What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
When applying to volunteer, you will be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone numbers, age range, t-shirt size, emergency contact information, and skills that apply to your application.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, and apply in the following ways:
- evaluate your application to volunteer,
- call you in regards to your application,
- email you in regards to volunteer meetings,
How do we protect visitor information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
Do we use 'cookies'?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies, it is likely that most features will not function properly.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
We do, however, use a third party to handle authentication (sign-up and sign-in) and authorization. They store OAuth tokens and data from providers (Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook), and email/password combos if you chose that method.
Third party links
We do not display advertisements on our website and do not plan to in the future.
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We don't honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. We don't honor them because: we don't want to or know how to track users.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
No, we do not. Nor de we plan to in the future.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should we detect that a data breach has occurred:
- notify our users via email immediately via email and in site notifications
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada