Youth and Philanthropy Initiative

Privacy Policy

Last updated: January 2023

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) Canada (“us”, “we”, “our”) operates (the “Site”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.   

Collection and Use of Information

When you visit our Site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. This information is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user).

The Log Data helps us to understand how our Site is used and to assist us in planning for future improvements to the Site to better meet our visitors’ needs.

Why We Ask Participating Educators to Register on the Site

YPI Canada requires educators (“users”) to register on the site to access privileged content, including resource guides, worksheets, multi-media content and support materials for the delivery of the YPI program.

In order to screen users, YPI Canada collects certain Personal Identifiable Information like name, school, location, courses taught during the registration process. Users may wish to provide certain other personal information while directly updating their user accounts, such as profile pictures and biographies. In this policy, “Personal Information” refers to information about an identifiable individual.

In certain circumstances, your information made be made accessible to third parties with whom we have a relationship where the third party is providing services on our behalf (e.g. an IT consultant or web developer might require temporary access to data while under contract to provide services). We will only provide those third parties with information that is necessary for them to perform the services and we take measures to protect your information, including through our contracts with them. We do not sell or share information with organizations outside of our relationship with you that would use it to contact you about their own products or services.

E-mail & Communication

We may use your Personal Information to communicate for such purposes as responding to your requests and periodic communications with you (e.g. newsletters with relevant information, program updates, etc.)

Except as set out in this policy, we will not sell, transfer or otherwise disclose any of your personal information to any third party without your consent.  We must provide those third parties in response to a search warrant or other legally valid enquiry or order to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law.


“Cookies” are small text files that recognize repeat visitors, facilitate ongoing access to some sites, and allow sites to understand how and when pages are visited and by how many people. Users who are concerned about the use of cookie technology may opt to enable a feature in their browser software that will erase cookies, block all cookies, or warn the user before cookies are stored or exchanged. However, some parts of this website may no longer function properly if cookies are disabled.


We will maintain your personal information in secure data storage to safeguard it from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.  We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes stated above or required by law.

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Information Provided on the Site

YPI Canada will make regular updates to the Site content and resources, however, we make no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy of completeness of the contents of this Site.  YPI Canada shall not be liable for damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use of this Site.

Portions of this Site make social media, blogs and/or news articles available to visitors. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas could be made public so please exercise caution when deciding to disclose information on these platforms.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 2019. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Site after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.


This web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours. YPI Canada shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

Contact Us

If you would like to withdraw your consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information or correct any of your personal information we have in our possession, or if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

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