Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is committed to protecting the confidentiality of personal information, in accordance with the principles set out in the Canadian Privacy Act as well as those enacted by the Government of Quebec’s privacy legislation, Law 25.
The policy and practices describe how Development and Peace – Caritas Canada collects, uses, retains and protects personal information in the course of its activities.
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of donors, supporters, members, partners, staff and other persons connected with the organization, in accordance with applicable privacy principles.
This policy also applies to all pages of the Development and Peace – Caritas Canada website and to all information contained therein. However, it does not apply to pages posted by other organizations to which we may refer and whose privacy policies may differ from ours.
By accessing, visiting or using the Development and Peace – Caritas Canada website (devp.org/en), you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy.
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is responsible for the information collected, including information entrusted to a third party for processing. The Organization ensures that information entrusted to a third party remains confidential and provides that information with a comparable level of protection.
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada collects and uses the following personal information only with the consent of the individuals concerned:
The collection of this information allows us, among other things, to:
By subscribing to the Development and Peace – Caritas Canada newsletter, you agree to receive regular communications by e-mail regarding our Organization and our activities.
You can stop receiving our communications or solicitations at any time. We invite you to write to us at email@example.com specifying the means of communication that we used to reach you.
Access to information is limited to a restricted group of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada employees, volunteers, ad hoc advisors or subcontractors specially assigned for that purpose, and only in the performance of their duties. In addition to agreeing to keep the information confidential, these people must sign a form to that effect.
The accuracy of personal information is important to us. It must be as accurate, complete and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used. We invite you to notify us of any changes at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us toll-free at 1-888-234-8533.
We ensure that our policies and practices are understandable and easy to access. We welcome all requests for information or clarification.
Upon request, an individual may obtain, within a reasonable time, information about his or her personal file, how it is used, and whether it has been disclosed to third parties. It will also be possible to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.
We may ask the person concerned for identifying information so that we can inform him or her of the existence, use and disclosure of personal information. The information thus provided must be used for that purpose only.
Personal information is protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
We guarantee that:
We keep personal information secure for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, and for as long as required by law.
We make information about our policies and practices regarding the management of personal information readily available to everyone. A concerned individual may address a challenge concerning compliance with this policy in writing.
You may obtain information about our policies and practices by mail or e-mail by contacting the person responsible for the protection of personal information at the address below:
Carl Hétu, Executive Director
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada
555, René-Lévesque Blvd. West, 8th floor, Montreal (QC) H2Z 1B1
You may contact our Privacy Officer at email@example.com or by telephone toll-free at 1 888 234-8533.
If you are not satisfied with our response, you may file a complaint with the Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec on the Commissioner’s website at http://www.cai.gouv.qc.ca
All donations and contributions, whether made online, by telephone or by mail, are non-refundable. If you accidentally make the same donation twice, please contact us.
Monthly donors can cancel future donations by contacting us.
Contact us by e-mail (please include your full name, address, postal code and telephone number) at: firstname.lastname@example.org or toll-free at 1 888 234-8533.
Last policy update: September 2023