We are committed to respecting your online privacy, and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) that you choose to share with us. In this regard, your visits to our website can take place anonymously, without any requirement to supply us with Personal Information.
Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual as well as any other information about that individual, that is recorded in any form or that is unrecorded.
Our Use of Your Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with your Personal Information when you visit our website (for example, when you decide to make a donation or subscribe to our newsletter), we may use that Personal Information as follows:
a) to identify you;
b) to establish and maintain a responsible relationship with you;
c) to communicate with you;
d) to receive donations from you;
e) to otherwise know you, so that we can better understand the information that may be of interest to you;
f) to provide services and/or products to you;
g) to protect you and us against error and fraud;
h) to manage and develop our businesses and operations; and
i) to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Any Personal Information that you choose to provide to us may be disclosed by us as follows:
a) to a third party who requires such information in order to assist us in our administration and/or general business operations; or
b) to a third party who requires such information in order to assist us in providing services and/or products to you; or
c) to a third party where such disclosure is required or permitted by law.
Except for these purposes, we do not ‘sell’, ‘rent’ or otherwise distribute Personal Information to any third party.
Retention and Security Safeguards
If you choose to provide us with your Personal Information, we will:
a) retain that Personal Information only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes for which it was provided; and
b) protect that Personal Information through the use of security safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of that Information.
At any time, you can request access to the Personal Information that you have provided to us and that we still retain. Upon receiving such a request, we will:
a) inform you about what type of Personal Information we have on record or under our control, how it is used and to whom it may have been disclosed,
b) provide you with access to your Personal Information, so that you can review and verify its accuracy and completeness and request updates, and
c) update your Personal Information as requested by you.
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Effective Date: March 1, 2012