University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Disclosure and Privacy Statement

The University of Saskatchewan is committed to maintaining the accuracy, confidentiality and security of your personal and credit card information. The University privacy procedures are based on the: 

Privacy is defined as the protection of the collection, storage, destruction and dissemination of personal information.

Please click on the following links to go directly to specific sections listed below: 

Information Collected

Personal information collected includes information required to:

Personal and credit card information (card number, expiry date, CVV code and name) is collected to:

Personal information on your application is collected for the purpose of evaluating your admissions application and producing statistical reports.

By providing information on this web site, you are consenting to the use of the information collected as described below.

Your decision to withhold particular details may limit the services we are able to provide. If you prefer not to provide information through the web site, please contact our office by email (wcvm.admissions@usask.ca) or call 306-966-7459. When you submit your application online, you will be required to pay online via credit card.

Use of Information Authorized by You

Information provided by you on this form and any other personal information collected and maintained by the University of Saskatchewan will be used to: 

The University of Saskatchewan will not disclose information other than that identified above unless authorized by you, or when it is required or permitted by law.

When Required by Law

The type of information that we are legally required to disclose may relate to criminal investigations or government tax reporting requirements. In some instances such as legal proceeding or court order, we may also be required to disclose certain information to authorities. Only the information specifically requested is disclosed and we take precautions to satisfy ourselves that the authorities making the request have legitimate grounds to do so.

When Permitted by Law

There are some situations where we are legally permitted to disclose personal information such as employing reasonable and legal methods to collect a deliinquent account or to investigate suspicion of illegal activities.

Credit card information is validated by Moneris Solutions, a service company of the Royal Bank of Canada and the Bank of Montreal.

Security

Online Security

The University of Saskatchewan has taken several measures to ensure the confidentiality and security of your personal information. We use several layers of robust security methods including SSL technology, encryption, firewalls and timed log-outs to ensure the confidentiality of your personal and financial information.

When you are finished conducting online transactions or visiting secure web sites, remember to properly log off and close your browser. This will ensure that any infomation stored on your computer or in your browser is erased — preventing others from being able to view this information later.

Many internet browsers will automatically complete forms by remembering previously typed-in information. This means your credit card information could be stored in memory long after you have left our merchant site. If you are using a computer that is publicly accessible — such as an internet café or public library — please be aware that your personal information may be at risk.

Customer Files

Customer information is retained for the period of time required to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. Credit card information is validated by Moneris Solutions, a service company of the Royal Bank of Canada and the Bank of Montreal.

The University takes reasonable precautions to protect the personal information collected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Financial information provided (credit card details) is stored in encrypted text and is available only to authorized users.

If you believe that there has been a breach of security of this site, please contact the Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Admissions Office (tel: 306-966-7459).

Customer Service

Your electronic payment transaction will be completed once credit card authorization has been received. Payments will be charged to your credit card by Moneris Solutions (our credit card processor) and typically processed within seven business days.

If you require further information, please contact the Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Admissions Office (tel: 306-966-7459).

You can contact the University of Saskatchewan to change or update information you have provided by calling the WCVM Admissions Office (306-966-7459). The WCVM Admissions Office is open each business day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CST).

If you have complaints about the privacy or security of this web site, please contact the WCVM webmaster.

For more information, contact:

Admissions Office, Room 3101
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK   S7N 5B4
Tel: 306-966-7459 • Fax: 306-966-8747
Email: wcvm.admissions@usask.ca