The Mount’s Commitment to Privacy

Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to providing our faculty, staff, students, and visitors with websites that respect their privacy. The Mount’s websites do not gather personal information from you (i.e. name, phone number or email address) unless you provide it voluntarily in an online form or email. The Mount and/or University employees will only use this information for the explicit purpose for which it was given. We will not sell, rent or share your personal information with anyone.

Mount Saint Vincent University subscribes to Google Analytics which analyses data collected by our web servers about the number of visitors to our website, length of stay, pages visited, referring site (if any), general geographic location and the type of browser used (desktop, mobile and operating system). The information collected informs continuous improvement efforts to better the experience of those who visit us online. The Mount makes no attempt to link the aggregate data collected with personal information of individual visitors. In some cases, the Internet domain or IP address of visitors could allow for individual identification, depending on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider. If this concerns you, you may wish to ask them about their policies and practices.

Mount Saint Vincent University encourages visitors to share their feedback so we may make future improvements on usability and function. Feedback is collected via an online form within the Mount’s content management system hosted internally on Mount servers.


The Mount’s website ( is a public resource for information. Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained in this website, Mount Saint Vincent University does not and cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content thereof, though it is intended to be correct and up-to-date. Anyone using the information obtained from or through this website is doing so at her/his own risk, thereby releasing the Mount from accepting any and all responsibilities and/or liabilities for any person or persons who may suffer loss or damage by its use. Only official documents published by Mount Saint Vincent University are authoritative.


A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of your computer via your Internet browser. The cookie will not relay personal information, and as they are only text files, cookies cannot run, search or transmit information. Mount Saint Vincent University uses cookies to help us provide you personalized services or content. We also use cookies to help measure and aggregate user traffic to help us better understand when to update, change or offer new services. Mount Saint Vincent University and third party advertising providers used by the Mount may use cookies when serving advertisements as it provides us with details as to the performance of these advertisements and the content therein. If you are concerned about the use of cookies, you can refer to the help information in your browser software for information on how to disable cookies. If you wish to delete cookies from your machine, consult your browser’s help files for instructions on how to do so.

Third-Party Websites

Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount) does not control any third party website(s) and is therefore not responsible for the content of any linked website(s) or any link contained in any linked website(s). The Mount provides such links only as a convenience, and the inclusion in this website of any link does not imply endorsement, investigation, or verification by Mount Saint Vincent University of the linked website(s) or information contained therein.