The privacy of volunteers, donors, users of this website and all others with whom we interact is very important to the Roots of Empathy organization. Roots of Empathy respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. Personal information means information about an identifiable individual as more particularly described by applicable privacy laws. This policy explains our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by Roots of Empathy. This policy does not apply to information about our employees or information that is not personal information.
Roots of Empathy and its agents and representatives may collect personal information from you in person when you attend a Roots of Empathy-hosted event, when you submit an online registration form (e.g. to subscribe to our newsletter, green blanket), send us an e-mail message, call us by phone or send us postal mail. All personal information is kept strictly confidential and ROE takes reasonable steps to protect your personal information using physical, electronic and operational security methods. Authorized employees, agents and mandataries of ROE who require access to your personal information in order to fulfill their job requirements will have access to your personal information.
The amount and type of personal information Roots of Empathy may collect varies depending on the nature of your relationship with us and may include:
Roots of Empathy may use your personal information in connection with its activities and programs including to:
You will be given the opportunity to opt-out of having your personal information used for any purpose related to ROE activity at the time your information is collected.
Roots of Empathy may transfer your personal information to third parties who perform services on our behalf (for example, data storage and hosting or mailing houses). Some of these service providers are located outside of Canada, including in the United States. Personal information transferred to these service providers will be subject to the laws of the foreign jurisdiction where they are located, including lawful requirements to disclose personal information to government authorities in those countries.
The Roots of Empathy website may provide links to other third party websites. These are provided for convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Even if a third party is associated with ROE through a business relationship or otherwise, Roots of Empathy is not responsible for the privacy policies, practices or content of such third party websites. Roots of Empathy assumes no responsibility of the accuracy or appropriateness of the information or links contained on such sites.
You may withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of personal information at any time, subject to contractual and legal restrictions and reasonable notice. Note that if you withdraw your consent to certain uses of your personal information, we may no longer be able to provide certain of our products or services.
These terms and conditions govern your use of the Roots of Empathy website, which is provided by Roots of Empathy (“Roots of Empathy” or “we”); by using the Roots of Empathy website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.
All information and materials available on this website are the property of Roots of Empathy or third parties and are protected by copyright, trade-mark, patent and other intellectual property laws. Roots of Empathy reserves all rights in such information and materials, subject only to the license below.
Pages from the Roots of Empathy website may be viewed, printed or downloaded for caching purposes, provided that:
The Roots of Empathy website may provide links or references to other websites. Your use of such other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of use and privacy policies of such websites. Roots of Empathy has no responsibility for the content of such other websites or any damages or injury arising from your use of such other websites.
While Roots of Empathy strives to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available, or that the material on this website is kept up-to-date. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions in relation to this website (including, without limitation, any conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill). Our liability is limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. In no event will Roots of Empathy, its directors, officers, employees or representatives be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your access to or use of our website and its content, your inability to access our website, or your reliance on any information provided on our website.
These terms and conditions comprise the entire agreement between you and Roots of Empathy in relation to your use of the Roots of Empathy website.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by Ontario law, and any disputes relating to this notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario.