Privacy Statement - Scholars Portal Books

Privacy Statement

Scholars Portal is a service of the Ontario Council of University Libraries(OCUL). OCUL is a consortium of 21 academic libraries in the province of Ontario and acts under the authority of the Council of Ontario Universities.

OCUL and your local university library, respect your privacy. All information provided while using any Scholars Portal service (such as your name, email address, library barcode, or department) is stored in databases housed at the University of Toronto, which manages Scholars Portal services on behalf of OCUL. This data is collected for the purposes of registration, allowing access to the Scholars Portal systems, and for statistical reporting to the OCUL board of directors, funding agencies, and your local institution. Your data can only be accessed by Scholars Portal staff and by designated library staff from your own institution. Personal information that you provide in order to use Scholars Portal services will be protected in accordance with FIPPA, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

As the service provider to OCUL with respect to Scholars Portal, the University of Toronto respects your privacy. Personal information that you provide to the University is collected pursuant to section 2(14) of the University of Toronto Act, 1971. It is collected for the purpose of administering admission, registration, academic programs, university-related student activities, activities of student societies, financial assistance and awards, graduation and university advancement, and for the purpose of statistical reporting to government agencies. At all times it will be protected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions, please refer to www.utoronto.ca/privacy or contact the University Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator at 416 946-7303, McMurrich Building, room 201, 12 Queen's Park Crescent West, Toronto, ON, M5S 1A8.