1. Our Commitment to Privacy
2. Collection of Personal Information
If you decide that you no longer want your story posted on our website, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we remove this information. Please note that we cannot delete any personal videos that you have posted on YouTube or any other similar websites. You are personally responsible for deleting all videos uploaded to other websites.
3. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
When you share your story on blood.ca/mystory, your name, city, story, photos and video links are displayed to all blood.ca/mystory visitors. We may use your email address to send you a request to approve the posting of your story on our website.
Canadian Blood Services will not use or disclose the personal information that we collect about you for other purposes without your express consent, except in limited circumstances where such use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to provide the services, or as permitted by law.
4.Sharing Your Story on Social Media
Blood.ca/mystory is about sharing your experiences with others as a way of saying “thank you” and encouraging individuals to become donors. When you post your story on blood.ca/mystory, Canadian Blood Services may share your story, including your name, city, photos and video links through any social media service. By posting your story on blood.ca/mystory, you are consenting to this sharing of your personal information.
5. Web Analytics & Cookies
When you visit blood.ca/mystory, we may collect information about your browser type and your IP address for the purposes of diagnosing problems with our website and to track website usage.
In addition, we store certain information from your browser using “cookies”. A “cookie” is information that is transferred from a website’s server to your computer’s browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. This information is available to the website’s server when you return to that site using the same browser. This information can be used to identify the user of the browser visiting the site and record, for example, preferences and usage in general.
Canadian Blood Services takes appropriate precautions to protect users’ personal information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of personal information, we have put in place appropriate technical and administrative safeguards to protect the personal information we collect online.
9. Contact Us