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Overall. We only collect personally identifying information (for example, user name, donor name, e-mail address, mailing address, employer, and telephone number, etc.) about registered users, donors or other Site users (collectively, the "Users") when knowingly provided by them.

Registration. Personally identifiable information of Users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the User's prior consent. However, we may use registration or other information in the following ways:

HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF CANADA will be pleased to inform you of the existence, any use, and disclosure of personally identifying information, and provide you with access to that Personal Information, within 30 (thirty) days of a receipt of a written request directed to HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF CANADA Website Coordinator at 2300 Yonge Street, Suite 1300, Toronto ON, M4P1E4, subject to exceptions assigned by law.

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HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF CANADA uses Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") encryption technology to ensure the integrity and privacy of the personal and credit card information you pass to us via the Internet when you make an online donation or place an order online. However, to take advantage of this, you must use a compatible browser.

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Content is subject to change without notice at the sole editorial discretion of HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF CANADA. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.