Privacy and Accessibility at BSS
Upholding privacy standards is a priority for us. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit this site, unless you choose to provide such information to us.
Reading or Downloading: We collect and store only the following information about your visit: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site. We use this information to analyze web traffic, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.
Online Donations: As a registered charity, we appreciate our community’s philanthropic contributions. If you donate online, we may use your contact information to send further information about BSS or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt out of receiving future mailings and we make it easy to do so in our contact with you.
Sending us an Email: You may decide to send us personally identifying information in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. Using our discretion and professional judgement, we may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer your questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future, respecting Canada’s privacy laws. We will never share your name or email address with outside parties.
Employment at The Bishop Strachan School: In connection with a job application or related inquiry, you may provide us with certain personal information about yourself (such as that contained in a resume, cover letter or similar employment-related materials). We use this information for the purpose of processing and responding to your application for current and future career opportunities.
Children’s Privacy: We do not seek nor will we knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. BSS student safety and well-being is our priority, so we have strict guidelines in place to protect their privacy and security. We will not use student photos or identify students by name on this site unless permission is granted.
Social Media: We may offer you the opportunity to engage with our content on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications. When you engage with our content on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information associated with your social media account (e.g., name, username, email address, profile picture, gender) to deliver the content or as part of the operation of the website, plug-in or application. When you provide information from your social media account, we may use this information to personalize your experience on the websites and on third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications, and to provide you with other products or services you may request.
Disclosure of Personal Information: We will not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer your personal information, without your consent, except as otherwise set out above.
Use of Links: Throughout our web pages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers.
Copyright: Content on this site is copyrighted by BSS. A copyright statement will acknowledge text or images with a copyright holder other than BSS.
Contact: If you are interested in information that you find on our website, or have a request related to privacy or the use of our logo or other images, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use email to communicate with our community – which includes current and students and their family members, as well as event guests, vendors and prospective families. We uphold PIPEDA and CASL (Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation) and ensure our e-communications are as relevant and concise as possible. As a member of the BSS community, you can manage your email preferences in myBSS.
Accessibility at BSS
Accessibility Policy for Customer Service, AODA Multi-Year Plan and Integrated Accessibility Standards Policy
BSS is committed to improving access to our services, programs and facilities in accordance with The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. To that end we will work to eliminate or minimize the adverse effects of barriers for persons with disabilities. For more details, please review The Bishop Strachan School Accessibility Policy for the Customer Service Standard, Integrated Accessibility Standards Multi-Year Plan and Integrated Accessibility Standards Policy.
Accessibility Feedback and Alternate Format Requests
The Bishop Strachan School welcomes feedback, including feedback about the delivery of services to persons with disabilities. Alternate format requests are available upon request. You may submit feedback, including alternate format requests to the BSS Human Resources Department either in written format, verbally or email email@example.com. Alternatively, you can submit feedback to any school employee, and it will be forwarded to the appropriate person.