Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This notice explains CANFAR’s online information practices and the choices you can make about the way the information you provide us is collected and used.

Domain Name

CANFAR’s server automatically recognizes, but does not collect or use your domain name (IP address). CANFAR anonymously tracks your visit in order to compile statistical information about the use of its website. We do not collect individual information about you or your use of this site.

The Information We Collect

CANFAR is the sole owner of and the only organization that uses the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others under any circumstances. We collect information from users only in connection with online donations, sales of tickets to special events, conference registrations, and for any other purposes that are clearly and explicitly identified. On the online financial transaction pages listed above, we collect the following personally identifiable information: name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and credit card information. The personally identifiable information you provide is used to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes and to include you on CANFAR’s mailing list. You may unsubscribe from this list at any time. When you send a donation in honour or in memory of someone and request that an acknowledgement be sent to another individual/family, we will use the name and address of that individual/family for acknowledgement purposes only.

Google Analytics

This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to assist CANFAR to analyze how visitors use the Site and to analyze the information generated by the cookies (which includes your IP address). This information is transmitted to and stored by Google. Google uses the information for the purposes of compiling reports on Site activity for CANFAR, evaluating your use of the Site and providing other services to CANFAR related to internet usage and website activity. By using this Site, you agree to use of Google Analytics. For more information on Google’s privacy policy, please visit their website:

Correcting Your Information

You may correct or amend the personal information maintained in CANFAR’s mailing list by contacting our office at 1-844-4-CANFAR (422-6327) or To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making corrections. You will be asked cross-referenced questions (i.e. full name, address, phone number, and, if applicable, credit card expiration date) in order to verify their identity and protect the privacy of CANFAR’s donors.

Links to Other Sites

This site contains links to other sites. CANFAR is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these linked websites.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and ensure the correct use of information, CANFAR has put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of children and young people is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information on our website from those we know to be under 13 years of age, and no part of our website is structured or intended to attract anyone under 13 years of age.

Notification of Changes

In the event that CANFAR decides to change its privacy policy, we will post those changes on our homepage so that users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. In the event of any changes, however, we will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

How to Contact Us

Should you have any questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 1-844-4-CANFAR (422-6327).

Terms of Service

The content and data found on this website, including images, are property of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) and may not be redistributed, copied, or modified without express written permission. Using images found on any CANFAR website, linking to any CANFAR website, or in some other manner framing or including any of the materials contained on any CANFAR website without the prior written permission of CANFAR is strictly prohibited. Such activity could result in legal action. CANFAR reserves the sole right to determine how resources may be used. Decisions regarding use may be revised or rescinded without prior notice. From time-to-time, the information displayed on CANFAR websites may be incorrect or incomplete. By using this site, you agree to hold harmless CANFAR for any damages resulting from these errors or omissions. CANFAR websites may contain links to other sites. CANFAR is not responsible for the privacy practices of the content of external websites.