Across all of its operations, the CHUM Foundation is committed to safeguarding the confidentiality of information related to strategic, philanthropic, administrative and other activities, including, but not limited to, personal information.
As a fundraising organization for the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), we securely collect, use and disclose personal information on a daily basis in order to deliver our services and carry out our work to provide information, solicit various types of contributions and encourage participation in events, webinars, raffles and lotteries. Your privacy is important to us, and so is being transparent about what kind of information we hold and how we obtain and use this information. We handle all information, especially personal information, in accordance with the highest ethical standards, such as Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and Law 25 modernizing Quebec’s Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector.
The Policy does not apply to, and the CHUM Foundation is not responsible for, any third-party websites that may be accessible through links on this website. If you follow a link to a third-party website, that third party will have its own privacy policies, which you should review before submitting any personal information.
What personal information do we collect?
How do we use personal information?
We may use personal information in the following ways, either with your consent or, where applicable, in accordance
with applicable law, such as:
With whom do we share personal information?
The CHUM Foundation is a non-profit organization. Any personal information that we collect may be shared with and processed by any entity within the CHUM Foundation’s network. No information will be shared or sold for commercial purposes.
We may share personal information with certain third parties, such as:
We will only use personal information to fulfill the primary purpose and applicable legitimate purpose it was collected for, or for a purpose compatible with that primary purpose.
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How long do we keep personal information?
Do we share personal information outside of Quebec?
How do we protect personal information?
What rights do I have over my personal information?
Finally, you can also file a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, in particular in the country/province/state where you normally reside (in Quebec, the Commission d’accès à l’information), where we are based or where an alleged infringement of data protection law has taken place.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us as set forth in the “How can you contact us?” section.
What is the CHUM Foundation's commitment?
The CHUM Foundation is committed to enforcing its governance policy (Politique de gouvernance) with respect to its processes for protecting personal information.
Under this policy, the CHUM Foundation is committed to ensuring that its employees, volunteers, and members of its board of directors, campaign cabinet and various other committees, its third party service providers and its partners agree to uphold the privacy of personal information that may be shared with them in the course of their dealings with the CHUM Foundation.
How can you contact us?
This Policy was last updated on June 15, 2023.
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