College of Opticians of Ontario
On-Line Privacy Policy

The College understands the importance of protecting personal information.  The College created this privacy policy relating only to our online information collection and use practices to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information. The personal information collected will be used by the College in carrying out its regulatory activities only, including updates and requests for input.  Your use of this website will be subject to the most current version of the Privacy Policy at the time of such use.

Why did you receive a mailing from us?
Our email communication is permission based. If you received a mailing from us, our records indicate that (a) you have expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information from the College, in carrying out its regulatory activities only including updates and requests for input ("opt-in"), or (b) you otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings.

If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by unsubscribing, forwarding a copy of that email with your comments to mail@coptont.org for review.

The College mass emails are distributed in bulk and can appear as junk email to some systems. Please do the following:

  • Whitelist Incoming Emails: Upon receipt of a mass emails, while in email add the sender email address to your Safe Senders List

Changing information
How to change your email and hardcopy mail address with the College:

  1. Ensure your current email address is reflected on your annual Registration Renewal Form.
  2. Additionally, you may Visit www.coptont.org (select Resource Room)
    Print a Change of Address Form and indicate the revised email address.

How we protect your privacy
We use appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.

We will not share any information you give us with anyone outside of the College of Opticians of Ontario except when required or permitted by law, and with those suppliers, or agencies that need to have access to the information to provide the services/documentation you have requested. We protect your personal information with appropriate security measures, and we require our suppliers to do the same.

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accidental omissions or incomplete content.