Privacy Statement & Terms of Use

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Douglas College provides this information as a public service. This website and all of the information it contains are provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. All implied warranties, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, are hereby expressly disclaimed.

Limitation of liabilities

Under no circumstances will Douglas College be liable to any person or business for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other damages based on any use of this web site or any other web site to which this site is linked, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, or loss of programs or information, even if Douglas College has been specifically advised of the possibility of such damages.


All information and other content on this website is provided “as is.” Douglas College seeks to ensure that the content on the website is helpful to consumers, but we do not represent or warrant that it is accurate, complete or current. The information available on this website is general in nature; it is not intended as medical advice or a substitute for obtaining medical advice. Please consult a doctor or other health care professional if you have any questions or concerns about your health or medical condition.


Douglas College knows you are concerned and care about your personal privacy. The purpose of this privacy statement is to inform you of our practices regarding the collection and use of information on this website.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or any other questions about our privacy practices, you can direct them to:

BC PSR Advanced Practice
Douglas College
700 Royal Ave
New Westminster, BC
V3M 5Z5

Telephone: 604-527-5400

Notice of Consent to Gather and Publish Information

Please note, by registering for webinar events offered by the BC PSR Advanced Practice, individuals are consenting to have the following information collected and held by BC PSR Advanced Practice administration:

  • First and Last Name
  • Agency / Location of Employment
  • Number of additional attendees associated with registrant.

This information may be used by the BC PSR Advanced Practice and its associated committees for the purposes of evaluation, promotion, and other activities related to the operation of the Advanced Practice.  Additionally, by registering for and attending webinar events offered by the BC PSR Advanced Practice, individuals are consenting to the recording and potential publication and broadcast of their

  • First and Last Name
  • Recorded Voice & Text Input
  • Any additional identifying information provided by the registrant while participating in the webinar session

What information are you collecting when I use your site?

Like many other websites, we collect information about our site users’ utilization and navigation. This information helps us to design our website to better suit our users’ needs. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Site, analyze trends, track visitor movements, and gather broad demographic information that assists us in identifying visitor preferences.

This site uses Google Analytics to monitor site usage. Google Analytics currently collects the following information from each visitor who views the site:

  • Pages viewed per visit
  • Pages on which the visitor started and ended their visit
  • Visit duration
  • Keywords searched
  • Information provided by visitor’s Internet browser: browser type, operating system, language
  • Information from the visitor’s IP address: city, country, Internet Service Provider
  • Source of visit (referral from other sites, search from search engines, social media, etc.)

Google Analytics is a website analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to help this website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google Analytics uses a piece of Javascript code on this site that references a Javascript file to initiate the tracking process. The tracking operation will retrieve the data and then send it off to Google. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Visitors are tracked via Google Analytics through the use of cookies (described below) but remain anonymous. Google Analytics uses a piece of Javascript code on this site that references a Javascript file to the tracking process. The tracking operation will retrieve the data and then send it to Google.

This site does not automatically collect personal information. Personal information is defined as any recorded information about an identifiable individual (excluding contact information). Examples of personal information include your name, home address, home phone number, date of birth, health care history, etc.

In some circumstances, personal information may be collected through this website through your voluntary interactions with it. Any personal information you submit to us is only used for purposes consistent with the circumstances under which it was collected (e.g. to process and respond to any requests/questions). The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) authorizes us to collect and use personal information for purposes that are directly related to and necessary for our programs and activities or with your consent (S.26(c)(d)).

Information provided by you becomes a record of the organization and is subject to access and privacy protection requirements as set out in FIPPA. Under FIPPA, you are entitled to access and correct any of your personal information that is within our custody and control. Such requests can be made by contacting the Information Privacy Office (address listed above).

Douglas College does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information about our website visitors unless required by law.

What are cookies?

A cookie (aka web cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser for record keeping purposes. Cookies files are used to track a visitor as they navigate through this site and if they return at a later time.

Although the uses of cookies include authentication of web visitors, delivery of personalized content and delivery of target advertising, this site only uses them, through Google Analytics, to track visitors for statistical purposes in order to help us improve our website.

If you would not like to be tracked via the use of cookies, you can modify the privacy settings in your web browser and/or use the private browsing mode (also known as “Incognito” or “In Private”) and delete any cookies currently stored in your browser.

Links to Other Sites

If you find a link on this site to another site not under the control of Douglas College, including those used for social media, please be aware that we can neither control the content of the other site nor be responsible for the other site’s privacy practices or their own ability to track visitors. We recommend you review the privacy policy of any external site or social media service with which you choose to share information. Unless stated otherwise, a link to an external site does not constitute an endorsement of that site’s services, views/opinions, or products.