Student Transportation of America respects your right to privacy and is committed to the protection of your personal information. This policy summarizes what personally identifiable information we may collect, how we might use it and to whom we may disclose it to. This policy also describes other important topics relating to your privacy.
Student Transportation of America will only collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) that you voluntarily provide through our Web site or e-mail correspondence. We will collect general information (such as the type of browser you use, the files you request, and the domain name and country from which you request information) to improve our Web site and better meet your needs.
Use and Disclosure of Information
Before we collect any personally identifiable information, we will identify the purpose for our collection, use and any possible disclosure of your personal information. For instance, the information you supply will be used by Student Transportation of America to respond to your inquiries, supply you with requested information on Student Transportation of America products and services. Student Transportation of America will seek your consent to use your personal information at the time of collection or in advance. Consent may be expressed in writing, or implied, and in some cases may be provided verbally or electronically. With your consent, authorized third parties may be utilized by Student Transportation of America to collect, track and process such information. It may also be necessary, if required by law or if pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations, to release your personally identifiable information.
General Policy on Privacy
Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our customers’ and employees’ personal information has always been an important aspect of Student Transportation of America operations. Recently, fundamental privacy principles and their corresponding obligations have become law throughout Canada. To this end, Student Transportation of America has created a Privacy Code to inform people of its commitment to, and policy on, privacy. Personal information is defined as any piece of information, either factual or subjective, about an identifiable individual. Personal Information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
It is Student Transportation of America policy that Student Transportation of America obtain an individual’s consent when a Student Transportation of America employee or website collects, uses or discloses personal information. Student Transportation of America will also inform its customers and employees of the purpose for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.
Student Transportation of America takes care to safeguard all personal information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use or disclosure. STA-IPS uses reasonable efforts to ensure that such information is accurate and up to date. We provide our customers and employees with a procedure to access the information Student Transportation of America keeps about them and to make corrections to this information where appropriate.