Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

OECTA Durham Elementary Unit respects your privacy and continuously works to protect it. Protecting your privacy means we keep your information and the business you do with us in strict confidence. We will never sell your personal information to others, and we do not divulge information to unauthorized agencies or persons. OECTA takes all reasonable steps to develop and maintain security measures to meet industry standards.

Using Your Personal Information
OECTA Durham Elementary Unit uses your information to serve you in the following ways:

  • Provide information about OECTA Durham Elementary Unit programs, courses, and services that meet your needs;
  • Collect personal information in online surveys to help OECTA Durham Elementary Unit improve services that meet your needs.

Accessing and Updating your Personal Information
The accuracy of your personal information is important. Please login and update your profile in the Members’ Centre regularly. If you advise us that information in your profile is outdated, inaccurate or incomplete, it is our policy to correct this information.

Logout to Protect your Privacy
Logout and exit from your browser when you have finished your session in the secure Members’ Centre. This will sign you out and ensure others cannot access your personal information or browser/correspondence history while you are away from your computer. This is particularly important if your computer is accessible to others, if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place such as a school staff room, library or public Internet café.

Questions and Concerns
If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or your sharing personal information with OECTA Durham Elementary Unit, please reach us at and provide your phone number for contact.

OECTA Durham Elementary Unit may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective immediately.

What we collect

Communications from the Site
The only communications resulting from this site are responses to visitor requests for additional information. Communications may be via phone, email, or postal mail in accordance with the visitor’s preferences.


Non-Personally Identifiable Information (Aggregate)
We may share aggregated demographic information for the purpose of maintaining and expanding this site and its contents.

Personally Identifiable Information (Aggregate)
Personally identifiable information includes name, address, phone, email, and other information gathered by online form from visitors wishing to be contacted with additional information. To respond to the visitor’s request, this information may be shared with OECTA Durham Elementary Unit .


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.




More information

Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Updated November 01, 2016