MSCS Alumni Database System Privacy Policy

 

Personal Information Dissemination
The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (MSCS) at St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) is committed to respecting the personal privacy of individuals who provide information for the MSCS Alumni Database System.

  • All personal information held in the MSCS Alumni Database System is protected by the Chair and the Administrative Assistant of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science.
  • Information provided will not be shared with any other organization, institution, or individual without express consent.
  • Information will not be sold to any organization, institution, or individual.
  • Information provided will not be used to create individually identifiable profiles without express consent.
  • Other than your name and year of graduation, only information selected by the registrant will be displayed to registered users within the MSCS Alumni Database

Benefits and Use of Alumni Database System

  • Make connections with others within your area of study/expertise.
  • Mentoring opportunities.
  • Receive news from the Department.
  • Maintain ongoing communication between MSCS Department and former students.
  • Announce news and successes of value to you to staff of MSCS and/or alumni registered in the MSCS Alumni Database.

Personal Information Collection
The personal information will be collected at the website http://sites.stfx.ca/mscsalumni by clicking the link “Create an Account”. The mandatory personal information that will be requested at the account creation stage are: First Name, Last Name, E-mail Address, and Year of Graduation. Once the form is complete click the “Create Account” button at the bottom right corner of the page.

Once information has been verified to be correct, an account creation confirmation will be sent to the e-mail address supplied at the account creation stage. Registrants are encouraged to login in to the system, change the default password, and complete other optional information in the database.  

The complete list of information that will be maintained in the database include: first name, last name, degree, discipline, year of graduation, facebook, twitter, linkedin, current occupation, additional description (for sharing news and successes).

Updates to This Privacy Policy
MSCS has the right to make changes or additions to this policy at any time. If those changes involve using personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of registration, MSCS will notify you by email. Changes that do not affect use of personally identifiable information will be posted to the site. If you have questions regarding this policy, please check this policy periodically or contact the Chair of MSCS through rtmacdon@stfx.ca.