Type of Business: Non-profit
Effective date: September 8th, 2023
The Website https://www.gcch.ca/ is owned and operated by the German-Canadian Benevolent Society of British Columbia and is about the German-Canadian Care Home which can be contacted at:
2010 Harrison Drive
Vancouver, BC, V5P 2P6
- The personal data we will collect;
- Use of collected data;
- Who has access to the data collected;
- The rights of site users; and
By using our site users agree that they consent to:
Personal Data we collect
Data collected in a non-automatic way
We may collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our site:
- First and last name
- Email address.
- Billing/ Mailing address
- Phone number
This data may be collected using the Feedback form on our “Family Resources” page (https://www.gcch.ca/services/family-resources/) or the Contact form on the “Send messages to your loved ones” page (https://www.gcch.ca/send-message/). Additionally, if you apply for a membership using the membership application form (https://www.gcch.ca/membership-application-form/) you will be asked to enter your address and phone number.
How we use personal data
The data we collect when the user enters information into the Feedback form on our “Family Resources”, our “Send messages to your loved ones”, as well as the “Membership Application Form” pages may be used for communication purposes only. These forms provide a user-friendly way to interact with the German-Canadian Care Home.
Who we share personal data with
We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:
- If the law requires it;
- If it is required for any legal proceeding;
- To prove or protect our legal rights.
If you follow hyperlinks from our site to another site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their Privacy Policies and practices.
How long we store personal data
User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved.
You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.
How we protect your personal data
In order to protect your security, we use the strongest available browser encryption and store all of our data on secure servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in the employee’s termination.
While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.
How to access, delete, modify or challenge the data collected
If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data and to who we disclosed your personal data, or if would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, please contact our privacy officer here:
2010 Harrison Drive
Vancouver, BC, V5P2P6
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