us and using our Website, you agree to allow us to transfer such aggregate data to third parties.

Security

Information we maintain about you is stored in a secure manner. We use security features to collect the information you provide to us via our Website in a secure manner. However, if you send us an email, that type of transmission of information is not secure, and is traveling though the Internet unprotected and can be intercepted. The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information on our registration or profile forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).  While perfect security on the Internet is impossible, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the information you provide to us. We restrict access to this information to employees with a need to know this information to provide you with the benefit, assistance or service you request or would like to obtain, and to those employees that need the information to do their jobs.

Minors

We adhere to all federal, provincial and/or state laws regarding visitors under age 18. Any user under age 13 will not be allowed to register.

Changes in PortfolioPass Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the registration home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. The notice will tell you that we’ve changed our PortfolioPass Privacy Policy and it will make available the prior PortfolioPass Privacy Policy that applied (including, the dates that it applied). In addition, the updated PortfolioPass Privacy Policy will list a new “Effective Date.” If you continue to use our Website (as described above, i.e., when you: (1) access or use our Website or any of the web pages of our Website, (2) agree to receive e-mail from us and/or, (3) make portfolio submission/s as part of your application process for a school through our Website), you are agreeing to be covered by the updated PortfolioPass Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Contacting us

If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly. We listen to and read every message sent to us, and we will endeavour to reply promptly to each one. Please email us with your questions or comments about this PortfolioPass Privacy Policy at privacy@bigclic.ca, or you may call us at 1-416-264 5293. Our mailing address is Big Clic Inc. Attn: Privacy Policy, 484 4th Line Road, Roseneath, ON, K0K 2X0, Canada


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