Privacy Policy

Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough Privacy Policy – February 2006

Policy

The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its staff, clients, volunteers and donors maintaining the confidentiality of their personal information
Personal information may be provided to us through correspondence, donations or other forms of communication. Such information may be recorded for the purpose of processing and receipting a donation, recognizing a contribution, registering participation in a conference, meeting or other event, or responding to information requests.

Purpose

Under the Federal Privacy Act, The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough is required to have a Privacy Policy to describe our use and protection of personal information. This will be posted to our web site and made available to all staff. It covers collection of personal information through our Volunteer Intake Process as well as governs our relationship with our clientele and the general public.

Privacy Officer

The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough Privacy Officer shall be the Executive Director. The Privacy Officer is responsible for ensuring that the Privacy Legislation is complied with through the ongoing review of our information systems and procedures.

The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough will not provide or share any personal information with third parties unless:

  • We are authorized in writing by the donor to do so;
  • The information is necessary to process a donation (i.e. to process a credit card transaction); or,
  • We are required to do so by law.

Procedure

All donations forms shall include a reference to our policy.
The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information. The information you provide us may be used to assist in the proper administration and acknowledgement of your gift, to issue tax receipts, and to fulfill your information requests.
The material shall also provide contact information for donor enquiries.

If you have any questions about the privacy policy, please feel free to contact:
Privacy Officer
The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough
159 King Street, Suite 204.
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2R8
Tel 705-748-9455
Fax 705-748-9455