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Collection of Personal Information:
Information collected by Pathways Canada includes: name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, gift amount, credit card and expiry date if donation made through credit card. If a donation is made in honour of someone, their name and address is required.
1.1 We collect personal information:
To administer the Pathways Program;
To establish and maintain our donor lists;
For such other uses for which you may consent from time to time; and
As otherwise permitted or required by law.
1.2 When we collect personal information, we limit the information we collect to that which
is necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined above.
1.3 We will not use previously collected personal information for a new purpose without
first identifying the new purpose and obtaining your consent for the new use, unless
otherwise permitted or required by law.
2.1 In obtaining your consent for the collection, use and disclosure of your personal
information, we make a reasonable effort to ensure that you are advised of the
purposes for which the information is collected and will be used or disclosed.
2.2 We will not, as a condition to supplying a product or service, require you to consent to
the collection, use or disclosure of personal information beyond that required to provide
the product or service.
2.3 You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions
and reasonable notice, by contacting our Chief Privacy Officer. Please note that the
withdrawal of your consent may impact on our ability to serve you, may limit your ability
to participate in Pathways’ products and services and/or our ability to maintain our
relationship with you.
2.4 In certain circumstances personal information may be collected, used or disclosed
without your knowledge and consent. For example, legal, medical or security reasons
may make it impossible or impractical to seek consent. When information is being
collected for the detection and prevention of fraud or for law enforcement, seeking
consent might defeat the purpose of collecting the information. Seeking consent may be
impossible or inappropriate if you were a minor, seriously ill, or mentally incapacitated.
2.5 We may also collect information without your consent if the collection is reasonable for
the purposes of establishing, managing or terminating an employment or volunteer
2.6 Personal information may also be disclosed when required or permitted to do so by law
or legal process, or in connection with a sale, transfer or reorganization of Pathways’
business, in which case Pathways will require that any personal information will
continue to be treated in accordance with this Policy.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information:
3.1 Pathways does not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those
for which it was originally collected, except with your consent or as otherwise
permitted by law.
3.2 We may also disclose personal information to another organization without your consent
if you had consented to the use of the personal information by us, and we are
disclosing the personal information to the other organization solely for the purposes for
which the information was previously collected and to assist the other organization to
carry out work on our behalf.
3.3 We remain responsible for personal information in our possession or custody, including
information that we transfer to a third party for processing. We enter into confidentiality
or contractual agreements with third parties which are engaged to perform services on
our behalf and to whom we transfer personal information for processing requiring them
Protection of Personal Information:
4.1 Pathways is committed to protecting your personal information by security safeguards
appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. These security measures include both
physical and technical security measures, such as locked filing cabinets and restricted
access to areas where personal information is stored, passwords and encryption
technology as appropriate as well as organizational security measures, such as
security clearances and limiting access on a “need-to-know” basis.
4.2 When disposing of or destroying personal information which is no longer needed, we
ensure that appropriate measures are taken regarding the disposal or destruction so as
to prevent unauthorized parties from gaining access to the personal information.
Retention of Personal Information:
5.1 We retain your personal information only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the
general purposes outlined above or for the fulfillment of legal or business purposes.
Access To and Correction of Personal Information:
6.1 Upon receipt of a written request, Pathways will inform you of the existence, use and
disclosure of your personal information and will give you access to that information.
You will be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and
have it amended as appropriate following procedures that have been established by
6.2 We do not routinely update personal information, unless such a process is necessary to
fulfill the purposes for which the information was collected or we receive notification
from you to do so. If you are aware of updates changes to the personal information
you have given us, simply write our Chief Privacy Officer and we will update our
use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact our Chief Privacy Officer
by mail at:
ATTENTION: Chief Privacy Officer
Pathways To Education Canada
439 University Avenue, 16th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Y8
Or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
7.2 A challenge concerning compliance with privacy laws can be addressed to our Chief
7.3 We have procedures in place to receive and respond to complaints or inquiries about
our policies and practices relating to the handling of personal information.
8.1 When you visit Pathways’ website at www.pathwaystoeducation.ca, please rest assured
that we do not collect identifying information about you unless you specifically provide
it. The only information we collect is non-identifying information (such as the ISP,
the type of Internet browser used, the referring website, the pages requested and the
date and time of those requests) to create aggregate data in order to determine the level
of interest in the information provided on the website and to improve the content of the
files, including IP Addresses. Our website does not link IP Addresses to any personally
identifiable information. Cookies identify which areas of our website you have visited or
customized, and make these pages readily accessible the next time you visit. If you do
disable it by changing the setting of your Internet browser.
8.3 In addition, we may provide links to other websites managed by
third parties/may permit third parties to offer users subscriptions/registration-based
services through its website. As we cannot control or be responsible for the actions or
third parties when visiting their websites or when providing any personal information to
information obtained through cookies by such third parties.
8.4 Finally, please be advised that information voluntarily disclosed online in discussion
areas/other public areas of our website can be collected, used and disclosed by third
parties. Any submissions made to discussion areas/other public areas on our website
are done at the user’s risk and on the understanding that such information may be
accessible to third parties. We cannot control and will not be liable for any damages
that may arise from such user activity.
particular, the Chief Privacy Officer will periodically review and modify our Privacy
Policy in response to developments and changes in privacy law. Any modifications
shall be effective immediately upon its publication by any means, including posting on
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Learn About Us
- Founded in 2001, Pathways now operates in 16 communities across Canada
- The Pathways program provides a comprehensive set of academic, financial and social supports to youth
- By 2016, Pathways will serve over 10,000 students and alumni each year