This Privacy Policy applies to the New Ventures BC Society (“NVBC”, “we”, “us” or “our”) Venture Learning Platform (VLP), located at and your participation in the VLP courses and/or programs. By accessing and using this VLP, you shall be deemed to have accepted and agreed to the terms hereafter set forth (the “Privacy Policy”). If you do not agree to the Privacy Policy, please do not use this VLP.

The Privacy Policy may be changed from time to time. Changes will be posted on this page and your use of the VLP after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Privacy Policy and all of the changes.

Consent and Information Collection and Use

When you visit the VLP, use the functionality contained therein and/or communicate with us via email, social media or feedback or contact forms located on the VLP, or participate in the courses and/or programs, we may ask for personal information that will be used for purposes set out in the Privacy Policy. Some information is also automatically collected, such as your Internet Protocol (“ IP“) address, your operating system, the browser type, and your activity on the VLP. We treat this information as personal information if we combine it with or link it to any of the identifying personal information mentioned above.

By providing personal information to us, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such personal information as specified in the Privacy Policy. Without limiting the foregoing, we may on occasion ask you to consent when we collect, use, or disclose your personal information in specific circumstances. Sometimes your consent will be implied through your conduct with us if the purpose of the collection, use or disclosure is obvious and you voluntarily provide the information. We do not knowingly collect the personal information from anyone under the major age of consent in the jurisdiction of residence of the individual or determined based on the address of such individual. We may store and process personal information in Canada and other countries.

We may use your personal or account information for the following purposes:

Sharing of Personal Information

We may share your personal information with certain service providers, including without limitation outside, vendors, consultants, judges, mentors, sponsors and credit card or payment processing companies (“ Service Providers“). When we engage Service Providers who manage customer information on our behalf and/or perform services on our behalf, such as conducting surveys, sending communications, or providing mentorship in connection with the VLP, or helping prevent fraudulent transactions, we may share your personal information with such Service Providers under the requirement that such personal information is used only to provide services to us.

We are not responsible for the actions of any independent third parties you may choose to engage with directly, nor are we responsible for any additional information you provide directly to any third parties, and we encourage you to become familiar with their privacy practices before disclosing information directly to any such parties

Rights to Your Information

We strive to ensure that any personal information we retain and use is accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary for the purposes for which we will use it. If our records regarding your personal information are inaccurate or incomplete, we will amend that information at your request.

Aggregated Data

We may also use your personal information. VLP usage statistics and courses and/or programs related statistics to generate Aggregated Data for internal use and for sharing with others on a selective basis. “ Aggregated Data” means records which have been stripped of information potentially identifying customers or users, and which have been manipulated or combined to provide generalized, anonymous information. Your identity and personal information will be kept anonymous in Aggregated Data.


The VLP may contain links to websites. The Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of linked websites prior to providing them with personal information. Their privacy policies and practices may differ significantly from our policies and practices.

Change of Ownership or Business Transition

In the event of a change of ownership or other business transition, such as a merger, acquisition or sale of our assets, your information may be transferred in accordance with applicable privacy laws.


We will strive to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, however, no data transmission, including over the Internet, by wireless device or over the air, is guaranteed to be 100% secure. We will continue to enhance security procedures as new technologies and procedures become available. Please remember that you control what personal information you provide while using the VLP and/or participating in the courses and/or programs. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any personal information provided in connection with the use of the VLP and/or your participation in the courses and/or programs. We cannot guarantee, or assume any responsibility for verifying, the accuracy of the personal information or other information provided by any third party. You release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such personal information or other information of others.

Opting Out

You may wish to opt out of receiving certain information and marketing or promotional materials from NVBC. You may do so by contacting us