Policies

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) Act

College of the North Atlantic is committed to the protection of privacy and confidentiality of our Students. The college collects, uses, and discloses your personal information in accordance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) Act and under the authority of the College Act, 1996. For more information please visit: www.cna.nl.ca/about/your-privacy.aspx.
 
Personal Information
Personal information means any identifiable information about you including your name, an identifying number such as your social insurance number or driver’s license number, your birth date, your contact information, or your credit card information.
 
Collection
College of the North Atlantic collects your personal information for the purposes of facilitating admission, registration, academic progression, graduation, alumni relations, student services, and other activities related to our programs and courses. The types of personal information we may collect from you, includes for example, your

  • Contact information (e.g. name, address, e-mail address, telephone number).
  • Demographic information (e.g. age, gender, industry, occupation).
  • Registration and enrolment information (e.g. educational records, transcripts).
  • Proof of identity information (e.g. signature, driver’s license number)
  • Financial information (e.g. credit card number and expiration date, social insurance number).
  • Health information (e.g. MCP card number, health insurance).
 College of the North Atlantic uses your personal information to deliver our programs and courses and provide services to you. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Assessing an applicant’s suitability for enrollment in our programs and courses.
  • Administering academic awards, scholarships, and financial aid.
  • Delivering programs and courses.
  • Recording academic progress and achievement.
  • Providing access to our student services such as Counselling and Personal Development Services, Career Employment Services, Disability Services, Residency Services, and Library Service
  • Maintaining Student records
  • Collecting payments.
  • Issuing tax receipts.
  • Administering alumni and development operations.
  • Performing program evaluation or statistical and institutional research.
  • Communicating with students regarding college business.
College of the North Atlantic collects only as much of your personal information as is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected, for uses consistent with that purpose, or where authorized by the ATIPP Act or another federal or provincial Act. For example, the college may disclose your personal information to the following bodies to facilitate admissions, registration, academic progression, graduation, alumni relations, Student Services and other activities related to our programs and courses:
  • College employees and third parties contracted by the college who need the information in the performance of their assigned duties or services.
  • Student associations who need the information for administering their services.
  • Federal and provincial government agencies who need the information for funding, statistical analysis, and planning purposes.
 
If you have any questions about the college’s collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information, please contact the college’s Registrar for more information:

Registrar
College of the North Atlantic
432 Massachusetts Drive, P.O. Box 5400
Stephenville, NL
A2N 2Z6
709-643-0827
registrar@cna.nl.ca