The College of Early Childhood Educators (the College) collects, uses and discloses personal information during the course of its statutorily mandated activities under the Early Childhood Act, 2007 (the Act) for the purpose of regulating the profession of early childhood education in the public interest. These regulatory activities are not of a commercial character. Accordingly, the performance by the College of its regulatory activities is not covered by the federal Personal Information Protection Educators and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
The College is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information that it receives while carrying out its regulatory activities. To this end, the College has voluntarily adopted this Privacy Code to create appropriate privacy rights related to the College's activities while still enabling the College to meet its statutory mandate under the Legislation (as defined in the Privacy Code).