Charity Republic, as a digital agency, is committed to protecting your privacy and wants you to feel comfortable using our website(s). We will never willfully sell, trade, rent, disclose or make available personally-identifying information about you to any third party without first receiving your permission, except when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or to protect the rights or property of Charity Republic.
Your Privacy Rights
Commencing January 1, 2004, all businesses engaged in commercial activities must comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, http://www.parl.gc.ca/36/2/parlbus/chambus/house/bills/government/C-6/C-6_4/C-6_cover-E.html and the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information, which it incorporates. These obligations extend to Charity Republic. The Act gives you rights concerning the privacy of your personal information. Charity Republic is responsible for the personal information we collect and hold. To ensure this accountability, we have developed this policy, and trained our staff, in order to implement our policies and practices.
Please take a moment to read the following policy statement to understand how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us on the website. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically. Using our website demonstrates your consent to the collection and use of information pursuant to Charity Republic disclosures in this Policy.
Information Collected And How We Use It
We may collect two different types of information including non personally-identifying information, and personal information that you voluntarily supply when utilizing a service offered at this website.
Our site tracking program collects aggregate information about the number of visitors, types of browsers used, Internet Service Providers (ISP) used, visit times and length, pages visit, referring pages and exit pages (commonly known as log files). This information helps us measure popularity, traffic, and effectiveness of various areas of this website, and allows our visitors to have a better experience.
We may collect personal information in order to provide services to our members.
Charity Republic will use the personal information you provide either for the fulfillment of the service request or for internal administration purposes. We may also use certain personal information that you provide or that we may collect in aggregate form to facilitate the development of products and services.
Security of Personal Information
Charity Republic takes all reasonable precautions to ensure that your personal information is kept safe from loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. Among the steps taken to protect your information are:
• premises security;
• restricted file access to personal information;
• technological safeguards such as security software and firewalls to prevent hacking or unauthorized computer access;
• internal password and security policies & proper training of lawyers and support staff in respect to privacy matters.
Access to Your Personal Information
Subject to certain exceptions, you may ask for access to any personal information we hold about you.
Summary information is available on request. More detailed requests which require archive or other retrieval costs may be subject to reimbursement of related expenses, and may require a reasonable period of time to comply with your request
In limited circumstances, Charity Republic may deny access when:
• denial of access is required or authorized by law
• granting access would have an unreasonable impact on other people's privacy;
• the request is frivolous or vexatious.
If we refuse your request for access, or refuse a request to correct information, we will send a letter to you outlining why your request has been denied.
If Charity Republic holds information about you and you establish and advise us that it is not accurate, complete and up-to-date, we will take reasonable steps to amend our records.
Disclosure Of Your Personal Information
Charity Republic will not sell or exchange lists or any other information about our members, with any company outside of Charity Republic, with the exception of those business partners that participate in the requested fulfillment of services such as purchase delivery, online marketing, direct mail and e-mail.
Charity Republic may also give your personal information to its authorized employees, directors, and managers to help the company perform business, technical or professional services. We may also disclose your personal information to government agencies or regulatory authorities when deemed necessary. Of course, Charity Republic will never reveal your personal information to any third party without your prior knowledge and consent, unless the company is required to do so by law.
Charity Republic.com is not directed to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under 13.
If you apply to Charity Republic for a job, we need to consider your personal information supplied with your application, as part of our review process. We may retain information from candidates after a decision has been made, unless you ask us not to retain the information. If we offer you a job, which you accept, the information will be retained in accordance with our privacy procedures for employee records.
Communicating with Us
You should be aware that e-mail is not a 100% secure medium, and you should be aware of this when contacting us to send personal or confidential information.
Requests for Access
If you have any questions, or wish to access your personal information, on file with Charity Republic, please write to: email@example.com.
If you are not satisfied with our response, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada can be reached at:
112 Kent Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 1H3/Telephone # 1-800-282-1376