Although all reasonable efforts are made to ensure its accuracy, the information on this website is not official and may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC) may also edit, delete or add to the information described in this site at any time without notice.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

CLPNBC is committed to protecting the privacy of people whose personal information is held by CLPNBC through responsible information management practices. Any personal information provided to CLPNBC is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“the Act”) or other applicable legislation.

Personal Information

Personal information collected, used, disclosed and retained by this website is done so under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other relevant legislation. Personal information will only be used by authorized staff to fulfill the purpose for which it was originally collected, or for a use consistent with that purpose unless you expressly consent otherwise. We do not disclose your information to other public bodies or individuals except as authorized by the Act.

Safeguards in place

CLPNBC is obligated to protect your personal information by making reasonable security arrangements against such risks as unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure or disposal. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operating practices as part of CLPNBC's continuing commitment to the protection of personal information it holds. However, you should be aware that no data transmission over the Internet, by wireless device, or over the air, is guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Links to other sites

Visitors should be aware that the CLPNBC website may include links to websites operated by other agencies, non-profit organizations and private businesses. When you link to another site, this Privacy Policy will not apply, however, you may be subject to the Privacy Policy of that new site, if one exists. CLPNBC is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external websites.

Links from third-party sites

CLPNBC cannot control which websites link to the CLPNBC website. Such links should not be construed as an endorsement by CLPNBC.


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In no event will CLPNBC be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this website, or on any other hyperlinked website, including, without limitation, any loss of programs or other data on your computer or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.