Policy for the Natural Family Planning Association
Natural Family Planning Association
(NFPA) understands the sensitivity with which your personal
information should be handled. NFPA is committed to
safeguarding and maintaining your privacy and will therefore use
its best efforts to ensure that the information you submit to us
is used only for the purposes set forth herein or as otherwise
communicated to you at the time you provide us with personal
information. Anyone can visit the website without
revealing any personal information. At the NFPA website,
any personal identifiable information is collected from
individuals voluntarily and knowingly.
For the purpose of improving our website content,
aggregate information is collected on what pages of the website
are visited. No names, email addresses, or other
personally identifiable information is collected in this manner.
We examine the data for trends and statistics, and then we
information (i.e. personal information by which you can be
identified) which you provide to us through this website located
at www.naturalfamilyplanning.ca/toronto or by other means,
including all personal information which you provide to us as a
client in any of our clinics, or as information requested for
your application for a volunteer position either as a Board
Member, or Teacher, or member of our office staff
or as a volunteer.
By using this Site and/ or attending our workshops, you are
the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal
information for the purposes outlined herein. If you
discontinue your use of this Site and/or not provide us with any
NFPA collects personal information from you in the following
In connection with an application for employment or
as a volunteer, candidates are required to submit their
education and work experience, name, address, phone and fax
number, email or other contact information, previous and current
information related to volunteer work, and their preference for
the type of work for which they are interested in submitting
In connection with your request for information or
assistance in planning and spacing your family naturally NFPA
will obtain your name, telephone number, and possibly other
contact particulars, as well as information concerning the type
of services required, in order to connect you with a teacher
from NFPA. NFPA collects data, such as names, addresses, postal
codes, email address, etc. to facilitate donations. NFPA
information is never sold to or shared with third parties, other
than as noted earlier in “Application”.
Users of NFPA will not be solicited (approached for
donations and/or participation in other fund raising activities)
on the basis of their provision of personal information
including names, address or email addresses without their
Personal information is collected by specifically
requesting it from you. For example when you sign up for
an Introductory Session you will be asked to provide us with
certain personal information including: your name,
address, telephone number, email address (if available) or other
When the personal information is collected from you, it may be
used for one or more of the following purposes:
Personal information will be used only for the purpose for which
it was provided, for example, background checks and assessments
of volunteers and staff. Where volunteers provide resumes
in order to find suitable volunteer opportunities the resumes
may be circulated among NFPA directors, board and committee
members and staff.
Your personal information will not be used by NFPA and NFPA will
not authorize any third party to use your personal information
disclose your personally identifiable information to third
parties unless the person submitting the information authorizes
to share it or NFPA is required to do so by law.
Removal of or Changes to Information
NFPA allows you to change, correct or remove your personal
information at any time. If, at any time, you wish to have
your personal information removed from our database, if you wish
to opt out of receiving any particular communication and/or if
you wish to change and/or correct any information which you have
previously provided to us, please contact us and we will make
the necessary notation, removal, change and/or correction.
Our contact particulars are set out below.
We will periodically review the appropriateness of this privacy
policy and may make, at our discretion, such changes as are
will post those changes in this section so that you will always
know what information we gather, how we might use that
information, and under what conditions the information can or
will be disclosed, and to whom.
If you have questions about your personal information, please
contact our privacy officer, Executive Director at (416)
at the NFPA or at
If you wish to contact us
“Contact Us” link to obtain our contact information.
We would be pleased to receive any feedback you may have
in connection with this site.
by the following principles:
We are responsible for personal information under our control
and have designated one person who is accountable for ensuring
Purposes for Collection of Personal Information. We
will identify the purposes for which personal information is
collected at or before the time the information is collected.
3. Obtaining Consent
for Collection, Use of Disclosure of Personal Information.
We will make a reasonable effort to ensure that you understand
how your information is used and disclosed by us. We will
not collect, use or disclose your information without your
consent, except as permitted or required by law.
Collection of Personal Information. We will limit the
amount and type of information we collect from you. We
will only collect information from you as necessary for the
purposes that we have identified. We will collect personal
information by fair and lawful means.
5. Limiting Use,
disclosure and Retention of Personal Information. We
will only use or disclose your information for the purposes for
which it was originally collected, unless you give us your
consent to use or disclose it for another purpose.
However, under certain exceptional circumstances, we may be
permitted or required by law to disclose or use your information
without your consent.
6. Accuracy of
Personal Information. We will strive to keep your
information as accurate, complete, current and relevant as
necessary. If you identify any errors in your information,
please contact us and we will correct the errors.
Safeguards. We will protect your information with
safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the
Concerning Policies and Practices. We are open about
the policies and practices that we employ to manage your
information, and will provide you with information about these
policies and practices in a manner that is easy to understand.
9. Access to
Personal Information. Upon request, we will advise
you what information we have about you, what we are using it
for, and to whom it has been disclosed or transferred for
10. Challenging Compliance. We
will act on any issues you may identify to us with respect to
our compliance with this policy and/or our practices relating to
the handling of your information.