Privacy Policy

CPCIE Privacy Policy

The Canadian Program for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CPCIE) Course is an on-line course of study developed by the Hill Levene Schools of Business/Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan Canada. The CPCIE Course is available on the website to any member of the public as described in and subject to the CPCIE Course Terms of Use.

The only personal data we require from you is your name, email address and a password created by you.  However, in order to deliver online services to you and to ease the registration, enrolment and on-going signing in to and tracking progress of your activity in the course, we have provided the option of creating a user account and signing in using your Google or Facebook social media account identification and password.

About this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies strictly to the CPCIE Course and, though it is consistent with the University of Regina’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Policy, it does not apply to the broader University of Regina operations nor is it intended to replace that policy. We do not share your information with the broader University of Regina operations for any purpose except in accordance with or as may be required by any applicable law.

What Information We Collect

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide to us directly when you sign into This includes:

Account information

When you create an account on the site we require that you provide us with your information including name, email address, and password to facilitate your login and create your site profile.

If you choose to use a social media account to log into we ask for your permission during this process to collect your name, email address, and profile picture to facilitate your login and create your site profile.            

Information you submit

We collect the information you submit to the website which includes profile-specific information and any profile customizations. Information you choose to submit may include country, province, city/town, address, time zone, interests, gender, ethnicity, year of birth, institution, department, phone, mobile phone, address.

Promotion or Survey

We may ask you to participate in a promotion or survey and will collect and store the information you provide as part of your participation. This information would be subject to this privacy policy.


If you contact us for support or to report a problem or concern we collect and store your information and messages received through this exchange.

Other Information We Collect

When you access or use this website, we may also automatically collect information about you. This includes:

Use of the site and logged data

When you use the website, we collect information on how you interact with the site. Certain technical information is generally collected as a standard part of your use of our services. Such information includes, for example, your IP address, access times, the website you linked from, pages you visit, the links you use, and other content you viewed, information about your devices and other such technical information your browser provides us with or as may be otherwise collected in connection with certain products and services.

When you use our services or otherwise interact with us over telecommunications networks, the telecommunications operator may transmit additional information, such as your mobile subscription number, as a standard part of that communication. Please also see the “Information collected from cookies and similar technologies” section below.

Information collected from cookies and similar technologies

We may use cookies or similar technologies on our website to track user activity related to our communications. This helps us improve our content and understand user preferences. Some business partners whose content is linked to or from our website may also use cookies or web beacons. However, we have no access to or control over these cookies. If you wish to disable cookies or be notified before they are placed, you may do this in your browser settings. Further information about controlling cookies can be found here

Information Collected from Identity Providers

Linking social media accounts will allow the other service to send us information about your account with that service. For example, if you sign in to with a third-party identity provider such as Facebook or Google, that provider will share your email address, name, and profile picture with us.

Analytics Collected by Third Parties

We partner with service providers that collect demographic information about the users of To provide this demographic information, these companies collect cookie information to recognize your device.

How We Use Information

We use your user data solely for service improvement, user communication, and course participation tracking. This data will not be used for unrelated purposes, such as third-party advertising or profiling.

We use information about you to:

  • Provide, maintain, and improve our services
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our services
  • Track course participation and progress
  • Provide a certificate of completion
  • Provide customer service and support
  • Help protect the integrity of, addressing abuse, enforcing our terms of service and our other policies
  • Send you administrative messages including technical notices and information about changes to the service agreement and updates to any of our other policies and agreements
  • Communicate with you about new content, promotions, events, and provide information we think will be of interest to you
  • Send SMS/text notifications to your wireless device to provide updates and other relevant messaging about our program that you have previously consented to receive

How We Share Information

We strictly prohibit the transfer or disclosure of user data to third parties for advertising, sales to data brokers, or any other non-permissible purposes. Our commitment is to uphold user privacy and trust. We may share or disclose your information in the following ways:

  • We may use third-party services to facilitate the distribution of our electronic communication. These services are selected carefully, and we ensure they adhere to privacy and data protection standards. For the most part, you may visit our website without having to identify yourself.
  • We may share your data with business partners and service providers as necessary to administer, market, or sponsor promotions you choose to participate in.
  • We may share your data with our business partners and service providers in surveys you choose to complete.
  • We may share information if we believe your actions are inconsistent with our terms of service, policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of ourselves and others.
  • We may share information about you that has been aggregated or anonymized such that it cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
  • We may share information in response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law.

In any case where we share we share your personal information for one of the above listed purposes we will ensure they are shared under conditions at least as strict as those contained in this privacy policy.

Consent for Data Collection and Usage

Consent for data collection and usage is obtained through explicit user agreement at the time of account creation and when changes are made to our policy. Users have the right to withdraw consent at any time.

Data and Account Deletion Requests:

Users may request the deletion of their data at any time by contacting We promptly and completely remove the requested data in compliance with legal and regulatory obligations.

How to Contact Us

We welcome your feedback at any time. If you have questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or would like to do any of the following:

  • Review the Personal Information that you have already sent us so that you can correct, update, or delete it from our files or exercise the rights provided above.
  • If your child under the age of majority has used the site and sent us Personal Information, and you wish to delete that Personal Information from our files.
  • Ask that we not send you electronic communications or otherwise contact you or report any violation of this Privacy Policy.

Please get in touch with our Communications Officer at for more information.