Privacy Policy

In Accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

Maintaining accurate information about our members, donors, sponsors, participants, audiences and other stakeholders allows us to provide better community and outreach services, to offer more creative and artistic programming, to respond in a timely way to current artistic needs and desires at the community level, to run our organization efficiently and to comply with PIPEDA.

How We Collect Information About You

The information we collect and maintain varies by what involvement you have with our organization and may include:

Information we receive from you on applications and other forms such as name, address, birth date, employer, affiliations, memberships, donations, bank accounts

Information we receive from ticket purchases such as credit card numbers

Data we receive from our member organizations such as name address and phone number

Data we receive or purchase from list brokers, other agencies and organizations or our sponsors

What Do We Do With Information About You

Arts Etobicoke offers a broad range of artistic programs to the community. We bring outstanding arts and culture to West Toronto in the form of concerts, performances and visual art shows. We are the parent organization for more than 60 local art groups. Our arts education initiatives serve elementary, middle and secondary schools and support youth at risk in North Etobicoke. Our advocacy work within the political spectrum ensures a future for the arts in West Toronto.

We use our database to speak you to about this broad range of activities. Our methods of communication include direct mail, email, follow up phone calls (*no telemarketing), invitations to visit our website, advertising and publicity.


Where is Our Database Kept?

Information about you is stored in a password-protected program within our offices. Only employees of Arts Etobicoke and designated volunteer leaders will have access to the database.


Who Do We Share Information With?

As is permitted in PIPEDA, from time to time we share information on our database with our member organizations, other arts and culture organizations and list brokers. This policy of exchanging lists is at our discretion for marketing purposes. No financial or credit card information is ever provided.

You will be provided with a copy of your file upon request.


How Often is Information Updated or Deleted?

We update our information periodically. Call us at 416-622-8731 or email at info@artsetobicoke to change your information or to request removal.

* Arts Etobicoke defines telemarketing as advertising or canvassing by telephone without a prior communication. Volunteers and staff members do make follow up phone calls to support our membership and fundraising mailings or to update our database information

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