YOUR PRIVACY

 

We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and only collect personal information about you when you knowingly provide it.

To provide high quality service, it is necessary for us to collect some limited personal information from you. This information may include your address and other contact information, birth date and location, educational history, employer information, and educational plans. We understand that you may be concerned about how we handle and maintain this information and your need to keep information private. We only use your personal information when you contact us or we contact you, including information about additional offerings or services that may be of interest to you. We do not market, sell, or rent your personal information to third parties.

Western endeavours to protect the personal information of all individuals who come into contact with it, be they students, alumni, faculty, staff, or members of the general public.  It strives to collect only the specific personal information that is related directly to, and needed for, operating its programs and activities.  Personal information will be used, maintained, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with the applicable provincial or federal legislation.  University records that are not subject to statutory privacy rules will be protected in accordance with University policies and agreements.

If you have a concern about the protection of your personal information at Western, please contact Western's Information and Privacy Office.

 

Opt-Out Rights

We would like to provide you with news and information a few times each year.  These emails may include notification that registration is open, our Course Calendar is available or promotional offers. We hope you find these messages useful.  If you would prefer not to receive email communications from us, you may modify your preferences at any time. You can "opt out" by updating your preferred method of communication in your personal profile. Please be aware that you are not able to opt out of receiving communications about your course, account or your transactions with us.

 

Policy Help

If you wish to change any of your personal information, please log in to myWCS. Any changes to this privacy policy will be posted to this page. If you would like more information about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, please contact the Director, Continuing Studies, Western University, 240-355 Wellington Street, London, ON. N6A 3N7, tel: 519.661.3658, ext. 84909.

If you have a concern about the protection of your personal information at Western, please contact Western's Information and Privacy Office.