Privacy Policy

Personal Information

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. Exceptions: Information in the public domain is not subject to privacy legislation and as such is not included in this policy.

sisfs.ca is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. Expect any information we collect to be carefully protected and that any use of, or other dealing with, this information is subject to consent.

We consider disclosing information to sign your support for the social innovation and social finance strategy as personal information. We do not disclose information about our supporters without consent.

Privacy Policy

sisfs.ca observes the following practices when collecting, maintaining and using personal information:

Consent

An individual’s consent is required regarding the collection and proposed use of personal information when information is collected. Express consent can be given orally, electronically or in writing. Implied consent is consent that can reasonably be inferred from an individual’s action or inaction. An individual may withdraw their consent to any further collection, use or disclosure of their personal information at any time by giving us reasonable notice.

Limited Collection, Use, Disclosure and Retention

The collection of personal information is limited to that which is relevant and necessary to bring awareness of and support for social innovation and social finance. Personal information shall not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the above purpose.

Cookies

Cookies on sisfs.ca are used anonymously in the following ways:

  • Preserving and expiring visitor sessions on the site
  • Enabling web analytic tools
  • Using Google Analytics – please note that Google Analytics stores its data within the United States of America and is subject to US laws.

You can opt-out of cookies through your browser software, but this may adversely impact site performance. Those wishing to opt out of Google Analytics data collection should use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Security Safeguards

Collected personal information will be kept in confidence. Access to personal information will only be authorized for use for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Sisfs.ca will take reasonable measures to ensure personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up to-date as is necessary.