Privacy Policy

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Prostate Cancer Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its employees, volunteers, donors and other stakeholders. We value the trust these individuals, and of the public, and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that is shared with us.

During the course of our various projects and activities, we frequently gather and use personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of or other dealing with this information is subject to consent. Our privacy practices are designed to achieve this.

Defining personal information

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. This information can include an individual’s opinions or beliefs, as well as facts about, or related to, the individual. Exceptions: business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories, are not considered personal information.

Privacy Practices

Personal information gathered by our organization is kept in confidence. Our staff is authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed.

We collect, use and disclose personal information only for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the light of the circumstances. We provide the opportunity for individuals to opt not to have their information shared for purposes beyond those for which it was explicitly collected.

Website and Electronic Communications

We use password protocols and encryption software to protect personal and other information we receive online. Our software is routinely updated to maximize protection of such information. Our website may contain links to other websites. Upon entering other sites, you are subject to privacy and security policies of those sites.

Contact Information

Questions or concerns relating to Prostate Cancer Canada’s privacy policy on the treatment of personal information should be directed to:

Privacy Officer

Prostate Cancer Canada, 2 Lombard St., 3rd Floor, Toronto ON M5C 1M1

1-888-255-0333 ext. 234


If you have concerns regarding policy or procedure please review the PCC Complaints Policy and Procedure. 

Complaints should be sent to:


Prostate Cancer Canada, 2 Lombard St., 3rd Floor, Toronto ON M5C 1M1