Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Your Privacy

Our Commitment

“Personal information” is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual, except business contact information that is publicly available.

Rainbow Resource Centre respects the privacy of individuals by protecting personal information and adhering to legislative requirements with respect to protecting privacy of those who use our website.

Personal Information Collected

The Centre collects personal information for the purposes of:

  • Receiving communication from the Centre
  • Completing a transaction
  • Building strong relationships
  • Meeting service expectations
  • Complying with procedures required by law

How Personal Information is Collected

The Centre collects personal information:

  • Directly from individuals
  • Through our website
  • Through third-party platforms to accept donations, provide communication support and compile and analyze analytics.

The Centre’s website uses cookies. Cookies are files created by websites you visit to make your online experience easier by saving browsing information. Cookies are not connected to personal information about you. You can choose to disable cookies on your browser.

How Personal Information is Used

The Centre does not sell or trade personal information and does not “rent” out mailing lists.

The Centre collects personal information for the purposes of receiving communications, completing a transaction, building strong relationships, meeting service expectations and complying with procedures required by law.

The Centre does not disclose personal information without the expressed consent from the individual to whom it applies or unless required by law.

Commitment to Information Protection

Personal information gathered by Rainbow Resource Centre is managed in accordance with PIPEDA. All Centre staff sign a Pledge of Confidentiality.

We value consent as part of an informed process of collecting personal information and have ensured that individuals provide explicit consent at the time of collection.

Personal information is only used for the expressed purposes for which it was collected.

Those who are authorized to access personal information do so only based only on their need to use the information for the reason(s) it was obtained. Protocols and procedures are in place to ensure that information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. Measures are taken to ensure the integrity of information and to prevent its being lost or inadvertently destroyed or accessed by unauthorized individuals or systems.

Rainbow Resource Centre secures your information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Information is stored in a controlled, secure environment. User password protocols and encryption to protect personal information that is received and/or provided through the internet.

If you have questions or concerns about the collection, storage or use of your personal information, please email

Read the full version here: Rainbow Resource Centre Privacy Policy