Tri-Cities ECD Privacy Policy

Please review our privacy policy regarding usage of information.

Privacy Policy

The Tri-Cities ECD Committee is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Tri-Cities ECD Committee 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 from July 10, 2012.

We will collect the following information, should you choose to become a member:

  • name and organization
  • email address

Furthermore, any content and personal information submitted to the site is retained. IP Addresses are logged in standard server logs. These are collected for general statistical purposes. All data resides on a Canadian Server.

What we do with the information we gather?

We require this information to allow you access the member’s only area of the Tri-Cities ECD Committee website.


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

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse 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 web page 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.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. 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.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). A small fee may be charged. You will be notified of the fee before processing the request. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Susan Foster - TriCities ECD Community Development Co-ordinator
Ministry of Children and Family Development
c/o Port Coquitlam Health Unit
2266 Wilson Avenue
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 1Z5

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.