Privacy Policy

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PrepSkills Inc. (the "Company") or PREPSKILLS® is the premier SSAT and SAT preparation provider in Canada for students seeking admission to private/independent schools as well as U.S. colleges. The Company is committed to ensuring the privacy of those who enrol in its program and those who visit its website. This Privacy Policy describes how the Company is committed to safeguarding your personal information.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to tell you what personal information we collect about students and their parents or guardians, how we use it, whether we disclose it to anybody else, how long we keep it, and how you can request access to your personal information or obtain more information about the Company's privacy policies and procedures.

 

What Personal Information Does the Company Collect and Why?

The Company collects personal information of its students in the normal course of doing business. "Personal information" is any information that could be used to identify a student and, depending on the nature of your interaction with us, may include the following ('Personal Information'):

  • Name, address, and telephone and facsimile numbers of student and their parent or guardian;
  • E-mail address;
  • Occupation, academic information, test scores and school acceptance information;
  • Payment information, including credit card numbers where used as a form of payment;
  • Educational background, records and related information;
  • Medical information that you may provide.

Providing your Personal Information, either in person, by telephone, or on-line, constitutes your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such Personal Information by the Company for the purpose of providing the relevant services. Personal Information is collected only with the consent of a parent or guardian and completion of the Registration Form indicates your consent to collection of a student's Personal Information for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy.

The Company may use your Personal Information to provide you with program services, enrichment tools and information. For example, the Company may:

  • Contact you to discuss a student's progress;
  • Provide you with information and updates regarding programs or materials that PREPSKILLS have to offer and which the Company thinks will interest you;
  • Respond to your requests for information, services and products;
  • Improve the Company's services to better understand and meet educational enrichments needs; and

The Registration form requests permission to use students photographs for promotional and for training Purposes. In limited circumstances, the Company may contact you and ask for your permission to use a name of a student in advertising brochures. This will only be done with your express consent, and normally would be used only when listing awards and achievements, and for the use of a name and photo in testimonials.

 

Does the Company Disclose Personal Information?

The Company may, on occasion, share some or all of your Personal Information with third parties for the purposes set out above. For example, Personal information may be shared:

  • With other PREPSKILLS entities affiliated with the Company for the purposes of providing you with services and information; and
  • With third parties within the Company network that offer services aligned with education.

 

How Does the Company Protect the Personal Information It Collects?

The Company has implemented appropriate safeguards and security measures to protect your Personal Information from loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Security measures adopted by the Company include limiting the number of individuals with access to your Personal Information. All affiliates, suppliers, agents, employees and other parties performing services on our behalf who handle Personal Information are bound to maintain the confidentiality of all Personal Information and may not use the information for any unauthorized purpose.

 

Accuracy and Access

We are committed to ensuring that the Personal Information we hold for each student is accurate, up-to-date and complete. You have the right to access your Personal Information in our files and to update or remove that information as necessary, subject to any legal restrictions that would prohibit such action. To access your Personal Information, please contact our Privacy Officer by telephone, e-mail or post at the numbers and address provided below. Please be sure to specify what information requires updating or removal.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Company may add, modify or remove portions of this Privacy Policy, as and when it deems necessary or appropriate. You will be able to determine when this Privacy Policy was most recently modified by referring to the 'last update' date appearing at the end of this document.

 

Concerns about your Privacy

If you have any questions or concerns about privacy, confidentiality or how a request for Personal Information has been handled by the Company, please contact the Company's Privacy Officer at:

PrepSkills Inc.
Attn: Privacy Officer
876 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON, M4G 2L1
1-866-973-PREP (7737)

 

Published Tuesday, Jun. 07, 2011 7:00AM EDT
Last updated Tuesday, Jun. 07, 2011 7:00AM EDT