Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement outlines United Way’s commitment to respecting the privacy of personal information of individual persons and explains how we collect, use, protect and disclose personal information. This includes any person accessing this site http://showyourlocallove.ca.

This statement governs the activities of this site. While all United Ways share a commitment and respect for personal information privacy, details on how each United Way does so can be obtained by contacting the United Ways individually.

Our Commitment to Protecting Your Privacy

United Way embraces the principles of the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information and will control the collection, use, and disclosure and disposal of personal information in keeping with those principles.

United Way recognizes that we rely on the support of hundreds of thousands of individuals who engage with us in support of their community. We recognize that information is precious, and our supporters trust us to treat their information with respect for their privacy and a commitment to protecting the confidentiality of data. It is essential that we protect the privacy of the personal information individuals may choose to share with us or that we may gather by other lawful means.

What is Personal Information?

Personal information refers to information about an identifiable individual, but excludes certain business contact information, specifically name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
The areas in which United Way collects and uses personal information in accordance with this website are principally, but not limited to:

Community: United Way gathers and uses personal information to keep individuals informed about relevant United Way activities and work.

Donations: United Way will collect and use personal information necessary to process donations and payments, issue tax receipts, confirm renewal of giving and maintain a donation history, keep donors informed about giving opportunities and the work of United Way, acknowledge and recognize donations, and comply with federal and provincial regulatory guidelines and reporting requirements.