Privacy Policy

Effective: 28/1/19
This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) of The Giustra Foundation (Canada) (“we” or “us”) was created to help you understand how The Giustra Foundation uses information that is collected from your computer and information you submit to The Giustra Foundation, whether through our website or otherwise. This Policy also applies to information collected and used by The Giustra Foundation via third party social media platforms. 

The Giustra Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. 

Agreement regarding Policy:
By using our website, you agree to be legally bound by this Policy, as it may be amended from time to time. The Giustra Foundation may update this Policy at any time. We will make any changes to the Policy available on this page, and by using our website subsequent to any changes, you agree to those changes. We may also notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information through such means as sending a notice to the email address that you have provided us (if any) or placing a prominent notice on our website. If you do not agree to this Policy, you are not permitted to use our website.

If we collect information from you, we use it only for the purposes for which it was collected and the other limited purposes set forth below.

Information Collected:  
Our website collects two types of information from you: (1) General Information; and (2) Personal Information.  

General Information:  The Giustra Foundation automatically collects some information which is not personal information from our website’s “cookies,” other tracking mechanisms, registration forms, online surveys, etc., such as:

-    Your domain name and host for Internet access
-    The date and time of your entry
-    Your IP address, browser type, device, or operating system
-    The pages you visit and links that you use
-    The domain name from which you linked to our website
-    Your city and province
-    Other general demographic information

We aggregate and anonymize this usage information and only use it to identify levels and area of interest in our website, and to improve and refine our website. We may also share this aggregated, anonymous data with our affiliates and certain third parties with whom we work (on an as-needed basis).

Personal Information:
The Giustra Foundation also collects information that may identify you (“personal information”) that you provide when, for example, completing our website’s donations, registration and contact forms, online surveys, and position applications, such as:

-    Name
-    Mailing address
-    Telephone number
-    Email address 
-    Credit card and bank information
-    Job, fellowship, internship, and volunteer position application information
-    Resumes

Use of Information We Collect:
We may use such information for the purpose for which it was collected. 
We do not share your email address, telephone number, or credit card/bank information with third parties.
We will not disclose any of your personal information to a third party, except in the following limited circumstances:

-    To carry out The Giustra Foundation’s mission. Specifically, we may share your mailing address with our affiliated entities, and certain third parties with whom we work, for use for a specific, limited purpose related to The Giustra Foundation’s mission and goals.
-    With your consent to disclose the information
-    To change hosts or when our host transfers business assets
-    To share it with agents or contractors who perform services for us
-    As permitted or required by law

Control of Your Personal Information:
If you prefer to not share your information as described above, please email us at any time at  Please note that communicating such a preference may limit our ability to interact with you and/or to facilitate your involvement with our activities.

Our website users have the opportunity to change any information previously provided to us through our website and/or to withdraw any consent given. To do so, please send us an email If you have registered to receive emails from The Giustra Foundation and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists by sending us an email through our Contact Page, or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email sent from The Giustra Foundation. We will implement any such correction/update or withdrawal as is reasonable in the circumstances.

Our Commitment to Data Security:
Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by The Giustra Foundation staff on a "need to know" basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Additionally, sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures, to provide an additional level of security.  We will only retain your personal information as long as reasonably required to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as may be permitted or required by law.

Our website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of or the contents on any other websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and any other online policies of other websites that you link to, visit, and/or use.

Our website does not seek to collect any information from children. If a child provides us with information, the parent or guardian may notify us, and we will make commercially reasonable efforts to have the information deleted from our records.

Legal Disclaimer:
While there is no such thing as “perfect” security on the Internet, we take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your personal information. Our website has security measures in place to protect loss, misuse, and/or alteration of such information under our control. However, we do not guarantee the security of your General or Personal Information. In addition, we do not assume any liability for third party use of your General or Personal Information, whether obtained legally or illegally from or through our website. We may disclose personal information with the relevant individual’s consent, when permitted or required by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to comply with the law or with legal process served on The Giustra Foundation. Although we use security that we believe to be appropriate to protect your General or Personal Information, we do not guarantee that our security precautions will protect against, and we expressly disclaim any liability for, any loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information.

Contacting Us:
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at or send us a message through our Contact Page