Privacy policy

The Government of New Brunswick takes the privacy of its Internet users seriously. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing a personalized and valuable service. This Privacy Statement explains the website data processing practices of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) Website:

Information Collected: Non-Personal 

The moment you visit our website, some non-personal information is collected by the Department of Education and Early Childhood.

We collect information automatically about your visit to our website. The information collected includes basic demographic data and browsing patterns. It is used only in aggregate form. We use aggregate information (so that no individual user is identified):

  • to build up audience profiles;
  • to aid strategic development, and
  • to analyze use of the website.

We also collect personal information through enquiry forms and every time you e-mail us your details.

Information Collected: Personal

All personal information acquired by the Department of Education and Early Childhood in any format, including electronic, is governed and maintained according to policies and procedures in accordance with the Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We only collect personal information through enquiry forms and e-mails. This personal information must be divulged by you – it is not ‘gleaned’ from your computer.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

The Department of Education and Early Childhood processes personal information collected via its public website for the purposes of:

  • providing a personalized service
  • receiving enquiries and requests for information
  • providing you with information about the resources and services available
  • receiving your opinions and comments regarding various government activities

EECD will not disclose your personal information to any outside parties without your prior consent.

E-mail Query Forms

The website includes a link to e-mail query form, where you may ask specific questions relating to any portion of the CoE website. As well as a form for enterprises who are interested in partnering with the Department for the CoE Program. The information submitted in these forms is sent by unencrypted e-mail from our web server, via the Internet, to the appropriate e-mail mailbox within the Department.

Changes in our Privacy Policy

Any substantive changes to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Privacy Policy will be posted on this webpage.

Contacting the Website

Should you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact:

Privacy Advisor

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development


Telephone: (506) 453-3090

Your Consent

By accessing our website, or by other means providing personal information to us, you consent to this privacy statement.