The Northern Lights School Division website connects you to Northern Lights Schools and departments. This website is maintained to assist you in finding information about the Northern Lights School Division, its schools, programs and services. The Northern Lights School Division is subject to the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act, and is committed to providing a website that respects your privacy while you visit us online. This privacy statement summarizes the privacy practices of the Northern Lights School Division with respect to our website located at www.nlsd.ab.ca
We do not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or email address. This information is obtained only if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail. Any personal information you do provide is managed according to the FOIP Act. This means that at the time of collection, you will be informed of the purpose for which your personal information is being collected, the legal authority for collection and the person who can answer your questions about the collection. The Northern Lights School Division does not sell or otherwise distribute any information collected to third parties.
Information Collected in Emails
We treat emails in the same way that we treat letters sent to the Northern Lights School Division. We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. When you submit a question or comment, you may be asked for your name, email address or other information. This personal information is used to process and respond to your question or comment and is only disclosed to those who need it to answer your question, or to the person that your inquiry relates to.
For site security purposes and to ensure that web services remain available to all users, the division's computer system uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the service we provide. No attempt is made to identify an individual user or their usage patterns except for law enforcement investigations.
Links to Other Websites
Questions about the FOIP Act as it relates to the Northern Lights School Division and concerns regarding privacy or access to information issues should be directed to:
FOIP Coordinator, Northern Lights School Division No. 69
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2L4
Phone: (780) 826-3145, ext 136
Fax: (780) 826-4600