Privacy Policy

Skate To Great is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information. Therefore, we follow the principles of the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information.

Personal Information

Personal information is information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual.

Personal information we collect

The personal information that Skate To Great Program generally collects includes: name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, donation amount, banking or credit card information. We handle personal information in accordance with this policy.

How we use your personal information

Personal information may be provided to us through correspondence, online donations, pledge cards, conference or meeting registrations, or other forms of communication. Such information may be recorded for the purpose of processing and receipting a donation, distributing a donation to a Member or other registered charity, recognizing a contribution, registering your participation in a conference, meeting, or other event, or responding to your information requests.

Sharing your personal information

Personal information may also be communicated to our Members according to the stated purpose for which you provided the information. This policy applies to the handling of personal information by Skate To Great Program whether such information is provided directly by you or through generic forms or processes under our auspices. If you provided information in relation to an activity of, or a donation to, your local Skate To Great Program, you may also wish to consult with your local Skate To Great Program for further details of local policies or practices.

Skate To Great Program will not provide or share your personal information with third parties unless:

  1. You authorize us to share the information;
  2. Sharing the information is necessary to process a donation, for example, to process a credit card transaction; or
  3. We are required by law.
Privacy Practices

You may withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information at any time by contacting the Privacy Officer (breaktheice@skatetogreat.org) and, subject to any legal constraints, we will comply with your request within a reasonable time, the Skate To Great Program has in place measures to respect the confidentiality of personal information and protects personal information by safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Access to personal information is granted only to those employees and authorized volunteers and agents whose duties so require for Skate To Great purposes.

Online Properties and Electronic Commerce

When you use our online properties we do not collect your email address unless you specifically provide it to us with a donation or information request. Our e-store and donation sites are third party providers which use industry standard secure payment services for transactions. Our sites use “cookies” (small files containing information to track a visit) in a session limited way. These temporary files enhance your ability to use our sites and do not typically remain on your computer after the session ends. Your browser can be set so that it does not accept cookies. If you set your browser to turn off cookies, some areas of our sites may not function properly.

Access to your information

You are entitled to know whether we hold personal information about you, see that information and ensure that it is accurate. Personal information is maintained at the central offices of the Skate To Great Program at the address below. If you would like to access your personal information, or have any questions about the protection of your privacy, please contact:

Privacy Officer

Skate To Great Program

875 Don Mills Road

Toronto, ON M3C 1V9

breaktheice@skatetogreat.org

You may register a privacy-related complaint by contacting the Privacy Officer. We will investigate all complaints and take appropriate action.