BCCAT Mission Statement
The mandate of the British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) is to facilitate admission, articulation and transfer arrangements among B.C. post-secondary institutions. Specifically, the Council encourages institutions to develop policies and practices that facilitate student mobility, the admission process for direct entry and transfer students, and transferability of post-secondary credit courses.
Trade-Mark and Copyright
"BCCAT" is the official mark of the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer, as published by the Registrar of Trade-marks of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission. Information found on this website should not be reproduced without the express written permission of BCCAT.
BCCAT has made every effort to ensure that the information included in its websites (including but not limited to BCCAT.ca, BCTransferGuide.ca and EducationPlanner.ca) is kept as current and accurate as possible. BCCAT consults with post-secondary institutions in BC on a regular basis to keep its data current and accurate. BCCAT cannot be held liable for errors in, or omissions from, its online resources. Each user of BCCAT's websites accepts that BCCAT is not responsible for and expressly disclaims any responsibility, whether express or implied, for the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of the website or for the consequences, whether direct or indirect and whether known or unknown, of using the website or any link from the website to another website or its contents.
Each user of BCCAT's websites expressly accepts that BCCAT is not liable, whether directly or indirectly, to any person or thing including without limitation any corporation, association, or trade union for any damages (including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages) arising out of or in connection with use of, misuse of, or inability to use the web site. All final decisions regarding the individual institution's general and program admission requirements should be confirmed by students with the institution involved. Users of these sites are encouraged to consult institutional calendars and appropriate advisors. Ultimately it is the responsibility of the student to check the accuracy of information with the relevant institution(s). Anyone using the information on this site does so at his or her own risk; any loss arising from the use of information on this website is the sole responsibility of the user.
Information on this site is provided for educational or information purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice.
While every effort is made to verify the information on this site, the site may contain typographical or other errors and should not be assumed to be error free.
Connections to Other Websites
The BCCAT websites contain links to many other websites, including those of institutions that are members of the BC Transfer System. BCCAT is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any information contained on any of these sites. BCCAT is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites. Users are encouraged to review the accuracy, reliability and correctness of information provided.
BCCAT tracks visitors to the websites in order to help make the sites more useful by learning about the number of visitors and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of technology that visitors use. These may include: the internet domain and IP address, the type of browser and operating system, the date and time of a site visit, the pages visited and the address of a referring website if the link was made through that method.
Personal information is not automatically gathered from users. Users may voluntarily submit information for the purpose of creating and maintaining a myEdPlanner account. Account information is not disclosed to anyone except BCCAT personnel who require this information. Information provided to BCCAT is not shared with any third parties without the expressed consent of the individuals involved.
Any personal information provided by users is protected under BC's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Users will be informed when personal information is being collected at the point of collection, along with the rationale.
BCCAT usage reporting software can record the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our web site. No attempt will be made to associate IP addresses with the specific individuals.
Sections of BCCAT's web sites rely on "session" cookies to hold current access details. These cookies are only held in memory while the session is active. As soon as users leave BCCAT web sites, these cookies expire.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, BCCAT has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected.
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