Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
We may collect, use or disclose personal information (including your name, address, telephone number and email address) in order to:
Respond to queries or requests submitted by you
Send you requested information or material, including notices of upcoming events, e-newsletters, or electronic files
Process orders, applications or requests submitted by you
Create services that will better serve you
Tailor or improve features on our websites
Periodically send you emails about news, updates, related events or service information. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can do so by sending us an email with “unsubscribe” in the subject line.
When we collect, use or disclose personal information, we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that it is accurate and complete. If you would like to review, change or delete the details you have given us, please contact us at the address noted at the end of this document.
Your information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred or given to any other organization or company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the information or service requested by the individual, or unless we are legally entitled or required to do so (for example, for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime) or if we believe such action is necessary to protect and/or defend the rights, property or personal safety of our users.
The personal information St. Andrew’s collects shall be limited only to that which is necessary for the purposes identified.
Collection of Non-Personal Information
We may automatically collect non-personal information, such as the type of internet browser you use, or the website or search engine from which you accessed our website. We may also aggregate other demographic information, such as your geographic location. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used in assisting us to better serve you through this website.
We may place a “cookie” on your computer to provide you with a better browsing experience while visiting the Website. “Cookies” are small files stored on your computer’s hard drive in order to identify users and prepare customized web pages for them. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. If you do not want us or others to place “cookies” on your computer, most internet web browsers include a function that will allow you to stop “cookies” from being placed on your computer. Please see your computer’s instruction manual or browser’s help feature on how to do this.
We use the following tools to better understand our users and deliver the best possible updates to the website:
Google Demographics and User Reports for the purpose of Data Collection and understanding users interests.
If you are not comfortable having this information available for our collection, you can disable collection with the following Google provided tools:
Security of Personal Information
We recognize our professional and legal obligations to protect the confidential information of our users. We have implemented technology and policies in order to protect your privacy from unauthorized access and improper use (such as copying, modification, deletion or destruction), and will update these measures as new technology becomes available.
All credit card or banking information (if applicable) is obtained through a secure, third party provider using encryption software.
CanadaHelps, a Canadian registered charity # BN 896568417RR0001, hosts our online donation service. When you make an online donation we ask for personal information including your name; e-mail and mailing addresses; telephone number; credit card number, type, and expiration date. We use this information only for matters related to your online donation. We will maintain your credit card information only for a period reasonably necessary to ensure payment has been received. CanadaHelps is a third party application and its privacy statement for how it also honours the privacy of online transactions can be viewed at its website, canadahelps.org.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide during your visit to such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Requests for Access to Personal Information
You may access your information at any time. If you would like to know what information we hold about you please contact our Privacy Officer. If you discover information that is incorrect or out of date please notify our Privacy Officer as soon as possible so that it can be corrected.
Attention: Privacy Officer
St. Andrew’s Memorial Presbyterian Church
24 Stavebank Road North
Mississauga, Ontario L5G 2T5
Please include your name, address, phone number and email address if applicable.
Please allow 2 – 4 weeks for a response.
This policy was posted January 29 2018.