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Member security is important to us. Our priority is to protect the privacy of members' personal information. We use different layers of security technology to ensure the privacy of information transactions across the Internet.
We check your browser to make sure it meets our requirements. Additionally, we only allow those with browsers that use 128-bit encryption (one of the highest forms of security available today) to use our website. This means that you can do your work over the Internet and be assured of privacy.
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan uses VeriSign Global Certificates to ensure the maximum level of security with the least disruption to website users.
You can click the padlock icon in the bottom right corner of your browser to display the VeriSign security certificate information.
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All the browsers we approve provide detailed security information in "Preferences" or "Internet Options" on their menu bar. See your browser's help for more information.
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We encrypt all the messages we send to you during a session. If, for any reason, the encryption security is interrupted, we will terminate your session automatically.
Even with browser validation and encryption, there are other precautions you should take to maximize your protection. You have the responsibility to ensure your security.
Personal information is information that would lead to the identification of a particular person, such as a social insurance number or phone number. Confidential information includes personal information and any other information not publicly disclosed which is of a sensitive or proprietary nature. Do not post personal or confidential information in the Spark Community.
Teachers' is not responsible for any personal or confidential information posted by Employers using the Spark Community. Teachers' will remove posts that contain personal or confidential information. Employers shall indemnify and hold Teachers' harmless for any third party action to the extent such action is based on a claim that a post made by you contains personal or confidential information about or belonging to such third party.
The information contained in the Spark Community is for information distribution and discussion purposes only. We cannot and do not guarantee its applicability or accuracy with regard to your individual circumstances. Teachers' is not responsible for any direct or indirect damages relating to errors, omissions or discrepancies in the Spark Community. In the event of a conflict between the information contained in Teachers' Spark Community and the information contained on Teachers' websites or in employer communications and official plan documents, the information contained on Teachers' websites and in Employers communications and official plan documents will govern. Any comments by or opinions of Employers who engage with Teachers' Spark Community are theirs alone and do not represent the opinions of Teachers' staff or the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board.
We ask that you follow our posting guidelines. Teachers' may delete content that is not related to the purpose of the Spark Community. Non-permissible content includes but is not limited to comments, URLs and hyperlinks that: