Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


Statement and Purpose:
Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver respects and upholds an individual’s right to privacy, and to protection of his or her personal information. Federation is committed to ensuring compliance with applicable privacy legislation.


The Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver is accountable for the personal donor, potential donor, and volunteer information under its control. Federation has appointed a Privacy Officer who is responsible for the organization’s compliance with this Policy. Contact 604-257-5100 or by e-mail at


Purposes for Collection, Use and Disclosure
Federation collects and uses personal information about donors, potential donors and volunteers in order to maintain donor contact in the operation of the Federation Annual Campaign, and to update them on Federation’s objectives, services and programs.


On occasion, Federation uses the service of a mailing house to distribute information for other Jewish organizations within the community. However, information from our database is not provided or released directly to such other organizations. If you do not wish to receive this material, please let us know and we will remove your name from this mailing list.


Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
The only circumstance under which personal information may be disclosed to third parties is for the fulfillment of any purposes identified above, or as required by law. If personal information is disclosed to third parties for the fulfillment of any purposes identified above, Federation will ensure the appropriate security undertakings.  Federation does not sell, trade, or rent information to third parties.


Consent to Collection, Use and Disclosure
In certain circumstances, we will assume you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure unless you notify us otherwise. These circumstances include any action, invitation or contact related to the activities of Federation.


You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting the Federation Privacy Officer at 604.257.5100 or by e-mail at


Limiting Collection
We collect donor and volunteer information only for the purposes identified above.


Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
We do not use or disclose information for any purpose other than those for which it was collected, except with consent or as required by law.


Personal information is retained only as long as it is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law.


Federation will make reasonable efforts to ensure that personal information is as accurate, complete, and current as required for the purposes for which it was collected.


Federation protects personal information with appropriate security safeguards. Safeguards include physical, administrative, and electronic security measures.


You have the right to access your personal information under the control of Federation. Direct all requests for access to personal information to the Federation Privacy Officer at 604-257-5100 or by e-mail at



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