Privacy & Terms of Use

The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (and initiative of Focus on the family Canada) is concerned about and respects your privacy while visiting our Web site. The IMFC will never sell, lease or rent your confidential information. However, if it is necessary, we will share information for legal reasons. We will always endeavour to take steps to assure that any information you provide to us will remain secure.

Collection of Information

However, the IMFC does at times ask that you provide us with personal information while online. The type of information we collect typically, but not always, corresponds directly with the service you request. For instance, you can make donations, register for events, submit questions or request resources. The information you provide will be used to deliver resource materials, provide tax receipts, to contact prize winners and to keep you informed and up to date on the activities of the IMFC and its parent organization, Focus on the Family Canada, including programs, services, special events, funding needs, opportunities to volunteer or to give and more through periodic contacts. As a visitor, the personal information you provide may also be used to improve the usability of, and information available on, our sites. In other words, at times we will ask you for more information, beyond just your name and contact information, than is needed to facilitate our response to your specific request. Your provision of such additional information is your acknowledgement that you consent to our use of such information to better serve you, our visitor, and others coming to our sites.

The IMFC will not sell, lease or rent its mailing list or any of your confidential information to any outside organization or individual. However, we may need to disclose personal information as required by law, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, search warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request, to enforce our Terms of Service, or site rules; or to protect the safety and security of our visitors and our sites.

Our Web site's ecommerce system uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our Web site. You are able to see when the SSL encryption is active either by the "padlock" icon at the bottom of your browser's window or by a blue line around the window. In certain areas, password protection is used to protect your privacy and security.

Focus reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time and requests that you review this policy for updates.