When you register to attend an entrepreneurship@UBC event, we collect your personal information including your name, contact e-mail address, affiliation, and payment / credit card information (if there are fees associated with the event) to facilitate your registration for the event and for event management. For some events, we may also ask you to provide, at your sole discretion, additional demographic information, such as gender.
Authority to Collect Personal Information
UBC collects the aforementioned information under the authority of Section 26(c) of BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).
How We Use Your Personal Information
All information collected from you at registration is maintained as confidential information within the entrepreneurship@UBC team and is made available to team members on a need-to-know basis. We do not share your personal information with other UBC departments, event sponsors, event exhibitors, or any external third parties except as noted below.
Your name and e-mail address are used to communicate with you further about the event, and is shared with event organizers to process your registration for the event, and assist in planning and managing the event; this information is also used to send you any newsletters you have elected to subscribe to, and may be shared with an external mass mailing service for this purpose.
Payment / credit card information is shared with UBC’s payments processing provider solely for execution of the payment transaction.
Information about you, including UBC affiliation, may be shared with other UBC departments in an anonymized or aggregated format to assist in planning of future events and community engagement efforts.
Demographic information collected from you is not shared within UBC or with any other parties. This information is used only in an aggregated form, and helps us better understand and serve our community to ensure we are meeting the equity, diversity and inclusions standards set by the University of British Columbia.
Questions or Concerns
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the privacy or security of your personal information, please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.