Privacy Statement

The NurseMentor program is committed to protecting the privacy of its volunteers, sponsors, donors, partners and program participants.

 

Collection of Personal Information

In order to manage your participation in the NurseMentor program, we need to collect some personal information from you. This information may include name, birth date, contact information, career and personal interests, special requests, evaluations and feedback.

 

Use of Your Personal Information

NurseMentor uses your personal information to:

  • Register you in the program

  • Create mentor and mentee databases matching areas of expertise and interests

  • Be able to communicate with you

  • Inform you about NurseMentor activities and events that may be of interest to you

  • Evaluate and improve the program

  • Comply with legal and insurance requirements

  • React to an emergency situation

Information that is anonymized and/or aggregated may be used for planning, promotions and reporting purposes.

 

Sharing Your Personal Information

We do not rent, sell and/or trade our mailing lists or any other personal information collected for the purposes of the NurseMentor program with any third-party for their commercial or marketing use. However, we may share your personal information with NurseMentor’s external IT service provider to the extent that is reasonably necessary to perform, improve or maintain the NurseMentor service.

Your personal information will be shared only as required for the NurseMentor program, or in keeping with paragraph 4.8 of the University of Calgary’s Privacy Policy.

 

Your Choices

You may choose to withdraw from the program at any time by contacting the NurseMentor office. No further contact will be initiated by the NurseMentor office if you withdraw from the program.

 

Accessing Your Personal Information

At any time you may ask to view and/or edit your personal information by contacting the NurseMentor office. We will verify your identify before discussing and/or changing any personal information.

 

Retention of Your Information

Upon your withdrawal from the program, NurseMentor shall delete your account and remove access to any of your information from others in the program. NurseMentor shall retain all your communications within the program for two years after you cease activity with the NurseMentor program, which will only be accessible for legal and/or security purposes.

 

Security of Your Personal Information

NurseMentor is committed to protecting the security of your personal information.

We use reasonable physical, managerial and technical safeguards to protect the integrity and security of your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities or in locked file cabinets stored in a secure office.

In the event of a serious security or privacy breach, we will notify you. NurseMentor may also post a notice on the NurseMentor site if breach occurs.

 

Questions

If you have questions or concerns please contact the NurseMentor Program Coordinator.

Phone: 403.210.7659
Email: nursementor@ucalgary.ca

NurseMentor Program Coordinator
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW Calgary, AB T2N 1N4