Last updated November 14, 2008
Controllers of Personal Information
Any personal information provided or to be gathered by opendoorsca.org is controlled by Open Doors, 8-19 Brownridge Road, Halton Hills, ON, L7G 0C6.
Collection and use of personal information about supporters
The information we gather from supporters helps us to fulfill your requests and continually improve your experience at opendoorsca.org.
We use the information to deliver publications, process donations, communicate with you about publications and donations, update our records and generally maintain your contact details and communication records held in our database.
We also use this information to prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website and to enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.
Information you give us
We collect personal data using HTML forms on our website. We receive and store information you enter on our website or give us in any other way.
Use of these forms is entirely voluntary on your part. If you do not want us to hold any personal data about you, then please do not submit the electronic forms. The personal data collected includes:
Your telephone number(s)
Your email address
Your date of birth (optional)
You can choose not to provide certain information. However, this might also result in not being able to take advantage of some of our features.
We collect this data for communication purposes only. A member of our team may use it to contact you in the future. We do not collect or use this personal data for any other purpose.
Information about our supporters is an important part of our ministry. We DO NOT share it with other Christian organizations. We DO NOT sell it to others.
We receive and store your email address when you fill in one of our online forms and also if you subscribe directly to our Email Prayer Alerts, the email version of our Frontline Faith Newsletter bulletins or any other e-publications we may offer.
Email addresses alone – i.e. without other contact details - are never divulged by Open Doors Canada to any third party whatsoever.
Information from other sources
Examples of information we receive from other sources include updated delivery and address information from our carriers, which we use to correct our records and deliver your next communication more easily.
Cookies are small amounts of data code that are transferred to a site visitor's hard drive through their Web browser.
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts sensitive information you input.
We transmit your entire contact details and credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during donation processing using SSL encryption.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personally identifiable supporter information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to ensure that any personal data held under our control is protected from unauthorized access, unauthorized modification, unlawful destruction, accidental loss, improper use or improper disclosure. Any of our employees and data processors who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our site visitors' personal data.
What are my other options?
You are not obliged to provide personal information to us online. There are other methods of communication available to you:
ü Call our office at 905-636-0944 with your credit card details.
ü Fax your credit card details to our office at 905-636-0946.
ü Mail letters and cheques to our mailing address at Open Doors Canada, 8-19 Brownridge Road, Halton Hills, ON, L7G 0C6.
ü Email us at
.Any of the above methods may be used to make a donation or to subscribe to Open Doors' publications and/or e-publications.
What if I have questions or need to make corrections to my information?
You can always contact us directly to review or change any personal information you have provided. Simply call our office at (905) 636-0944 or fax your questions to us at (905) 636-0946. Alternatively, you can send letters to: Open Doors Canada, 8-19 Brownridge Road, Halton Hills, ON, L7G 0C6. To contact us by email, click on:
Our Privacy Notice may change from time to time. You should check our website frequently to see recent changes.