Privacy Code

Privacy Statement

The Education Credit Union is committed to protecting the personal information of credit union members, employees and other individuals. In order to protect all personal information collected, used or disclosed by the Education Credit Union, we have adopted the Credit Union Code for the Protection of Personal Information.  Click here to view our Protection of Member Information and Privacy policy.

On our web site, we only collect personal information required to improve the services we offer, to improve our site content and, with your permission, to contact you with information about our services. We will not share any personal information obtained on this web site with any other organization without your express knowledge and consent.

Information we collect on our site

You can visit all public areas of our site without providing any personal information about yourself. Our web site collects only non-personal information based on a visitor's Internet Protocol (IP) address (this is not personally identifiable). Information collected includes the date and time of visit, the type of Internet browser used to access the site, the referring address (the link a visitor uses to access the site). This data is used to create statistics on site usage and improve online services.

Will a cookie be set on my computer when I visit this site?

To help us manage our web site, we set a cookie on your computer that expires when you close your web browser. If you send us an e-mail, any information provided by you will only be used for the purposes of responding to your inquiry or acting on your request. We will not use your name or e-mail address for any other purposes without additional consent.

Links to other Web sites

Our web site contains links to other web sites that are part of, affiliated with, or have a business relationship with the Education Credit Union. When you leave our site to visit one of these other sites, the only information transferred to the new site is the fact that you came from the Education Credit Union web site (the referring address). Transmission of this referring address allows other sites to monitor their own web traffic, but does not disclose any personal information about you.

How do I contact the Education Credit Union with questions or concerns?

We welcome any questions or concerns about our Internet Privacy Statement, or the practices of this site. Please contact us by e-mail or in writing at:

Shari Freiburger
Privacy Officer
Education Credit Union
6-51 Ardelt Avenue
Kitchener, Ontario  N2C 2S9
sharif@ecusolutions.com

 

 

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