Ecotrust Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information collected from its community partners, clients, employees, funders, and all other stakeholders. We know that trust is fundamentally important to the work we do, and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that you share with us.
During the course of our various projects and activities, we gather and use personal or confidential information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of or other dealing with this information is subject to consent. Our privacy practices are designed to achieve this.
What is Personal and Confidential Information?
Personal and confidential information is any information recorded in any form, both fact and opinion, that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. It does not include business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories.
Confidentiality and Security
Personal information gathered by our organization is kept in confidence. Our personnel are authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or inadvertently destroyed.
We collect, use and disclose personal information only for the purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in light of the circumstances. We offer individuals we deal with the opportunity to opt not to have their information shared for purposes beyond those for which it was explicitly collected
Website and Electronic Commerce
We use password protection and encryption protocols to protect personal and other information we receive online. Our software is routinely updated to maximize protection of such information.
We use Google Analytics on this website for insight into our visitors and to improve the effectiveness of our communications. This information does not include any specific, personally identifying data.
We welcome enquiries and appreciate feedback about how we can improve our service to our funders and stakeholders. If you have any questions regarding privacy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.