Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and Disclaimer

The Learning Enrichment Foundation (“LEF”) collects and processes your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and Disclaimer (together this “Policy”). Please read this Policy before using the LEF website (“Site”). By accessing the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions in this Policy.  

LEF reserves the right to modify, alter, or update this Policy at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting an updated Policy on the Site. The most current version of this Policy will govern LEF’s use of your personal information. By continuing to access the Site after changes are made to this Policy, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. 

This Policy was last updated on April 6, 2020. This Policy shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. By using the Site, you consent and attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the City of Toronto and in the Province of Ontario. 

Important Information

We want your visit to our Site to be as informative and convenient as possible. In order to maximize your benefit, please review the following terms and conditions, which are designed to enrich your experience. 

Privacy and Use of Personal Information

LEF is committed to respecting your privacy and providing you with proper protection and management of any Personal Information you choose to share or that we collect in accordance with this Policy. “Personal Information” consists of any information by which you can be personally identified, such as your first and last name, address, telephone number, or email address. 

By providing LEF with your Personal Information through our Site, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of such information in accordance with this Policy or for the purposes identified to you at the time you provide the personal information.  

Collecting Your Information

Your privacy is important to us. LEF will not sell, rent, loan or otherwise provide any of your personal information to any third-party entity without your permission or as accounted for in this Policy. 

LEF collects information from you at several different points on our Site to facilitate the delivery of services or the fulfillment of a request. The types of information LEF collects include:

  • Device Information. When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser and IP address. The collection and processing of this information are to analyze trends and customer interests as well as to administer the Site, track your site movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. 

  • LEF Programs. For certain LEF Programs, which are described at http://lefca.org/training/training_courses.shtml, LEF receives and stores personal information about the program participants, such as the participants’ names and addresses. This information is collected and processed in order to deliver the program to participants and to develop and improve LEF Programs.

You have the opportunity to withdraw your consent, or to opt-out at any time. If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, including removing yourself from our email/mailing list, please contact us at the contact information provided at the end of this Policy. (Please note that any such withdrawal may affect LEF’s ability to deliver programs to you as a participant.) 

LEF may share non-personal summary data (such as Site volume information) with third parties. 

LEF will disclose personal information only in accordance with this Policy or if consent is given by the relevant individual or: 

  • when permitted or required by law, such as in response to a subpoena or other legal process;

  • to a transferee of all or part of LEF;  

  • to LEF’s service providers in accordance with this Policy; or 

  • to meet legal obligations, including but not limited to regulatory reporting obligations. 

Minors

We do not knowingly collect personal information from minors. Minors do not provide personal information to use and access our services. LEF recommends that minors seek permission from their parents or guardians prior to submitting any information to LEF, or that minors use their parents’ or legal guardians’ email addresses for any submissions. 

Your Communication to LEF

Any communication or material you submit to our Site by electronic mail or otherwise, may be made available to LEF employees or strategic business partners. Any such communication or material may be reproduced, distributed and posted by LEF for internal business purposes. LEF is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any such communication or material for any purpose, including but not limited to developing, processing and marketing its products and services.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. We use cookies to identify and track authorized users of the Site. The cookies contain no Personal Information. Once you close your browser, the cookie expires.

External Sites

This Site may contain links to other websites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. You acknowledge that LEF is not responsible for the availability, content, and ramifications of your use of such third-party websites. 

Security

LEF employs reasonable industry safeguards that are intended to protect your personal information. When you submit sensitive information via the Site, your information is protected both online and off-line. It is important to remember that no method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure. Mail, voice communications and data transmissions over the Internet are all susceptible to possible loss, misrouting, interception, and misuse of the information being communicated or transmitted.

Our servers on which your personal information resides are located in Canada and follow industry standards pertaining to security.

Retention

LEF only retains personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. When personal information is no longer required for these purposes, it is securely destroyed or deleted. For further details on our data retention periods, please contact us.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

All content available to you through this Site is provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  

Your use of this Site is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall LEF, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, exemplary, punitive or special, characterized as lost revenue, lost savings or revenue or lost profits, whether based on contract, tort (including negligence), or other legal or equitable bases, arising from, or in connection with, your use, or inability to use, this Site, including but not limited to those that result from interruptions, mistakes, deletions of files, viruses or any failure of performance whether or not caused by acts of God, even if LEF has been advised of the possibility of such damages in advance. 

Privacy Officer

Our Privacy Officer can be contacted at Privacy_Officer@lefca.org

The Learning Enrichment Foundation is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation please contact 416 769 0830 or info@lefca.org