Privacy Policy

This privacy policy covers the website


Pictou County Careers is not responsible for the accuracy and currency of the information and advertisements submitted to us by Employers for posting.  It remains the responsibility of Employers and prospective employees to independently verify the accuracy and currency of all information and advertisements submitted to or posted on upon which such Employer or prospective employee relies or intends to rely.

What information do we collect?

For the use of the Pictou Regional Development Agency may collect the following information:

  • Business Name
  • Businesses primary phone number
  • Businesses primary Location and mailing address
  • Business Description
  • Type of business conducted
  • First and last name of contact person(s)
  • Contact person(s) email address  

Information We Receive:

What do we use your information for?

The Pictou Regional Development Agency requires the above information to setup your company profile.  A company profile is required to post career opportunities on the website

How do we protect your information?

PRDA personnel are authorized to access such information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure that the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed.

To prevent any unauthorized access to your personal information, PRDA has installed computer and network security, including firewall, encryption and password protection processes as well as anti-virus software on all of its workstations. Only authorized staffs have access to such information stored on our computer system. Hard copies of any such information are not kept.


What are cookies?

A “cookie” is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Does Pictou county Careers use cookies?

Yes, like most web sites, Pictou County Careers uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide additional services. Cookies help us keep a record of your preferences, like whether you want the website to remember member passwords. Without cookies, Pictou County Careers wouldn’t be able to remember each users preferences. We may also use cookies to provide advertising more relevant to your interests. Information collected is anonymous and not resold or reused.

We’ve been told most users don’t want to re-set their computers every time they log on. If you don’t want to receive cookies you can change your browsers to notify you when cookies are sent and then refuse cookies from certain web sites (or altogether). You can also delete cookies from your browser. Pictou County Careers’s search engine does work without cookies, but you will lose some functionality if you choose to disable cookies.

Do we disclose information to outside parties?

The Pictou Regional Development Agency does not share the above information with outside parties.  The information is made public on the website via your Employer Profile. This is your businesses profile and once you are registered it is yours to edit, update and maintain. 

Terms of Use

All participants are asked to be aware of Terms of Use. 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

At anytime the Pictou Regional Development Agency may make changes, without notification, to privacy policy for  It is the responsibility of each business owner to check regularly on what the current privacy policy includes.  

Contacting Pictou Regional Development Agency

If you believe any of the information PRDA holds on your business is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at the following address: we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.