Privacy Policy

The Kimberley Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains the manner in which the Kimberley Foundation collects, uses and discloses certain non-personal information through our website located at Kimberley-Foundation.org (the “Website”).

Use of Website

You may access and use the Website without providing any personal information whatsoever with respect to yourself.

Cookies and Data Technology

We use cookies and other technology on our website to make them easier to use and so that we can learn about how you use them. Information collected this way may include (but is not limited to) your IP address and internet service provider, the type of web browser and operating system you used and which of our website pages you visited. The Website automatically collects certain non-identifiable information regarding website usage, such as which pages you visited and the date and time of the visit. We use Word Press analytics to improve our website content and design. At no time do we share any of this non-identifiable information with a third party.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links to websites owned and operated by other organizations. They may have their own privacy policies and terms and conditions and are not governed by this policy. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policy and terms of use of each website you visit.

“Deemed” Consent

By providing personal information to us, you allow “deemed” consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information in accordance with this policy.  When you provide contact information to us for one purpose, we may contact you using that information for other areas of our work. For example, if you provide us with your name and email when you apply to a fellowship, we may use that name and address information to invite you to an award ceremony or to advise you of another initiative to which you may also be interested in applying. At all times you have the right to request us not to continue contacting you for any further purpose other than to communicate with you solely about the application process to which we obtained your information.

Personal Information

“Personal information” is any information that can be used to identify (or infer the identity of) a specific person, including for example, your name, address, birth date, gender, etc.

We may ask you for personal information in a variety of ways, including application forms, event registration, or follow up surveys.

There are a range of reasons why we may ask you for personal information including: to process an application, to invite you to, or register you for, events, to showcase your achievements on our Website or in print promotional materials if you are an award recipient, or to subscribe you to an e-newsletter (if this functionality becomes available in the future by the Kimberley Foundation).

The Kimberley Foundation will never provide your personal information to a third party except for the Foundation’s legal reporting requirements under the Society Act of British Columbia or the Canadian Revenue Agency.

Aggregate Data

In some cases, we may aggregate your information with other peoples’ in order to report on our initiatives. For example, we may count the number of applicants to a particular program or report on how many applicants we received from each province so that we have can make meaningful improvements to our strategies to build awareness about our opportunities and to be accountable and transparent in our use of charitable funds.

Sale / Exchange of Personal Information

The Kimberley Foundation will never sell or exchange any personal information with other organizations.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within this Privacy Policy. If you are not in agreement with these terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites.  Your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our Privacy Policy terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

Need more information?

For further information, please contact Ms. Sue Roppel, Chair, Kimberley Foundation at info@kimberley-foundation.org.

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