A. Collection and Use of Personal Information
Habitat generally collects personal information as necessary to administer our programs and services, including as described below.
1.1 We may collect banking and credit card information to receive and process donations. In addition, we may collect contact information to acknowledge donations and issue tax receipts. We deeply appreciate your financial support. We may contact you to inform you of and to request your support for our future endeavours because you have demonstrated an interest in supporting Habitat’s mission, unless you ask us not to. 1.2 We may collect family and neighbourhood statistics to raise awareness of and increase potential for fundraising and new family applicants. 1.3 We may collect your name, mailing address and email address in order to send you newsletters that you have signed up for. 1.4 We may collect other personal information with your consent or as permitted or required by law.B. Disclosure Of Personal Information Habitat may disclose or transfer personal information as necessary in order to administer its programs and services, including as described below.
4.1 We take reasonable steps to protect personal information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification, regardless of the format in which it is held, including by using: (i) physical security measures, such as locked filing cabinets and restricted access to areas where personal information is stored; (ii) organizational security measures, such as employee training, security clearances and limiting access to a “need-to-know” basis; and (iii) technological security measures, such as passwords and encryption, to prevent unauthorized access to personal information stored on computer systems. 4.2 When disposing of or destroying personal information which is no longer needed, we ensure that appropriate measures are taken regarding the disposal or destruction so as to prevent unauthorized parties from gaining access to the personal information.E. Retention Of Personal Information
F. Access to and Correction of Personal Information
5.1 Habitat is committed to retaining your personal information only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes outlined above, to satisfy legal or regulatory requirements or for the fulfillment legitimate business purposes.
6.1 Habitat may establish and maintain a file of your personal information for the purposes described above, which will be accessible at the address listed below. Upon receipt of a written request, Habitat will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and will give you access to that information, subject to applicable legal restrictions. You will also be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate. In responding to your written request, we may require you to provide sufficient information to permit us to verify your identity before we provide an account of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information, provide access to it, or make corrections. Please forward your request in writing to our Chief Privacy Compliance Officer at the address set out below.G. Questions and Contact Information
7.1 You may direct any questions or complaints concerning Habitat’s handling of personal information to our Privacy Compliance Officer at: ATTENTION: Privacy Compliance Officer HABITAT FOR HUMANITY SOUTH GEORGIAN BAY 155 Sanford Fleming Drive Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 5A6H. Internet Usage
Or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org