Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Respecting and Protecting Your Privacy

The Douglas-Coldwell Foundation (also known as the DCF) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy, including your personal information. Our policy is in strict compliance with Canadian privacy principles. We are committed to ensuring the confidentiality and security of your personal information.

This page summarizes our privacy policy and information practices for It is intended to provide information to help you make informed decisions when choosing to communicate with us via this site.

Collecting Personal Information

“Personal information” is information about an identifiable individual. It includes information such as your name, email address, telephone number, and financial information.

We collect the personal information that you choose to provide to us when you become a donor, a member, when you voluntarily subscribe to our communications, when you register for an event, or when you complete any of the forms on If you submit your email address and/or personal information through, you consent to being added to our email and/or contact list.

Using Personal Information

We use your personal information to communicate with you about the DCF, to provide you with news and information about the DCF and our activities, and to contact you about your past and future donations and membership.

We do not share our lists with anyone.

We use your financial information to process your donations and/or memberships.

Protecting Your Personal Information

Your privacy is very important to us. We protect your personal information by employing rigorous security systems and strict access controls in order to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or misuse.

We may engage third parties to provide us with services from time-to-time, such as hosting servers and websites, processing online donations, or providing technical or communications services. When information is shared with third parties for these purposes, we ensure that your personal information is rigorously protected by including privacy safeguards in all our contracts, including stringent confidentiality and non-disclosure provisions.


When visiting, your privacy is respected and protected.

Any information collected while you are visiting, such as server log data, is managed in accordance with this privacy policy and is protected by applicable law. Server logs include statistical information, such as visitors' IP addresses, time and duration of visits, and pages visited. These statistics may be used to improve your experience on

In addition, non-personal information may be collected through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files maintained by your browser in order to remember user settings as you navigate the site. uses cookies, for example, to remind your browser whether you chose to view our website in English or in French. You can also adjust your browser’s settings to refuse cookies, or to accept them on a case-by-case basis.

Linking to External Sites

Other sites to which we provide links may be governed by different policies. The DCF does not assume responsibility for the information practices of these other sites, and we strongly encourage all our visitors to review the privacy policies and statements of all externally-linked sites.

Updating your Personal Information

We aim to keep your information accurate and up-to-date. To update or correct the personal information you provide to us, please contact us at [email protected].

Contacting Us

Questions or concerns about our privacy policy or the information we collect may be directed to [email protected].

You can also contact us by phone at 613-232-1918 or by postal mail at the address below:   

Douglas-Coldwell Foundation   
Suite 300 - 279 Laurier Avenue West   
Ottawa, Ontario  K1P 5J9

If you no longer wish to be contacted by us or wish to be placed on our internal Do-Not-Call list, please let us know by emailing [email protected]. You may also unsubscribe from our communications by using the unsubscribe mechanisms contained in all of our electronic messages.

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