The Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan (the ‘Foundation’), is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its employees, donors, sponsors, volunteers and other stakeholders. The Foundation values the trust of our stakeholders, partners and the public at large. Maintaining this trust requires that the Foundation be transparent and accountable in how the Foundation treats the information that is shared with the Foundation.
The Foundation adheres to the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethical Standards and also complies with the Donor Bill of Rights.
- Accountability – the Foundation is responsible for personal/business information under its control or custody, including information which it may transfer to third parties for processing.
- Accuracy – Personal/business information must be as accurate, complete and up to date as necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
- Safeguards – the Foundation is responsible for the protection of personal/ business information against risk of loss, theft, damage and/or unauthorized access; refers to a combination of policies, procedures, practices and technologies.
- The Foundation collects the following information from donors:
- Donor name, address, contact number(s) and email address
- Name of institution or organization donating
- Amount donated and/or history of donation
- Area that the donor wants his/her donation to be designated
- Identifying Purposes for Data Collected – Before, or at the time of collection, the Foundation will identify the purposes for which personal information is collected, used, disclosed, transferred and retained. The Foundation collects personal information only for the following purposes:
- To process donations;
- To issue tax receipts;
- To provide recognition and thank donors for their contributions;
- To keep our donors informed about the programs, services and activities of the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and the Foundation, including the use of their contributions; and
- To ask individuals and organizations for their support for our mission.
- Limiting Collection of Information – The recording of information will be limited to only what is necessary to meet the intended purposes identified by the Foundation. As much as possible, personal information will be collected directly from the individual; however, the Foundation may also record information from other sources in support of its mission.
- Limiting use, disclosure and retention – Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected. From time to time, the Foundation may engage third parties who assist with fundraising activities. These parties will be bound by appropriate agreements or other requirements to protect the confidentiality of any personal information they may receive. (The Foundation does not sell, trade, rent or lease our donor or prospective donor lists.)
- Openness – The Foundation will make available directly to individuals, specific information about its policies and practices related to the management of personal information. This information will also be made available publicly.
- Access – At any time and upon request, the Foundation will inform an individual of the existence, use and disclosure of his or her personal information and will give the individual access to that information. In certain situations the Foundation may not be able to provide access to all the information it holds and will provide reasons for those exceptions.
- Opt-Out or Change Contact information – The donor may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all and can opt-out at any time. The donor may also update their contact information to ensure they continue to receive communications as intended by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us at 1-844-735-5590.
- Website Privacy – The Foundation does not collect personal information about visitors to our website. The Foundation collects and stores the name of the domain from which the visitor accesses the Internet, the date and time of access and the Internet address of the website from the link to our site. This information is used to measure the number of visitors to different pages of our site and helps the Foundation make our site more useful to others.