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Privacy Policy

Our Commitment

Vanier is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its employees, clients, donors, volunteers and other stakeholders. We value the trust of those we deal with and of the public, and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that you choose to share with us.

Defining Personal Information

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. This information can include an individual's opinions or beliefs, as well as facts about, or related to, the individual. Exceptions as identified by the Privacy Act: business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories, are not considered personal information.

How We Collect, Use and Disclose Your Information
During the course of our activities, we may gather and use personal information. We use this information to:

  • communicate with you
  • offer you services that might be of interest to you
  • act as required or authorized by law

Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of or other dealing with this information is subject to consent. We do not sell, barter or lease our employee, client, donor, volunteer or other stakeholder lists to anyone. Nor do we share information with other organizations that would use it to contact you.

Privacy Practices

Personal information gathered by Vanier is kept in confidence. Our staff is authorized to access personal information based upon their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or stolen.  You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting our Privacy Officer.

Web Site

This site provides general information and opinion only. All attempts have been made to provide accurate, current and reliable information and content. We make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness; currency or suitability of the material provided by this website and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same.

This site provides links to websites of other organizations in order to provide users with certain information. These links have been carefully chosen however, Vanier makes no claims for their accuracy or reliability.

Contact Information

Questions, concerns or complaints relating to Vanier's Privacy Policy can be e-mailed to jcarter@vanier.com