The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation respects each individual's right to personal privacy. Generally, you can browse through our web site without providing any information about yourself. When we do need your personal information to provide services that you request or when you choose to provide us with your personal information, this policy describes how we collect and use your personal information.
At The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, personal information means any information that may be used to specifically identify an individual, including, but not limited to, name, e-mail address, physical address, occupation, industry, and other information requested when requested in an on-line form.
In general, you can visit The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation web site anonymously. However, there are areas of the site, which require some personal information to enable secure access or to assist us in providing you with specific information.
When personal information is collected, we will inform you at the point of collection the purpose behind collecting the
data. By providing this information, we assume you have given us your consent to collect and use your information in accordance with this policy. If you do not approve our use of personal information as it is outlined in this policy, please do not submit personal information to The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
For online transaction purposes, we ask our donors to provide credit card information, but this is always done in a secure environment. We have implemented industry-accepted encryption processes for the transmission of credit card information, to help keep the information secure, accurate, current and complete.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Your personal information is never shared outside of The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation without your permission. Inside The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, data is stored on managed servers with controlled access. Your information will be stored and processed in Canada.
You have a legal right to full disclosure of any of your personal data that is held by the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. You also have a right to correct any errors to your personal data.
Third Party Sites
The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation web site contains links to other sites. The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation does not share personal information with any of these sites and is not responsible for their content and/or privacy practices.
The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation reserves the right to periodically review and amend this policy. We encourage you to review our policy for changes on a regular basis.
Questions or Suggestions
If you have any questions or concerns about our collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, please e-mail us at info @ ottawacancer.ca.
This document was last updated on August 14, 2009.