Privacy Statement

Use of Personal Information

The Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) acknowledges the importance of maintaining the privacy of our stakeholders. Where applicable, the CHF adheres to the Freedom of Information Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP).

CHF strives to embrace best practices and is committed to ensuring that all personal information is properly collected, stored and utilized.

CHF does not collect personal information unless it relates directly to and is necessary for an operating program or activity of CHF. Personal information collected by CHF is only used for the purposes for which it was collected, unless further written consent is obtained to use it for some other purpose. We do not obtain personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide such information to us.  We do not sell personal information to other individuals or entities.

CHF is committed to maintaining the accuracy and security of records and providing access to an individual’s own personal information according to the applicable requirements and intent of FOIP.

Donor Recognition

CHF's customary practice is to acknowledge and thank our donors publicly. We respect the privacy wishes of our donors and we maintain donor anonymity when requested. Requests can be made to CHF's Manager Fund Development, Ms. Sheryl Barlage, at 403-718-8545.

Mailing List Subscription and Contact Information

The CHF website provides users the opportunity to subscribe to our mailing list through an online form. We do not share or sell the contact information you provide to third parties. You have the ability to unsubscribe from receiving these communications at any time.  

Use of Website Materials

We welcome you to share information you find on the CHF website, subject to the following conditions:

  • CHF website content ("Materials") shall not be used for commercial purposes;
  • CHF shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of or reliance on any Materials;
  • Use of Materials shall be accompanied by appropriate source acknowledgement;
  • Materials shall not be modified or distorted and no action shall be taken with respect to Materials that are prejudicial to CHF and/or the author;
  • Links to other websites are provided for convenience only. CHF does not sponsor, nor necessarily endorse or otherwise approve of any information appearing within those websites; and
  • Written permission must be obtained in order to use any CHF graphics, including CHF logos and photography found on the CHF website. Please forward any requests for usage to CHF at info(at)calgaryhomeless.com.

Facebook Guidelines

For the purpose of these Guidelines, "CHF Facebook Page" refers to the CHF Facebook Site (www.facebook.com/CalgaryHomeless); and "Content" includes, but is not limited to, any photo, video, graphics, written or other information that is posted on the CHF Facebook Page.

1. Calgary Homeless Foundation reserves the right to:

  • Remove any posted Content at any time;
  • Use its sole discretion in restricting or banning access to the CHF Facebook Page; and
  • Change these guidelines at any time.

2. No Content shall be posted:

  • Where prior consent to post should have reasonably been obtained due to ownership, copyright, confidentiality, or other reasons, and was not obtained; or
  • That contravenes privacy, copyright and any other laws; or
  • That is inappropriate and/or offensive including, but not limited to, slurs, insults, obscenities, discriminatory, derogatory or demeaning language.

All of the above constitute "Prohibited Content."  To report the posting of Prohibited Content, or if you are unsure as to whether any material you wish to post qualifies as Prohibited Content, please contact Calgary Homeless Foundation at info(at)calgaryhomeless.com.

Enquiries

CHF welcomes your enquiries regarding this Privacy Statement. Any questions or complaints can be directed to CHF’s Privacy Officer at privacyofficer(at)calgaryhomeless.com.