Privacy policy

Leucan attaches the utmost importance to the protection of the privacy of its website visitors, donors, participants, partners and supporters. The purpose of this generalized online privacy policy is to describe the type of personal information that Leucan collects from visitors to the website, the purposes for which Leucan uses this information, the rights of users with respect to the personal information they disclose, and to whom and under what circumstances the information collected is disclosed. This general online privacy policy applies to the information collection, use and disclosure practices of all visitors to the website.

Security of Personal Information

Your personal information is protected by appropriate physical, electronic or procedural safeguards. Access to your personal information is restricted to persons and entities engaged in activities authorized by Leucan’s general online privacy policy. The use of the SSL “secure sockets layer” and other technologies allows us to protect all credit card data that you transmit.

Personal information collected

We collect personal information (which may include first and last name, age group, home or other physical address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth) only when voluntarily submitted. For example, you may choose to provide personal information for the purpose of making a donation, registering for a fundraising event, signing up for our newsletter or entering a contest.

Information You Give Us

When you make a donation, register for one of our fundraising events, sign up for our newsletter or enter a contest, we keep track of the personal information you give us, such as your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or date of birth. We also keep track of your donations so that we can communicate with you, such as reissuing a donation receipt, sending you information about the use of your donations, or inviting you to continue your philanthropic experience in support of our cause.

Information from website navigation

During each visit to the website, certain non-personal information may be collected through the use of small text files known as cookies. These cookies are used for a variety of purposes, including recognizing visitors to the website, tracking the number of unique visitors to the website, and determining which pages of the website are visited. In these circumstances, Leucan may associate information collected through cookies with personal information collected online.

Information from third parties

We may receive and use information about you from third party applications, such as Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Facebook or other public information about you, to improve our processes and messages.

Use of Information

We will only use your personal information in the manner prescribed by the Privacy Act. Most often, we use your information in the following circumstances: (1) to send you your tax receipts; (2) to conduct internal reviews of the site (e.g., to determine the number of visitors); (3) to help us better understand how our visitors use the site; (4) to respond to specific requests from visitors; (5) to protect the security or integrity of the site; (6) to inform you of the use of your donations and/or to invite you to support Leucan’s mission. We do not sell personal information to third parties.

Security of your personal information

Your Credit or Debit Card Information

When you use your credit or debit card to make a donation with us, we ensure that it is a secure transaction that complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). We do not store any credit or debit card numbers or your 3 or 4 digit security code in our systems.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By visiting you acknowledge and accept the practices described in this general online privacy policy. In the event that any of the sites operated by third parties, and when their links are available on this website, have privacy practices that differ from those of, the privacy practices of the third parties will take precedence over the collection and use of the information you provide when visiting this site. Leucan is not responsible for the policies, content and practices of other companies.

Changes to our privacy policy

Leucan reserves the right to modify certain conditions of its general online privacy policy. In order to ensure that you are familiar with our privacy practices, Leucan invites you to refer to this site regularly. Please be assured that any changes made will not be applied retroactively and that we will not make any changes in the way we treat previously collected information without your consent.

Questions, comments and preferences

If you have any questions or concerns, wish to exercise your rights, wish to change your contact preferences or wish to make a privacy complaint, please contact the Privacy Officer as follows

Juli Meilleur, Executive Director, Leucan
514-731-3696 ext. 1202