Regis College is the Jesuit School of Theology at the University of Toronto (U of T) and one of North America’s Roman Catholic ecclesiastical faculties. Regis is also a founding member of the Toronto School of Theology (TST). For more information, see our About page here.
We may gather certain information, either personal or anonymous, based on your activities or data submitted while browsing our website, in the following formats.
If you submit a contact form, application form, mailing list signup form, payment/donation form, registration form, or otherwise interact with a form on our website, we collect any personal data submitted by you.
Our website uses the following tools to collect statistical information about browsing behaviour and device or browser information, in order to improve the experience of our website:
To opt out of Google Analytics data collection, you can install this tool.
Pages on this site may occasionally include embedded content (e.g. YouTube videos, payment forms). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We sometimes provide links to third-party websites. While on these sites, these parties may collect information about you. Because we do not control the information policies or practices of these third parties, you should review their privacy policies to learn more about how they collect and use personally identifiable information.
We may use your personal information when we have a valid reason to do so. This includes:
In no scenario will we sell your information or otherwise use it for commercial purposes.
You may have the right to request that we cease to use or store your information. See Accessing your data for more information.
We take the greatest care in the security of your submitted information. Our website uses up-to-date Secure Socket Layers (SSL) encryption in order to protect the transmission of your data upon submission to our servers.
Depending on the type of information you have submitted, your data will either be stored securely in a database on our server; or in the database of our trusted third-party partners, if data was directly submitted by you for a particular purpose on our website. These third-party partners include:
Information stored by these third-parties is protected by and subject to their privacy policies. You can find their policies at the links below:
Due to the multinational locations of our servers, as well as our third-party partners, any information which you consented to provide may be transferred to a location outside of the country or region you are located in. Data will only be transferred to either:
Our servers and website infrastructure are kept up to date and secured by a Web Application Firewall (WAF) to protect against a data breach via a third party attack.
In the unlikely event of a breach where your stored data is, or may have been compromised, we will inform you within 24 hours after becoming aware of the data breach, and provide you with our action(s) taken in order to protect your data moving forward.
Note that due to a multitude of different vulnerabilities which are present during the submission of data and are outside of our control (local computer viruses, unsecured/compromised internet connections, etc.), we cannot guarantee and are not responsible for compromised data which occurs during the submission of data and as the result of such factors outside of our control. However, once the data has been submitted and is stored in our infrastructure, we ensure that the data is responsibly held and secured.
The data controller is the organization/entity responsible for the protection of information on and submitted to this website. The Data Controller is Regis College.
How Long We Store Your Data For
Personal information submitted directly on our website through a form is stored indefinitely, or until manual deletion is requested.
Data collected by Google for statistical and personalization purposes is retained for 50 months before being deleted automatically. More information about Google’s data retention policy can be found here.
If you have submitted data on our site, you may have the right to access, change or request erasion of this data at any time. Please contact us to see about requesting a file of your submitted personal data.
Our data collected via Google Analytics is anonymized and therefore not personally traceable to you unless you are signed into your account. If you have a Google account, you can request a copy of your information from Google here.
Any changes to this Policy will be posted directly on this page, with details on the nature of the changes and the date they were implemented.