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Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection

School District No.71 (Comox Valley) 
Consent for the Collection, Use and Sharing of Personal Information

Schools and Districts collect, use, and share student personal information that is directly related to and necessary for their educational functions. For other school or education-related purposes, parental or student consent is required.

The Board of Education of School District No. 71 (Comox​ Valley) is making you aware that it may collect, keep, use and share photographs, videos, images, and/or names of students in a variety of publications and on the school or District's website(s) for education related purposes, such as recognizing and encouraging student achievement, building the school community, celebrating your child's accomplishments, and informing others about school and District programs and activities.

For example, student names, and/or images may be used or shared in

  • school and District communications, such as newsletters, brochures, reports in limited or public circulation;
  • school and District websites;
  • social media sites and online video sites  BUT with limited or public access as controlled by SD 71 administrators and/or teachers;
  • student and/or teacher made videos, CDs, and DVDs designed for educational use only;
  • the school yearbook
  • press releases to local media (this includes photos of graduates that are posted annually).