The Gulf Islands School District does not automatically gather any personal information, such as names, phone numbers, email or street addresses, from visitors to its websites.
Information of this nature is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via email, completing and submitting an online form, or registering in a secure portion of the site and all personal information you do provide is protected under the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Gulf Islands School District websites use per-session cookies that capture non-personal information pertaining to each visit to one of our websites. These cookies are deposited on a user’s computer only while the user is visiting the site and are deleted when the user closes out of the site. Gulf Islands School District website administrators use the information captured by cookies to improve the websites based on user-activity trends. Cookies capture:
- The name of your Internet service provider, its IP address, and the name of your service provider's server
- The length of each visit
- The number of requests per visit
- Your type of operating system (Windows, MacIntosh, Unix, etc.)
- Your browser type (FireFox, Internet Explorer, etc.)
No attempt is made by the Gulf Islands School District to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting its sites.