Friends of HMCS HAIDA

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Personal Information

At Friends of HMCS HAIDA, we believe that your personal information deserves protection. We are committed in respecting your privacy. While you can visit the Web Site without providing any personal information, you must provide your personal information if you wish to make a purchase online through this Web Site. When you become a member of Friends of HMCS HAIDA and/or place an order, we collect personal information about you including your name, social insurance number, mailing address, email address and telephone number. This allows us to identify you as a Friends of HMCS HAIDA member. We will never distribute or sell any of your personal information to any unrelated third party for any reason. On our Web Site, any information collected is used only by Friends of HMCS HAIDA

Only authorized Friends of HMCS HAIDA personnel use information that is collected by the Web Site for internal purposes to improve our website and self-serve tools, forms and procedures.

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The Web Site uses "cookies", a technology that installs tiny data files on the users' computer in order to allow the Web Site to recognize future visits using that computer. One of the largest benefits of cookies is that they allow the web server to maintain state with the client browser throughout a multi-step process such as checking out and paying for your order. All this is accomplished without sending any personal information to/from the Web Site. The cookies remain at all times on the customers' computer and every time personal information needs to be sent to the Web Site, the intent will be stated clearly and user will be prompted to voluntarily submit the information to the Web Site. Many browsers are initially set up to accept cookies but you may choose to disable the use of or decline cookies if your browser permits or set your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent, but in doing so will affect your Web Site experience and your ability to perform purchase transactions through our Web Site.

Personal Information FAQ

  1. Q: What is "personal information"?
    A: "Personal information" is any information about an identifiable individual. This includes information such as a person's name, address and home phone number.

  2. Q: Why is it important to keep Friends of HMCS HAIDA up to date with regards to my personal information?
    A: Keeping your personal information as accurate and up-to-date as possible ensures that you will get the best possible information and service offerings from Friends of HMCS HAIDA

  3. Q: What are my opt-out choices?
    A: You can opt-out of receiving communications via specific contact channels. For example, you can choose to no longer receive news related e-mails. Contact our Privacy Office for more details on your opt-out choices.

  4. Q: If I opt-out, how long will it take to stop receiving marketing materials after I contact you?
    A: Many will stop immediately or within days, while others may take longer.

  5. Q: May I review the personal information Friends of HMCS HAIDA has about me? Can I obtain copies of that information?
    A: Yes. You can review the personal information we have about you on file by contacting our Privacy Office. There is no cost for reasonable requests for access to your personal information.

  6. Q: How can I contact the Friends of HMCS HAIDA Privacy Office?
    A: You can contact the Friends of HMCS HAIDA Privacy office using any of the following three methods:

    By Postal Mail:

    Friends of HMCS HAIDA
    658 Catharine St. North,
    Hamilton, ON L8L 4V7
    Attn: Privacy Officer
    By Phone: (905) 523-0682

    By Email: