Privacy Policy

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is committed to the protection of personal information under its control and to an individuals’ right of privacy regarding personal information that is collected, used, disclosed, and retained in the school system and has established administrative procedures as guidelines.

Board Policy states that the Board shall not use, retain, or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as authorized or required by law.  The Board’s responsibility in protecting student and staff personal information is vital and all staff have a role to ensure that personal information is secured and protected from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, and inadvertent destruction by adhering to safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.  

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board only collects personal information when it is necessary for providing for the education for students and/or the employment of school board employees or as required and authorized by law. The Board operates under the authority of the Education Act and its associated regulations.  


It is ALCDSB policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you while operating our website, (the “Website”). This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") explains what information may be collected through your use of our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose your information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources. By accessing the Website, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy, together with any terms of use posted on our Website, set forth the general terms and conditions governing your use of the Website. Depending on your activities when visiting the Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions. 

Non-Personally-Identifying Information

ALCDSB collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ALCDSB purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand our visitors use of the Website. ALCDSB may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate (e.g. by publishing a report on usage trends of the Website). 

Collection and Use of Personally-Identifying Information

ALCDSB may collect and store personally-identifying information (“Personal Information”) from you when you make use of certain functionality of the Website such as signing up for a newsletter or submitting an inquiry through our “Contact Us” section. Examples of Personal Information we may collect include your name, email address, and internet protocol (IP) address. ALCDSB may use the Personal Information for the following purposes: (i) to operate and administer the Website and our business; (ii) to enable your use of the Website and to personalize the Website for you; (iii) to communicate with you in connection with your use of the Website and generally; (iv) to detect, prevent and address technical issues, fraud or error; (v) to verify compliance with this Privacy Policy or any other Website terms and conditions; (vi) to comply with legal and governmental requirements; (vii) to derive and create anonymous, aggregated statistical and usage information regarding the Website; and (viii) to fulfill any other purpose that would be reasonably apparent to the average person in connection with the collection of the Personal Information at the time of its collection by us. 


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but you acknowledge that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to help understand how visitors engage with the site. Your Web browser automatically sends certain information to Google. This includes, for example, the Web address of the page that you're visiting and your IP address. Google may also set cookies on your browser, or read cookies that are already there. If you would like further information on how Google uses data when you use our website you may visit:

External Links

This website may contain links to external websites not owned by, or officially affiliated with, the school in any way. Please be aware that ALCDSB is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally-identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this website. All members of the ALCDSB community are expected to adhere to the ALCDSB Acceptable Use Policy.


ALCDSB website, similar to other standard websites, tracks Web browsing patterns to understand how the website is being used. This “generic” information is collected through the use of “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer to “remember” your preferences such as calendar settings and site bookmarks on the website from visit to visit, or to maintain your “logged in” status when visiting password-protected areas. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally-identifiable information while on our site. Web browsers have settings allowing you to reject cookies, selectively accept cookies, or delete cookies previously accepted. Please be aware that rejecting or deleting cookies from our website may make certain functions unavailable to you.  By continuing to navigate our Website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to ALCDSB use of cookies.  

Privacy Policy Changes

ALCDSB reserves the right in its sole discretion to revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time, without notice to you. Any and all such amendments are effective immediately upon posting on the Website and apply to your access to and continued use of the Website. By continuing to access the Website after an amendment is posted, you accept and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Privacy Policy, as amended. You agree to review this Privacy Policy periodically in order to be aware of amendments and you understand that the most recent version of this Privacy Policy will be located on the Website.  

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board

151 Dairy Avenue, Napanee, ON K7R 4B2

Office: 613-354-2255

Toll free: 1-800-581-1116


Hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday