Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We at Rare Trait Hope Society are committed to protecting your privacy and
providing a safe online experience here at We have designed our Privacy Policy to inform you of our practices regarding collection, use and disclosure of information that you may provide through our Website. Please be sure to read this Privacy Policy in its entirety before using or submitting information to our Website.

Your Consent 
By using our Website, you agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information through our Website, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information, personal or otherwise, in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We make every effort to protect your personal information in accordance with the principles of British Columbia’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) and Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

How we use information
The Rare Trait Hope Society is committed to data privacy, particularly as it relates to visitors to our Website. We do not sell, rent or exchange any personal information collected from our Website visitors that has been gathered online.

We do send email notifications of events, news, bulletins, updates in addition to e-receipts, solicitations and acknowledgements of donations, however only to those who have given us their email address and indicate they wish to receive these types of communications.

Every mass e-mail we send our supporters has an unsubscribe feature. You may
‘opt-out’ from receiving e-communications at any time by utilizing the unsubscribe feature embedded in the email. In accordance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), unsubscribing from emails is to happen without delay when possible, otherwise it must be rectified within 10 business days after receiving notice of withdrawal.

We take reasonable steps to protect your personally identifiable information as you transmit your information from your computer to our Website and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, email sent to or from this website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us by email.

Our Website and the servers that make this Website available worldwide are located in Canada. The Internet laws in Canada govern all matters relating to our Website. Any information you provide in subscribing to or visiting our Website will be transferred to Canada. By visiting our Website and submitting information, you
authorize this transfer, processing, and use.

Links to Other Websites
This Website may contain links or references to other websites. Please be aware that we do not control other websites and that, in any case, our Privacy Policy does not apply to those websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

Changes to Privacy Policy
We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time as necessary to protect our users and to comply with a changing environment. Please review the Privacy Policy when you visit our Website to remain updated on our current policy.

Questions and Corrections 
For further information on our Privacy Policy or to keep your personally identifiable information accurate, current and complete, please contact us. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct personally identifiable information in our possession that you have previously submitted through our Website.