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Privacy Policy

This policy applies to Heritage Toronto’s website only. We are not responsible in any way for the privacy practices of other websites, which may be linked to our site.

Personal information

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify or contact a specific individual. Exceptions to personal information include business contact information.

We may collect information in a non-identifying and aggregate form including IP addresses, date/time visited, referring website, length of stay, etc. These site statistics are used to identify system problems, and to enhance our website content and design.

Collection of personal information

We collect personal information only from our visitors and supporters who supply it voluntarily when using our website, i.e. contacting us via e-mail, subscribing to our e-newsletter, buying a ticket, making a donation.

Use of personal information

We use personal information to better serve our visitors and supporters. Individuals will be informed about the purposes for which their information will be used, including:

  • Communications on programs, memberships, and donations.
  • Communications to thank supporters and issue tax receipts.
  • Invitations to events.
  • To those suppliers or companies hired to deliver products or services, for example a shipping company that delivers a package.

If an individual requests that their personal information not be used for one of these purposes, or for any other purpose, that request will be honoured. The individual’s account will be updated accordingly.

We will not sell or rent your personal information.

Use of financial information

In some instances, including online registration for tours, the Heritage Toronto Awards, as well as making online donations, visitors may be asked to submit credit card information for payment. Credit and debit card transactions are managed through third-party websites (Eventbrite and eTapestry) using different transaction processors, by the payment processing company which are PCI (payment card industry) compliant and secure.

Storage of personal information

Personal information is stored in our secure database. Only authorized staff have access to this information.  Personal information that is no longer required to fulfill the stated purpose will be destroyed or made anonymous.

Additional information

Questions or comments about this privacy policy should be directed to: [email protected].