Youth Unlimited, Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of its donors, supporters and employees. Because of the various activities Youth Unlimited, Canada is involved in, personal information is often gathered and used. This information is carefully protected.
The definition of "personal information? is information about an identifiable individual as defined in applicable Canadian (including federal, provincial and territorial) privacy legislation.
In general, personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, contact or identify a certain individual. The information may include an individual?s opinions or beliefs, as well as facts about or related to the person. Exceptions usually not considered personal information are business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers published in telephone directories.
Youth for Christ, Canada may gather the following personal information: name, address and other contact information, credit card or bank account information for donation purposes. The information is collected in order to service the customers? needs.
Personal information gathered by Youth for Christ, Canada is kept in confidence. The staff is authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with it for the purpose it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that personal information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. The information is kept only as long as it is needed.
Personal information is collected, used and disclosed only for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in light of the circumstances. The personal information is not sold or rented to other organizations.