Privacy policy

Last update: February 4th, 2014

Breakfast Club of Canada (“Breakfast Club” or “we”) respect the privacy of your personal information and are committed to protecting it and using it solely for the purpose for which it was collected. The objective of this policy is to inform you of our privacy practises.

 

1. SCOPE AND APPLICATION
2. WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
3. WHY WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION
4. HOW IS THE INFORMATION STORED AND COMMUNICATED
5. SECURITY
6. HYPERLINKS AND THIRD PARTIES
7. GENERAL INFORMATION

 

1. SCOPE AND APPLICATION

This policy applies to all information collected by Breakfast Club through its corporate website www.breakfastclubcanada.org, and through the websites and microsites to which it is associated, such as www.heplthemshine.ca and www.breakfastclubcanada.org/bighearts (the « Websites »), when you visit the Websites, use their functionalities and make a donation.

 

2. WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

  • information willingly provided by users

When you chose to provide your name and email address, or address and postal code, in order to receive communications by email or mail from Breakfast Club, Breakfast Club only collects and uses this information for the sole purpose of sending you information and communications regarding Breakfast Club’s campaigns and initiatives. At any time, you may withdraw your consent to receive these messages by following the opt-out mechanism to this effect.

 

When you chose to make a donation through the Websites, Breakfast Club collects your name, address, postal code, email address and the four last numbers of the credit card used to make the donation. Breakfast Club use this information for the sole purposes of identification of the donators and to send them their tax receipt, once the donation is completed, in compliance with the applicable regulations. The company through which website the transaction of donation will be completed, BlackBaud, is the only entity who use the complete information regarding the credit card you use.

 

In some cases, Breakfast Club may use tracking technologies in ways that identify you personally, but only after you have entered personal information into a form or data field on the Websites. We may use tracking technologies to remember your personal preferences and selections.

 

Breakfast Club may sometimes collect personal information that you willingly provide when you inform us of any problem regarding the Websites.

 

  • information automatically collected

Breakfast Club may collect information about your computer or other electronic device when you visit the Websites and use our online resources. This information may include your browser type, date and time of your request and information provided by tracking technologies. In no case, Breakfast Club will combine this information with personal information which may lead to identify you personally.

 


3. WHY WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION

This information is collected and used notably for the following reasons:

  • to send you information and communications regarding Breakfast Club’s campaigns and initiatives, when you have provided your consent;
  • to collect your donation, identify you as a donators and send you your tax receipt once the donation has been completed;
  • to identify you as a donator in our summary of activities in order to thank you, you may ask the removal of your name from the publication at any time;
  • to address any problems which are brought to our attention;
  • to evaluate and improve the content of the Websites for it to be better adapted and more interesting for users.

Personal information we collect is used solely for the purpose for which it was collected.

 


4. HOW IS THE INFORMATION STORED AND COMMUNICATED

Breakfast Club keeps personal information for a period of time it deems reasonable either to fulfill identified purposes or in accordance with the law, whichever time frame is longer. Once the identified purposes have been reached and your personal information is no longer required, we either guarantee anonymity of your information or we destroy it, in order to ensure protection against unauthorized access or disclosure.

 

Regarding the information Breakfast Club collects in order to receive and complete your donation, Breakfast Club will only keep this information during a 2 years period. After this period, we ensure it remains anonymous or destroy it in a way which ensures protection against unauthorized access or communication.

 

We never disclose your personal information to anyone outside of Breakfast Club without your consent, except for the following:

our goods or services providers whose services have been retained to carry out duties on our behalf (e.g. data processing). Breakfast Club takes the necessary means to ensure that these third-party providers process your personal information for the sole purpose identified by Breakfast Club;

 

any entity resulting from a merger or change in control of Breakfast Club, in whole or in part;

 

any public authority if the law so requires, to defend our rights, or otherwise in compliance with the law.

 


5. SECURITY

All data is stored on Breakfast Club’s servers with high-security safeguards in Quebec, protected against misuse and access by unauthorized individuals. This information is only made available to individuals (employees or mandataries) who require access to such information to carry out their responsibilities.

 


6. HYPERLINKS AND THIRD PARTIES

The Websites may include links to websites which are independent from ours. By clicking on such links, you leave the Websites. Breakfast Club does not exercise any control on the operation of these third parties’ websites and the fact that they are listed on the Websites does not incur Breakfast Club’s liability in any manner. Any personal information you submit through these third parties’ websites is subject to such websites’ privacy policy.

 

Solely, the entity BlackBaud is in charge of the treatment of the transactions with respect to donations. Therefore, the treatment of your donation is subject to BlackBaud website’s privacy policy, available at the address http://www.blackbaud.ca/privacy-policy.aspx.

 

7. GENERAL INFORMATION

From time to time, Breakfast Club may modify this policy. In the event of a modification, an adequate notice will be provided to users in case of any change.

 

If you have any questions regarding this policy, on access to personal information, or the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, on how to file a complaint or update your personal information, please contact our privacy officer in the following manner:

By email: info@breakfastclubcanada.org

We will do our best to treat your request promptly.