Approved April 4, 2022
About the Vanderhoof Community Foundation
The Vanderhoof Community Foundation, established in 2015, works with individuals, corporations, not for profit societies and charitable agencies to create permanent endowment funds and then uses the income from those funds to provide grants to community organizations that will make Vanderhoof and Area a better place to live, work and play.
Through the generous support of donors, the Vanderhoof Community Foundation funds innovative projects in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment, sports and recreation, health and social development.
Vanderhoof Community Foundation brings together donors, not for profit societies, charities, government, media and academic institutions, local leaders and passionate individuals to build meaningful and lasting change in Vanderhoof and Area Today, Tomorrow and Forever!
Types of Information Collected
Vanderhoof Community Foundation does not collect information indiscriminately. The types of information collected are limited to only that which is necessary and reasonable to fulfill its purposes. The Vanderhoof Community Foundation collects personal information by lawful means and does not intentionally mislead individuals about the purposes for which information is collected.
Some of the types and means by which personal information is collected by the Vanderhoof Community Foundation include:
- Information is collected automatically from the Vanderhoof Community Foundation website, including:
- the Internet Protocol Address and Domain name used (the Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to the donor's Internet service provider or directly to the donor's computer; this address can be translated to determine the domain name of the donor's service provider, e.g. vhfcf.org);
- the type of browser and operating system;
- the date and time of the visit;
- and the web pages and services accessed.
- Vanderhoof Community Foundation may collect and record personal information provided to us by an individual through correspondence, conversations, meetings, conferences, donations or other forms of communication.
- Information may be collected from public sources.
These types and means by which personal information is collected by the Vanderhoof Community Foundation are not intended to be an exhaustive list, and the Vanderhoof Community Foundation may collect personal information about an individual from time to time by other means a is consistent with its purposes.
Information Obtained Automatically - (Cookies)
Use of Personal Information
Collected personal information will only be used by authorized Vanderhoof Community Foundation Directors or Staff to fulfill the purpose for which it was originally collected, for specific purposes if directed by the individual form whom the personal information is being collected, or for a use consistent with the original purpose. We may also use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our services, to provide their service on our behalf, to perform service - related services or to assist us in analyzing how our services is used. Third parties are required to safeguard personal information entrusted to them in a manner consistent with the policies of the Vanderhoof Community Foundation and are required to sign a confidentiality agreement as part of all contracts.
Personal Information Disclosures
Vanderhoof Community Foundation treats personal information in our custody and/or control with the highest degree of confidentiality and only discloses it for the purpose for which it was collected, as required by law, or in specific circumstances with the consent of the relevant individual.
We have put in place contractual and other organizational safeguards with our Directors and any staff we may employ to ensure a proper level of protection of your personal information.
Your personal information may be available to the Canadian government or its agencies under a lawful order, irrespective of the safeguards we have put in place for its protection.
Access to Information
You are entitled to access your personal information that the Vanderhoof Community Foundation has in its custody and control. To request a copy of your personal information, please submit a request to the Vanderhoof Community Foundation at the contact information provided below. We will respond to all requests for information within 30 days.