Privacy policy

Our group is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals and recognizes the need of concerned citizens, interested parties or volunteers for the appropriate management and protection of any personal information which you agree to provide to us

Our Privacy Management Plan includes guidelines on the collection, storage, use and retention of your personal information as follows:

Collection : The organization collects personal information about individuals (volunteers, those who email us, etc.) in order to better manage it’s business. The group will make all reasonable efforts to fully inform such individuals about the planned use/disclosure of this information. The organization will limit the collection and use of personal information to that required for valid business purposes or to comply with legislation.

Accuracy: The organization will make every reasonable effort to ensure the personal information it collects and uses is accurate and complete. Individuals providing personal information will have the opportunity to review and correct their personal information, and on written request by an individual to whom the information relates, the organization will modify the information as required.

Storage : The organization will store personal information using hard copy and/or electronic means in such a way as to prevent unauthorized collection, access, use, disclosure or disposal of the personal information.

Retention : The organization will establish a retention period for all personal information collected.

Disclosure: The organization will not disclose personal information unnecessarily to volunteers or any third party, unless the affected individual consents.

Access : The organization promotes individuals’ right of access to personal information about themselves, and will provide access to their information upon request. Access will be provided according to established procedures.

In addition to the care our group takes directly, the group uses third party hosted IT solutions for its web site and email correspondence.  The data may not reside within Canada – and may be subject to laws of other governing jurisdictions.