a. User Accounts: When you create a user account on ONlit.org, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and other relevant details required for registration and authentication purposes.
b. User Data: In order to provide a better user experience, we may collect additional information you voluntarily provide, such as profile information, educational preferences, and communication preferences.
d. Opting-Out: You may opt-out of being tracked by analytics and remarketing tools. One way to do this is by disabling or refusing cookies in your browser. Please refer to the “help” information in your browser software for information on how to disable or delete cookies from your device.
Please note that certain features of ONlit.org may not function correctly if cookies are disabled.
a. Providing Services: We use the information collected to operate and maintain your user account, provide access to educational resources, and offer personalized learning experiences.
b. Communication: We may use your email address or contact information to send you important updates, announcements, or respond to your inquiries and feedback.
c. Research and Improvement: Your data may be used for internal research purposes to enhance our services, optimize user experience, and develop new features. Any research or analysis conducted will be in an aggregated and anonymized manner to protect your privacy.
d. Analytics Services: ONlit.org uses various analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to measure traffic patterns to, from, and within the site. The information generated by cookies about your use of the site is transmitted to various analytics service providers’ servers both inside and outside Canada. ONlit uses the statistical reports generated by analytics services to continually improve our web presence and help make the ONlit.org more useful to visitors.
a. Ontario Ministry of Education: As part of our funding agreement, we may share user data with the Ontario Ministry of Education in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Any data shared by ONlit is deindentified, aggregate data. No personal user data will be shared with the Ministry of Education.
b. Third-Party Service Providers: We may engage reputable third-party service providers to assist us in operating the website and delivering services. These providers are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and are only authorized to use your data for the purposes specified by us.
c. Legal Compliance: In exceptional circumstances, we may disclose personal information to comply with legal obligations, enforce our Terms of Service, protect the rights, safety, or property of ONLit.org, its users, or others.
We implement industry-standard security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. Despite our best efforts, no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
ONlit.org may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party websites. We encourage you to review their respective privacy policies to understand how your information may be collected, used, and shared.
Our website is intended for users over the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under this age. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected personal data from a child, we will take immediate steps to delete it from our servers.