Privacy Statement 

Last updated: October 19, 2022




World Skills Employment Centre complies with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA). 

  1. Our commitment to privacy.

World Skills Employment Centre (World Skills) is committed to protecting your privacy online. Our goal is to provide you with a website that is easy to use and respects your rights and expectations for privacy. The Web Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, disclose and retain the personal information you provide and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our website. 

  1. What personal information do we collect?

World Skills may collect personal information from you in various areas on our website:

Applying for jobs or volunteer opportunities

If you register online for volunteer opportunities or apply for jobs with World Skills Employment Centre through our website, we collect personal information such as your name, contact information and details about your skills and experience. We use this information to process and assess your application and to contact you to inform you of other opportunities.


Using online forms:


World Skills provides online forms for several purposes which includes but is not limited to registration in programs or events, the World Skills Job Board, client registration, and/or singing up to volunteer with World Skills.

  1. Web analytics and cookies

Web analytics When you visit our website, we may collect information about your browser, your IP address, data and time of visits, pages viewed, time spent on our website, and the websites visited just before and just after our website. This information is collected for the purposes of diagnosing problems with our website and to track website usage. Some information, such as your Internet domain name or your Internet protocol (IP) address may identify you.


  1. Cookies

A “cookie” is data that is transferred from our web server to the device you use to access our website. We may use cookies to recognize repeat website users, to customize your online experience, to make our website easier to use and to improve our services. We may use cookies to assist website users in other ways; however, we do not use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie. If you choose, you may set your browser to refuse or remove cookies, or to alert you to the potential transfer of cookies to your device. 

  1. Who do we share personal information with?

World Skills Employment Centre shares your personal information only with employees and/or volunteers who require such information to establish, and maintain our relationship with you. We may also disclose your personal information to third party service providers or funders whom we engage to deliver a support service or answer your inquiry. These third-party providers only have access to personal information that is needed to perform their services and may not use it for any other purpose. They are bound by agreements that require them to protect your personal information. 


  1. How do we use your personal information?

The personal information we collect about you through our website is used by World Skills Employment Centre for the purpose for which it was collected or for a use consistent with that purpose. Occasionally, we may use your personal information to notify you about important changes to our website, new services, promotions and other information we think you may find valuable. You will only receive such communications if you sign up to receive them when you become a client, request further information from us, or otherwise ask to be contacted by World Skills Employment Centre. If you do not wish to receive this information you may choose to unsubscribe from communications at any time. 


How do we protect your personal information? 

World Skills Employment Centre has appropriate safeguards in order to protect the personal information you submit through our website including encryption and secure socket layer (SSL) technology. World Skills Employment Centre takes all reasonable measures to ensure that personal information is kept safe from loss or theft, unauthorized access, use, copying, disclosure or modification. Safeguards include physical, organizational and technical measures, including but not limited to: 

  • Restriction of access to files on a “need to know” basis;
  • Confidentiality undertakings by all employees;
  • Locking up personal information and never leaving it unattended and in plain view;
  • Firewalls, anti-virus, strong passwords and software solutions for technical security; and
  • Regular reviews of privacy compliance initiatives
  • Training all staff on privacy best practices and ensuring that employees are aware of the importance of safeguarding any personal information that they are privy to.
  1. How to contact us

Phone (613) 233 – 0453 
300 – 219 Argyle Avenue 
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2H4 


Please note: World Skills Employment Centre reserves the right to modify, amend or restate this Web Privacy Policy from time to time with or without prior notice. Your use of this website after the posting of modifications to this policy will constitute your acceptance of this policy as modified.

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Phone: (613) 233-0453
237 Argyle Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1B8


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