Privacy Policy and Compliance with Quebec’s Law 25

The West Island Cancer Wellness Centre (WICWC) is committed to ensuring that any personal information with which it has been entrusted is handled ethically and, as such, is in the process of creating a Code for Protection of Personal Information in compliance with Quebec Law 25.

The West Island Cancer Wellness Centres’ Board of Directors wholeheartedly affirms its unwavering dedication to upholding the principles and provisions delineated in the Code. We assume full responsibility for its implementation and steadfast adherence.

The collection of information by the WICWC is done solely to carry out its responsibilities of the organization to support cancer patients and their loved ones, and to fulfil the WICWC fundraising goals.

We recognize the right of any individual to raise concerns regarding our compliance with the Code and assure timely and thorough responses to such inquiries. Furthermore, any individual retains the right to contest the accuracy of information within our possession about them. If such concerns are deemed valid, we will make the necessary adjustments promptly.

Debbie Magwood, Director General and Maggie Costa, Director of Development have been appointed the Privacy Officers for the WICWC. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact them at they will be available to discuss any privacy-related concerns or questions.

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which West Island Cancer Wellness Centre collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all services offered by West Island Cancer Wellness Centre. WICWC is committed to protecting your data and privacy.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, or send us a message. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information (donations). Users may however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. This information is only known to WICWC employees.

How we use collected information

West Island Cancer Wellness Centre may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
We may use the email address to respond to User inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include the organization’s news, updates, related program or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Web browser cookies

Use of Google Analytics on this Website – This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Changes to this privacy policy

West Island Cancer Wellness Centre has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

West Island Cancer Wellness Centre
115 rue du Barry
Kirkland (Québec)
H9H 0C4
514 695-9355