The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa Privacy Practices

The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its donors, employees and other stakeholders. The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa values the trust of those we deal with and of the public, and recognizes that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that is shared with us.

During the course of our various projects, programs and activities, the Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa may gather and use personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected. The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa’s privacy practices are designed to achieve this.

As a regular course of business, The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa will provide specific details of its endowment fund upon request. We will not share any information with respect to our donors or other contributors. Anonymity is available as requested.

What is Considered Personal Information?

Personal information is anything that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual, such as a person’s name, address, birth date, e-mail address and phone number. Your personal information will not be rented, sold or shared with any third party.

Our Privacy Practices

Personal information gathered by the Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa is kept in confidence. The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa staff and volunteers are authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Personal information will only be collected and used by authorized staff consistent with the activities of the Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa. We take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed. We collect and use personal information only for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in light of the circumstances.

Website and Electronic Commerce

The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa uses password protocols, encryption software and firewalls to ensure privacy and to protect personal and other information we may receive online. Our e-commerce software is hosted by IATS and we can provide details regarding the security and privacy characteristics upon request.

The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of those who use our website. We do not disclose information about individual visits to www.eldercarefoundation.ca. Neither do we provide the information given to us on our website to outside companies. The information we collect is used to improve and enhance the content and services of the website.

Contact Information

Questions, concerns or complaints relating to the Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa’s privacy practices or the treatment of personal information, should be e-mailed to: adam.nihmey@eldercarefoundation.ca and include “Privacy” in your subject line. Alternately, you can phone us at 613 866 0924, or inquiries can be sent in writing to:

The Eldercare Foundation of Ottawa
P.O. Box 65028
Ottawa ON K2G 5Y3

Further information on privacy and your rights in regard to your personal information may be found on the website of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada at www.privcom.gc.ca.

You can also contact:

Office of the Privacy Commission of Canada
112 Kent Street
Ottawa Ontario K1A 1H3Click here to add your own text