Cause We Care Foundation and Privacy

Cause We Care Foundation is committed to protecting privacy rights. Cause We Care Foundation gathers and maintains personal information for the purposes of ongoing communication about Supply Drives, fundraising initiatives, programs, services and special events.

Cause We Care Foundation (CWCF) respects your privacy. Any information you provide to CWCF will be used and stored in compliance with British Columbia’s Personal Information and Protection Act (PIPA).

Cause We Care Foundation will not disclose your information without your consent and does not rent, sell or trade personal data about you to third parties.

Privacy and Protection of Personal Information Policy

This Privacy and Protection of Personal Information Policy outlines the policies of Cause We Care Foundation regarding collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.

What is Personal Information?

Personal information means information about an identifiable individual that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact that individual. Personal information excludes the name, position name or title, business telephone number, business address, business email, and business fax number of an individual, as well as any publicly available information such as information available from a public telephone directory or from a public registry.

Identified Purposes

Cause We Care Foundation will, before or at the time personal information is collected, identify the purposes for which the information is collected, used and disclosed. If your personal information is required for any other purpose, you will be notified of the new purpose.

Consent

Cause We Care Foundation will obtain consent from you for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information unless otherwise exempted or permitted by the law. Consent may be expressed, implied or deemed. Requirements for consent to collection, use or disclosure of personal information vary depending on circumstances and on the type of personal information to be collected, used or disclosed.

You may withdraw consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information upon providing 30-day written notice to Cause We Care Foundation. Withdrawal of consent for Cause We Care Foundations collection, use and disclosure of your personal information means that you will no longer receive communications from Cause We Care.

Limiting Collection

Cause We Care Foundation will limit the personal information collected to that information necessary for the purposes identified by the organization.

Use, Disclosure and Retention

Cause We Care Foundation collects, uses, and discloses your personal information generally for the following purposes:

  • To communicate with you regarding Cause We Care Foundation events, supply drives and fundraising initiatives.
  • When you provide your personal information to Cause We Care Foundation through our website, your data is transmitted to a server located within Canada and is subject to Canadian federal laws.

Accuracy

Cause We Care Foundation will take appropriate steps to ensure that the personal information collected is accurate and complete as is necessary for the purposes of which it was collected, used or disclosed. It is your responsibility to contact Cause We Care Foundation to keep your personal information up-to-date.

Safeguards

Cause We Care Foundation will protect your personal information by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Safeguards will vary depending on the sensitivity, location and storage of the personal information.

Accountability, Openness and Access

Cause We Care Foundation is responsible for all personal information under its control. Cause We Care Foundation will make information available to you concerning the policies and practices that apply to the management of your personal data. Cause We Care Foundation will inform you, upon your written request and with appropriate notice, of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and will provide you access to it in accordance with the law.

You may direct any questions or enquiries with respect to Cause We Care Foundation’s privacy policies or practices to the following addresses:

By mail:
Cause We Care Foundation
Attention: Privacy Officer
Suite 412 – 611 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1E1
(604) 222-1997

By email:
info@causewecare.org
Subject: Privacy Policy