Data Protection and Privacy

Data Protection and Privacy

Welcome to CodeCore College’s Data Protection and Privacy page. At CodeCore, we are committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of our website visitors, students, and stakeholders. This page outlines our data protection practices and explains how we collect, use, and store personal information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant privacy regulations.

  1. Collection and Use of Personal Information

1.1 Information We Collect

When you visit our website or interact with us, we may collect the following categories of personal information:

  • Contact Information: This includes your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.
  • Demographic Information: We may collect information such as your age, gender, and nationality to better understand our student population and improve our programs and services.
  • Educational and Employment History: If you apply for admission or enroll in one of our programs, we may collect information about your educational background and employment history to assess your eligibility and provide relevant support.
  • Financial Information: If you make payments for our programs or services, we may collect payment details such as credit card information or banking details. Please note that we do not store credit card information on our servers and utilize secure third-party payment processors.
  • Website Usage Information: We may collect data about your interactions with our website, such as IP address, browser type, device information, and pages visited, to improve our website’s functionality and user experience.

1.2 How We Use Personal Information

We use the collected personal information for the following purposes:

  • Admissions and Enrollment: To process your application, communicate with you regarding your admission status, and facilitate enrollment in our programs.
  • Academic Support: To provide academic advising, career counseling, and other support services to enhance your learning experience at CodeCore.
  • Communication: To send you important updates, newsletters, and promotional materials related to our programs, events, and services. You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications at any time.
  • Payment Processing: To process your payments for program fees, course materials, or any other relevant charges.
  • Improving Our Services: To analyze website usage patterns, gather feedback, and conduct surveys to enhance our programs, website, and overall student experience.
  • Legal Compliance: To comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes, including responding to lawful requests or safeguarding our rights, property, and safety.
  1. Data Sharing and Disclosure

2.1 Third-Party Service Providers

We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in delivering our services. These service providers may have access to personal information as necessary to perform their functions on our behalf, and they are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the data.

  • Website Analytics: We may use web analytics tools such as Google Analytics to analyze website traffic and improve our website’s performance. These tools may collect information about your interactions with our website through the use of cookies or similar technologies.
  • Payment Processing: We partner with reputable payment processors to securely handle online payments. Please review their respective privacy policies for more information on how your payment data is handled.

2.2 Legal Compliance and Protection

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal obligations, protect and defend our rights or property, or protect the personal safety of our students, staff, or the public.

  1. Data Retention and Security

We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. The specific retention period may vary depending on the nature of the information and the purpose for which it was collected.

We take the security of personal information seriously and have implemented appropriate technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information. These measures include:

  • Secure Data Storage: We store personal information on secure servers and databases with restricted access, located in controlled facilities.
  • Encryption: We use industry-standard encryption protocols to secure data transmission and protect personal information during transit.
  • Access Controls: Access to personal information is restricted to authorized personnel who require access for legitimate business purposes.
  • Employee Training: We provide regular privacy and data protection training to our employees to ensure they understand their responsibilities and obligations when handling personal information.
  • Third-Party Assessments: We regularly assess and review the security practices of our third-party service providers to ensure they meet industry standards for data protection.

While we strive to protect personal information, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure. We cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.

  1. Your Rights and Choices

4.1 Access and Control

You have the right to access, update, and correct your personal information held by CodeCore College. If you would like to exercise any of these rights or make changes to your personal information, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this page.

4.2 Opt-Out

You have the option to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you no longer wish to receive such communications, you can unsubscribe by following the instructions included in the emails or by contacting us directly.

  1. International Data Transfers

If you are accessing our website or providing personal information from outside Canada, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in Canada. By using our website or providing your personal information, you consent to the transfer of your information to Canada and its use in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

  1. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our privacy practices. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated policy on our website or by other means of communication. We encourage you to review this page periodically for any updates. Your continued use of our website after any changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your acceptance of those changes.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

CodeCore College
Address: 628 6th Ave. #600, New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z1
Phone: (604) 559-2633

Contact Person : Gaurav Sharma (Campus Director)

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