4405 South Park Drive Stony Plain AB T7Z 2M7 lightupyourlifesociety@gmail.com 780-962-8503

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Light Up Your Life Tri-Community Palliative/Hospice Care Society (“the Society”) at www.lightupyourlifesociety.org.  Protecting your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose personal information you may have provided while accessing this website (the “Site”).

Acceptance of our Privacy Policy

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and the terms and conditions posted on the Site.  By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

What personal information we collect and why we collect it

“Personal information” means any information that could be used to identify an individual.  This may include such items as your name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address.

How we collect your personal information and what we collect

We collect personal information directly from you when you provide it to us, including contact information (such as name, address, telephone number, and email address) and tax receipt information.

We also automatically collect information when you access our Site.  This information does not contain any personally identifiable information and is collected to help us serve our visitors better.  Examples of information we may automatically collect are:

  • Your computer’s operating system, internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, your location;
  • Your usage time, language, the website that referred you and activity on our Site;
  • Data that is uploaded and transferred; and
  • User interaction such as clicks throughout the Site.

How we use and disclose your personal information

We may use and share your personal information with third parties for the following purposes:

  • Contacting and corresponding with you;
  • Facilitating your registration as a volunteer;
  • Accepting and processing donations;
  • Issuing tax receipts to donors;
  • Communicating with you about future fundraising events and other news;
  • Recognizing our volunteers, donors and sponsors publicly for their contributions (for example, publication of donor recognition lists, posting of donor plaques, etc.);
  • Helping us determine how you use our Site so that we can optimize your experience; and
  • Generating statistics to measure and analyze the Site’s activities.

Volunteers, donors and sponsors may opt out of receiving news or being recognized publicly – see the “opt-out” section below.

There may be times we may disclose personal information without consent when required to do so by law (for example subpoenas, search warrants, and other government or legal orders).

Analytics and Cookies

We use analytics and cookies to help us better understand how you use our Site. You can control your cookies and other technology preferences by going to your browser settings and tools.  Please note, if you disable cookies, some areas of the Site may not function properly.

Third Party Access

Our Site may be linked to other websites.  If you choose to donate online through the Site, you will be redirected to the PayPal website.  You may also donate to the Society through such organizations as Canada Helps (https://www.canadahelps.org) and the Benevity Causes Portal (https://causes.benevity.org).  Third party websites maintain their own privacy policies.  We encourage you to review the privacy policies of all sites that you visit, including those whose links are provided, so that you can understand how those sites collect, use, and disclose your personal information, with particular attention paid to the collection and use of credit card information.  We are not responsible for the privacy policies, content, or data handling practices on other websites.  The Society’s Privacy Policy does not extend beyond our Site.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Opt-Out

You may withdraw your consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice.  If you wish to limit or withdraw your consent, please contact us using the information provided in the Contact Us section below.

How we keep your personal information

We strictly protect the confidentiality of all personal information that we collect.  We do not sell, trade, or lease this information.  We have in place reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, modification, disclosure, or destruction.

Your personal information will be retained only as long as necessary to serve our purposes or as required by law.  Information no longer needed will be securely disposed of or destroyed.

How you can access or correct your personal information

If you wish to verify, correct, or update any of your personal information, you may contact us using the contact information provided in the Contact Us section below.

Changes to Privacy Policy

From time to time, we review our policies and procedures.  Be sure to check back regularly for updates on our Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practice or this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at:

Light Up Your Life Tri-Community Palliative/Hospice Care Society
4405 South Park Drive
Stony Plain AB T7Z 2M7
Telephone:  780-962-8503
Email:  lightupyourlifesociety@gmail.com

 

Last update of this Privacy Policy:  October 2019