privacy policy

Last Updated: 1st day of May, 2022


It is the purpose of this Information management and privacy policy to outline how we manage  information and privacy for the HER Startup program. The HER Startup program is administered by the Syrian Canadian Foundation. The Syrian Canadian Foundation  is committed to protecting the privacy of its clients, donors,  volunteers, employees, and other stakeholders. We value the trust of those we deal with and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the  information that you choose to share with us. 


During the course of our various projects and activities, we frequently gather and use personal  information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully  protected. 

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish or identify a specific individual.  This information can include an individual’s place of birth, languages spoken, and their resumé.  Business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as name, title/position,  company, address, email and fax is not considered personal information. 

Collecting, Using, And Disclosing Personal Information Only For Purposes Identified By You  

The Syrian Canadian Foundation collects personal data you volunteer online, when you donate, make use of, or register for our programs and services, in order to better meet your service, information, and donor needs. 

We also use and disclose data, which does not identify individuals, for statistical purposes to develop  and enhance The Syrian Canadian Foundation’s programs and services. 

We may also collect personal information in order to satisfy legal, government and regulatory  obligations. 

If you supply us with your personal contact information, you may hear from us about important  information concerning the Syrian Canadian Foundation program or service in which you are registered. You may also  hear from us about other Syrian Canadian Foundation programs and services that may interest and benefit you. 

If you do not wish to hear about other Syrian Canadian Foundation programs, services or opportunities, please contact The Syrian Canadian Foundation at and/or

The Syrian Canadian Foundation has various Special Events and fundraising campaigns to build awareness and raise funds for the Syrian Canadian Foundation. Some of these events/campaigns require the gathering of personal information, and w