Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how BC Home Educators’ Association (“BCHEA”) uses and protects any information that you give BCHEA when you use this website.

BCHEA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

BCHEA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from December 2010.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your contact information including mailing address, phone number, and email address
  • Information about your current homeschooling status

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to keep an updated roster of our current membership, as per the BC Society Act and the BCHLA Constitution and Bylaws (1999). The information we ask for helps us understand your needs better and facilitates the provision of:

  • Notification of AGMs, Special General Meetings, and pending Special Resolutions
  • Email newsletters regarding homeschooling in BC or BCHEA activities
  • Collection of general statistics about the BCHEA membership, such as total number of learners currently registered (Section 12) and enrolled (DL or DES), to help the Directors better represent our membership to the BC Government

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless required by law.

If you believe that any information we have on file for you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible.

Website Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by BC Home Educators’ Association and whilst we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of BC Home Educators’ Association. We have no authority over the nature, content and availability of those sites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Please note that the inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, BC Home Educators’ Association takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.