Nipawin Bible College (NBI) values personal privacy and take steps to ensure your personal information is maintained in a secure environment. NBI does not sell, rent or lease its student, customer or donor information to third parties. The only time we may share personal information is in fulfilling our obligation to students for the purpose of student loan applications, or student approved transcript or reference requests. Collection and use of personal information is in accordance with the federal Privacy Act.
Our primary role is that of an educational institution, and as such, our purpose is to serve our students. In light of this purpose, we are required to maintain their academic and personal information. NBI also collects personal information for the purpose of communicating current activities and needs with alumni, students and supporters of this ministry. We do not collect any information that is not voluntarily submitted, and we collect only information that is directly related to the stated purposes above. The NBI Bookstore collects personal information only for the purpose of sales receipts and account management. No credit card information is collected. We may occasionally send notices regarding upcoming sales to our local customers.
Collection and Consent
During the normal course of servicing students, alumni, supporters, and customers, we may collect information that is personal in nature. Any personal information may be collected from a variety of sources, including but not limited to:
- Student applications
- Recruitment activities
- Forms sent to us in the processing of student loans
- Donations sent to us for the purpose of issuing tax-deductible receipts
- Mailing list subscriptions
- Retreats and special events
Consent is implied in the voluntary nature of the collection and the means in which the information is submitted. For example, contact information is collected from:
- donors who expect and require tax-deductible receipts
- applicants with whom we must correspond and service in the process of enrolling -potential applicants in the context of voluntary promotional events and activities
- individuals attending NBI sponsored retreats NBI will ensure that information is used only for the purposes for which it was collected, in accordance with the purposes outlined above. If information is to be used for purposes other than those for which it was collected, we will gain consent before doing so.
Confidentiality and Security
Nipawin Bible College restricts access to your personal information to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. Security procedures are in place to prevent unauthorized access to user information, such as computer passwords, locking offices and file cabinets. The information that we collect in providing scholarship, loan information and other services will not be shared with anyone outside of the institutions involved. The only time we would share personal information with a non-business source would be at your request, for example, loan status information, or transcript requests. We only share personal information with our educational partners in order to send scholarship information to you at your request, to provide for the origination of your student loans, including communications about your personal information with credit bureaus, guarantors, schools and other lender partners, as required by law.
Accuracy and Access
If you require clarification about this Statement, contact our Privacy Coordinator at
Nipawin Bible College
P.O. Box 1986
Nipawin SK S0E 1E0
For more information on privacy issues and the Privacy Act in general, consult the Privacy Commissioner at 1 (800) 282-1376.