Privacy Policy


The IWC is committed to protecting personal information, by following responsible information handling practices in keeping with privacy laws.

The IWC uses modern information and communication technologies to support our IWC activities. Our Privacy Statement covers the IWC and our website.

Anonymous Access

You can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.

We collect information about you only if you volunteer it.

Because IWC wants your website experience to be informational and resourceful, our website also provides a number of links to third party sites.

Hamilton’s IWC assumes no responsibility for the information practices of sites you are able to access through our site. We encourage visitors to review each site’s privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

Your choice

We collect personal data you volunteer online, or when you make use of or register for our programs and services, in order to better meet your program, service and information needs.

We also use and disclose data, which does not identify individuals, for statistical purposes to develop and enhance IWC programs and services.

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

If you supply us with your contact information, you may hear from us about important information concerning the IWC program or service in which you are registered.

You may also hear from us about other IWC programs and services that may interest and benefit you. If you do not wish to hear about other IWC programs, services or opportunities, please complete our Opt-out form to receive an opt-out form you can complete and return to us.

If you wish to reverse your previous opt-out choice and receive information about other IWC programs, services and opportunities, please contact us at (905) 529-5209.

Information sharing

We do not sell personal information we collect.

We will not disclose your personal information to anyone else without your prior knowledge or consent, except when required by a government body or agency, or as permitted by law.

Children’s Privacy

In keeping with our Mission and Vision, the IWC believes in the development of healthy, confident children.

For children under 12 years of age, we will obtain permission from a parent or legal guardian to collect and use personally identifiable information about a child.

Confidentiality / Security

IWC maintains physical, electronic and administrative safeguards that are appropriate to the type of personal information we obtain from you.

IWC staff and volunteers having access to personal data are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information and handle it responsibly.

Privacy Questions

If you are aware of any inaccuracy or changes in the personal information which we hold about you, please contact an IWC staff member.

If you have an inquiry about IWC privacy practices, please contact us.

If you have a complaint or concern about IWC’s information handling practices, we encourage you to talk to us.

In most cases, discussing your concern with the Executive Director for your IWC program or service, will address your concern.

Ongoing Relevancy

The IWC regularly reviews its policies and procedures to ensure we remain current with changing laws and evolving public expectations.