Privacy Policy

Peel Leadership Centre (PLC, ‘we’) is committed to protecting your privacy. We collect and store your personal or professional information when you become a client organization, register for an event, sign up for our newsletter or participate in a workshop or other training program. Your information may be stored in our software or on paper files at our office. We may also collect and store public information such as the names of nonprofit organizations located in Peel Region, their addresses, phone numbers, the names of their staff and boards. This policy outlines the principles and practices we follow in protecting your privacy.

What information might PLC collect?

  • Your name, title, organization, phone number (cell, work), email address, address of your organization, IP address;
  • The events, products (such as newsletter) or other services for which you register;
  • For paid events – method of payment, status and balance. We do not store credit card information;
  • Documents related to any PLC work engagement with you and/or your organization;
  • Feedback forms from programs or services.

How and when do we collect this information?

  • When you subscribe to our newsletter
  • When you register for or attend an event
  • When you interact with forms, information sheets or ‘contact us’ forms
  • When you/your organization becomes a PLC ‘Client Organization’
  • When you participate in a program or service

Some of this information may be stored in a cookie and deleted once you close your browser. Other information may be collected and stored electronically or in paper files at PLC’s office.

What about cookies?

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that helps our website identify your computer.  Our website may place one or more in your browser as you use our website.  They help us to know what pages you visited, if you logged in and if you did what your preferences are so you get the best experience possible.

When you login in to your PLC account, cookies are used to remember your login information and preferences. The login cookies are destroyed once you log out.

If you would like a copy of the information we possess regarding your membership profile, or other information pertaining to you, you can send a request to info@peelleadershipcentre.org. If you would like PLC to destroy your information, you can make that request at the same email address. 

Information sharing

Specific information relating to your organization such as the organization’s name, staff names, contact persons or other identifying information will not be shared. However, data collected through surveys, programs, services and events may be shared with PLC’s stakeholders, but such information will be made anonymous as far as you and/or your organization’s identity is concerned.

There are a couple of circumstances where we can disclose personal information without your knowledge or consent:

  • Investigating a breach of contract, or the breaking of provincial or federal law;
  • To comply with a subpoena court order or other lawful request;
  • In an emergency where someone’s life, health or security is threatened.

Participation in PLC Events, Workshops, Learning Experiences and Series

When you register for an event with PLC your information is stored in our membership software, Wild Apricot, so that we may send you reminders, updates and follow-ups regarding that event. You will also be sent an invoice if it is a paid event. Copies of this transaction are also sent via email to PLC’s offices. This information does not include credit card numbers.

We use a third-party payment processor that validates your card when you make an online payment. The only information that comes back to PLC is whether the card is declined or approved for the purchase.

Membership

PLC uses Wild Apricot in order to manage our contacts, client organizations, newsletter subscribers, and event registrants. There is no fee to become a member.

Google Analytics

PLC uses Google Analytics in order to monitor traffic to, from, and within our website. This information helps us understand the kind of content users find useful, which pages draw visitors to our website, and how we can improve our content to make it more relevant and useful for our site visitors. Google Analytics does not connect any personal or identifying information with our website users.

If you wish to opt-out of data collection by Google Analytics, you may optionally install this browser add-on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. PLC is not responsible for the provision, installation or operation of this software and provides this link solely as a convenience to you. 

Social Media

In our newsletter and on our website, you may find opportunities to share what you’re reading on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Please be advised that you must refer to each of these platform’s privacy and cookie policies in order to learn what and how your information is collected with them.

Curated Content

As part of PLC’s goal to curate and share great content on leadership, capacity building and the nonprofit sector, many of our blog posts, web pages and newsletters will contain links to content from all over the internet. Please be advised that these websites are not within PLC’s control and that you must access their privacy and cookie policies in order to learn what and how your information is collected with them.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding PLC’s privacy policy or how we treat your information, please feel free to contact us at info@peelleadershipcentre.org

Peel Leadership Centre

5110 Creek bank Road, Room F

Mississauga, ON

L4W 0A1

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