Privacy

At St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation we respect your privacy and we are dedicated to protecting the confidentiality of your personal information.

Our Privacy Policy complies with all applicable Canadian laws and established guidelines for charitable organizations, and is based upon the 10 principles of fair information practice, as laid out in the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information.

The Foundation does not rent, sell or trade any personal information with third parties. All personal information is confidential and the Foundation has electronic and manual safeguards to protect against the unauthorized access, loss, or alteration of personal information. Personal information collected by the Foundation is used to deliver services and to keep you informed and up-to-date about our activities, programs, special events, funding needs, opportunities to give, open houses and more.

If you supply us with your email address, you may receive periodic emails about our programs or upcoming events. Your email address is kept strictly confidential and is used only to reply or send information if authorized by the email account holder. If at any time you wish to be removed from any of these contacts, or to change any previously provided personal information, please contact us at 416-864-5000 or via email at foundation@smh.ca.

We gather information about traffic on our website in order to perform statistical analysis of user behavior and characteristics. This is done to allow us to better design our website and to improve the content to meet the needs of our visitors. This information will not be shared or sold for commercial purposes. Like most websites, the Foundation uses "cookies", which are small files of information placed on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to remember information you gave us so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site – this allows for fast and simple navigation around the Foundation website.

Our website contains links to other websites. When you leave our website via a link and enter other sites, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of those sites.

We regularly review our privacy practices for our various activities, and update our policy. Please check this website on an on-going basis for information on our most up-to-date practices.

Questions, concerns or complaints relating to the Foundation’s privacy policy or the treatment of personal information should be addressed to the Foundation’s Privacy Officer at foundation@smh.ca or c/o St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8.