Privacy Policy

Chai Lifeline (Canada) Inc. Privacy Policy

Guiding Principles

Chai Lifeline Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors. We value our donors’ trust and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be open and accountable in our treatment of the Personal Information that you choose to share with us. We do not trade, rent or sell the names of our valued supporters.

The following principles reflect our pledge to safeguard our donors’ Personal Information pursuant to this Privacy Policy.

  1. We are accountable for your Personal Information.

Personal Information” is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. This information includes whether an individual has donated to Chai Lifeline Canada, how much has been donated and an individual’s private contact information. Business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers that are published in telephone directories, are not considered personal information.

We keep the Personal Information that you provide to us in strict confidence.

Our employees sign confidentiality agreements and safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not accessed, disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed. Individuals may access their personal information at any time to ensure that it is correct and current.

We only disclose your information to Chai Lifeline Canada on an as needed basis, to certain service providers to conduct activities on our behalf, or with your consent.  Where we choose to have certain service providers conduct activities on our behalf (such as some fundraising and processing services), we select the service providers very carefully and take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the service provider protects your Personal Information.

  1. We collect, use and disclose personal information for the purposes that we identify to you.

When Chai Lifeline Canada collects Personal Information directly from individuals, Chai Lifeline Canada identifies the purposes for which personal information is collected at or before the time of collection. These purposes include: fundraising, the administration of the donations, providing information about the activities of Chai Lifeline Canada, compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

  1. We collect some non-personally identifiable information through cookies and Pixel Tags.

Cookies are small bits of information that this site places on your computer. We use cookies and Pixel Tags to identify your IP address, browser type, domain name, and specific web pages through which you click.The cookies that are configured by this Site do not contain any sensitive personally identifying information.

Most web browsers allow you to exercise control over cookie files on your computer by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying you when such a file is stored. Please take a look at your particular browser for instructions on this function.

Additionally, we may utilize the following Google Advertising Features:

  • Remarketing With Google Analytics
  • Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting
  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting
  • DoubleClick Platform integrations

You can opt out of any of these features here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

  1. We obtain your consent to collect, use or disclose your Personal Information.

We collect, use or disclose your Personal Information with your permission. Your permission may be expressed orally, in writing or may be implied, and you may give it to us orally, electronically or in writing. You may limit or opt-out of future contact by Chai Lifeline Canada by contacting us at cageneral@chailifeline.org.

  1. We limit the collection of your personal information.

We limit the collection of Personal Information to that which is necessary for the purposes identified. Personal Information will be collected only by fair and lawful means.

  1. We limit the use, disclosure and retention of Personal Information.

Personal Information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with consent or as required by law. Personal Information will be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes. Chai Lifeline Canada does not trade, rent or sell any Personal Information to third parties.

Chai Lifeline Canada’s web pages contain online forms that allow visitors to make a donation. The personal and credit card information provided on these forms is used only to process these donations. Online donations to Chai Lifeline Canada may be processed through a third party.

  1. Accuracy of Personal Information.

We rely on our donors to provide us with accurate Personal Information. To change or modify any Personal Information previously provided to Chai Lifeline Canada, write to us at: Donor Inquiries, Chai Lifeline Canada, 300A Wilson Ave, Toronto, ON M3H 1S8 or send an email to cageneral@chailifeline.org.

  1. We safeguard your Personal Information.

Personal Information is protected with security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.

We use password protocols and secure websites to protect Personal Information we receive when an online donation is made. Our software is routinely updated to maximize protection of such information.

  1. We are open about our privacy practices.

We make our practices relating to the management of Personal Information available to you by posting Chai Lifeline Canada’s Privacy Policy on our websites. You may request a print version of our Privacy Policy by contacting our office at Chai Lifeline Canda, 300A Wilson Ave. Toronto, ON M3H 1S8 or send an email to cageneral@chailifeline.org.

  1. We allow you to access your Personal Information.

You may ask us whether we hold any personal information about you. You can see that information and ensure that it’s accurate by contacting Chai Lifeline Canada, 300A Wilson Ave. Toronto, ON M3H 1S8 or send an email to cageneral@chailifeline.org.

  1. Compliance with our privacy practices.

If you are concerned about Chai Lifeline Canada’s compliance with our Privacy Policy, please contact Chai Lifeline Canada 300A Wilson Ave. Toronto, ON M3H 1S8 or send an email to cageneral@chailifeline.org. We will investigate all complaints. If a complaint identifies a gap in compliance, we will take appropriate steps to remedy the situation, including changing our policies and practices if necessary.

Contacting Chai Lifeline Canada.

Questions, comments and concerns regarding the handling of Personal Information may be directed to the Chai Lifeline Canada 300A Wilson Ave. Toronto, ON M3H 1S8 or send an email to cageneral@chailifeline.org.

For public affairs inquiries, please contact Chai Lifeline Canada’s Communications Department by sending an email to cfried@chailifeline.org.

If you wish to limit or opt-out of future contact by Chai Lifeline Canada, please write to us at write to us at: Donor Inquiries, Chai Lifeline Canada 300A Wilson Ave. Toronto, ON M3H 1S8 or send an email to cageneral@chailifeline.org.