Privacy Policy

November 2018

Introduction

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation adheres to the highest standards of accountability and adheres to all legislative requirements with respect to protecting the privacy of personal information.  St. Mary’s follows the Association of Fundraising Professional’s Donor Bill of Rights. In addition, employees and volunteers of St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation adhere to a strict Confidentiality Agreement.

We do not rent, sell or trade our donor’s personal information under any circumstances.  The information you provide is used to keep you informed of Foundation and Hospital news, events, funding needs, volunteer opportunities and requests for donations.

If at any time you wish to be removed from our mailing lists, simply contact us by phone at 514.734.2694/fondation.stmary@ssss.gouv.qc.caand we will gladly accommodate your request.

Personal Information

By submitting personal information, you agree that we may collect and use such personal information in accordance with this privacy policy and the privacy preferences you have made known to us and as permitted or required by law. Subject to legal and contractual requirements, you may refuse or withdraw your consent to certain of the identified purposes at any time by contacting us.

Your personal information is stored – both electronic and otherwise – in secure locations in accordance with the highest standards identified by generally accepted Canadian accounting practices and our related Financial Institutions.

We make every reasonable effort to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control. Our security policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary.

Only certain authorized employees of St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation have access to your personal information in accordance with a strict Confidentiality Agreement and the Association of Fundraising Professional’s Donor’s Bill of Rights.

We operate secure data networks protected by industry standard firewalls and password protection systems. Credit card information is processed using industry-standard encryption and security and in compliance with PCI standards and Canadian Merchant and Banking laws.

Upon written request, subject to certain exceptions, St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation will inform you of the existence and use of your personal information and will give you access to that information.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY 
St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation reserves the right to modify or supplement this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make a change to this Privacy Policy, we will post such change on our websites and make such revised policy and change available upon request.