Diefenbaker Elementary School

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement
Thank you for visiting Richmond School District's school website. Your privacy is very important to us. Simply stated, our policy is not to collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us.

When you visit our website, our web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our website. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address or other personal information.

In addition, we gather information regarding the volume and timing of access to our website by collecting information on the date, time and website pages accessed by visitors to the website. We do this so we can improve the content of our website and this information is not shared with other organizations. Again, only aggregate information is collected and individual visitors' personal information is not identified.

If you choose to share personal information with us - by sending us a message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information - we will use the information only for the purposes you authorized or in support of District sponsored programs. All personal information you do prvide is protected under the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Pricacy Act.  This means that, at the point of collection, you will be informed that your personal information is being collected, the purpose for which it is being collected and that you have a right of access to the information.  Some of the information may be saved for a designated period of time to comply with the School District's or provincial archiving policies, but we will not disclose the information to other third parties or government agencies, unless required to do so by provincial or federal law or in support of school district sponsored programs.

If we are required to disclose information about you by law, we will make every effort to notify you of the disclosure in advance.

Links to Other Web Sites
This web site contains links to other sites. The Richmond School Board is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other web sites or organizations. You are encouraged to examine each site’s privacy policy and disclaimers and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.