Safeguarding your right to privacy
We ensure that our employees follow a code of business conduct that requires the safeguarding and proper use of personal information. We also place strict controls on the protection and use of personal information within our systems and web sites and ensure that our employees are trained to respect your privacy at all times.
The Langara College Access to Information Policy spells out the commitments of Langara College and the rights of customers regarding personal information.
What is personal information?
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. This includes information about your product and service subscriptions and usage. Publicly available information, such as a public directory listing of your name, address, telephone number and electronic address, is not considered personal information.
Langara College collects personal information only for the following purposes:
to establish and maintain a responsible relationship with you and provide you with ongoing service; to understand your needs and develop and recommend suitable products & services; to manage and develop our operations, including personnel and employment matters; and to meet legal and regulatory requirements.
We share information among the Langara College departments to help us identify your information, communication, and education needs, and provide you with relevant information, advice, and solutions to meet those needs. Call us or send us an e-mail if you do not wish to have your information shared within Langara College.
Sharing information… it's your choice!
Information received and maintained as part of the student record is collected under the authority of the Colleges and Institutes Act. Signing the application form authorizes Langara College to use the student record information for the purpose of research and College operations. Langara College gathers and maintains information for the purposes of admission, registration and other fundamental activities related to attending a public post-secondary institution in British Columbia and being a member of the Langara College community. This information is protected and used in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
For further information please contact Registrar and Enrolment Services.
Records of academic performance at Langara College are retained indefinitely. Materials supporting admission may be destroyed two years after the first registration. Before submitting irreplaceable material to support an application, students are advised to check with Registrar and Enrolment Services.
All admissions material will be destroyed after one year if the student does not register into courses.