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Fundraising Privacy Policy  

ErinoakKids is dedicated to supporting best practices in fundraising to support our mission and vision.  Our success is contingent on our relationship with our donors, sponsors, and the greater community.   

If you wish to limit or alter the number or timing of any contact that you receive, please phone us at 1-905-855-2690 x4353 to discuss your preferences. We value all of our supporters and are committed to establish their communication preference with ErinoakKids 

We do not trade, rent or sell the names of our valued supporters.  

If you wish to be removed from our fundraising list(s) at any time, please contact us at 905-855-2690 (toll free 1-877-374-6625) extension 4353 or email: fundraising@erinoakkids.ca. 

Guiding Principle  

ErinoakKids is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its constituents (employees, donors and other stakeholders). ErinoakKids has taken the necessary actions to ensure that information in any format (paper or electronic) is protected so that the relationship of trust between the constituent and ErinoakKids is upheld.  

Accountability for Personal Information
As part of our commitment to our donors, key stakeholders, and greater community, we make our practices in relation to the management of personal information for the purpose of fundraising available to you by positing this Policy on our web site. If you have further questions, please send an email to fundraising@erinoakkids.ca
 
Identifying Purposes for the Collection of Personal Information

"Personal information" is defined as any information that can be used to identify a specific individual.  This includes but is not limited to: previous giving history, home or business contact information (names, telephone numbers, emails, etc.) and any information that is publically available through the public domain.   

All personal information is held in the strictest confidence and appropriate safeguards are put in place so that information is not accessed, disclosed or shared other than for its intended purpose. We ensure that the integrity of all personal data is maintained and put in appropriate measures to prevent its loss or destruction. Individuals may access their personal information and contact preferences to ensure that it is accurately captured. 

Obtaining Consent for the Collection, Use or Disclosure of Personal Information
ErinoakKids collects, uses, or discloses your personal information with your permission.  Permission may be obtained in the following ways: verbal, in writing, or implied.  In addition, you may also provid it to us vi a third party verbally, electronically, or in writing. 
Limiting Collection, Use, Disclosure, and Retention of Personal Information

We limit the collection of personal information to only information that is necessary for the purpose of fundraising. Personal information will be collected according to the policies and guidelines and the latest legislated guidelines for non-profit organizations. 

Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with consent, or as required by law. Personal information will be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes. ErinoakKids does not trade, rent, or sell any personal information to third parties. 

ErinoakKids only discloses your information to the following persons: 

  • Certain service providers that conduct activities on our behalf (as described below); 
  • Other registered charities when we conduct joint fundraising activities with them; 
  • Law enforcement or Canada Revenue Agency officials if it relates to a criminal investigation, alleged illegal activity, or as required by law; 
  • Other persons with your consent. 
Ensuring Accuracy of Personal Information
ErinoakKids relies on our donors to provide us with the latest accurate personal information.  Please contact us to update your information by phone 905-855-2690 (toll free 1-877-374-6625) extension 4353 or email fundraising@erinoakkids.ca
Compliance with ErinoakKids Privacy Policy
If you have questions or concerns about ErinoakKids' fundraising program's Privacy Policy and Procedures, please send an email to fundraising@erinoakkids.ca

A nominal administration fee, in accordance with CRA Fundraising Guidelines, is applied to donations in order to cover the operational costs associated with fundraising. Charitable Registration Number: 11890 1446 RR0001