Jan 22, 2023
Commitment to Privacy
Campaign Compass Inc (“Campaign”)
collect and handle personal information to ensure its confidentiality,
security, and accuracy.
to personal information received or derived from Political Parties related to
elections and voters information provided for a political party or a Candidate
and any other person or entity that represents or works for us or our
candidates whether on a paid or volunteer basis.
information you provide to us while accessing or using the Campaign Application
and Website. www.campaigncompass.ca
Campaign Compass tracks the user’s
location and shares it with other users in the account so they can easily
locate their fellow volunteers. The data is also sent to account administrator
to monitor the activity of volunteers. The location data permission in the
mobile app can be declined which will result in not sharing the user’s
location. If the location permissions are accepted, then the user’s location is
tracked when they are using the mobile app or when the mobile app is in
background/ not in use.
We do not save user’s location
data for longer than it is necessary. Once the data has been sent to other
users in the same account, the data is no longer saved in the system.
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information is
information about an identifiable individual. It may include information such
as your name, address, telephone number and other contact information.
SOURCES OF INFORMATION COLLECTION
We may collect the following
When you attend an event or sign
on to Campaign’s mailing list, we collect your name, contact details, email
address, and certain other information.
We may also purchase or rent
mailing lists from trusted third-party service providers. You may request that
your email address be removed by sending your request to email@example.com
We may collect your personal
information when you are contacted by a volunteer of a candidate through
door-to-door canvassing or through telephone solicitation.
From time to time we may use
surveys to help us understand which issues you are interested in. We may
aggregate or compile information we receive in response to these surveys
(including your comments) and make this available to the public. This aggregated information will not
disclose your email address or information that may identify you.
We will collect personal
information from you when you contribute money to a candidate either on our
website or through our application or by mail or at one of our events. When you
contribute to a candidate through the website, we use trusted payment processors
to process your transaction. We will never access, store, or otherwise retain
your credit card/payment card information. However, as required by Law, we are
to collect and report the name and mailing address of individuals whose
contributions exceed $20. If you attend or sign up for one of our fundraising
or other events we may collect your name, contact details, and email address.
We may also use passive tracking
technologies and third-party analytics tools to collect information from you.
These tools may automatically monitor and track information relation to
activities on our website, including the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of your computer,
the IP address of your Internet Service provider, the date and time you access
the website, the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly
to the website, the operating system you are using, the pages of the website
website and to improve its contents. A “Cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s
computer or other Internet-connected devices to uniquely identify the visitor’s
browser or to store information or settings in the browser. Cookies make it
more convenient for you to use our website. For example, the information
provided through Cookies is used to recognize you as a previous user of the
website to offer personalized web page content and information for your use and
to otherwise facilitate your experience. A Cookie may remain on your computer,
phone, or browser after the session finishes. You may decline cookies if your
browser permits but doing so may affect your use of the website and your
ability to access certain features of the website or engage in transactions
through the website.
We may also collect information if
you engage with our website through a third-party social media platform. For
example, if you tag us in content, we and other users of the social media
platform may be able to view your profile. Your use of third-party platforms remains
subject to the terms and privacy policies you have agreed to with such
We may work with a variety of
trusted service providers such as polling firms, fundraisers and companies that
assist us in identifying and contacting our candidates’ supporters. We may
receive your name, contact information, and email address from these service
providers where you have provided your consent for this purpose.
PURPOSES OF COLLECTION
We use your personal information
to communicate with you.
Candidate for election may also
communicate with you.
Aggregated information which is no
personal information may be collected to personalize experiences using the
Application and Website and to understand issues of concern for the electorate
and assess trends.
LIMITING USE, DISCLOSURE AND RETENTION
We strive to use your personal
information in a responsible and respectful manner. We retain any personal
information you provide for as long as required to fulfil the purposes for
which we collected it, unless otherwise stated. By completing any of our online
forms, you are consenting to our collection and retention of the information
you provide. We limit the collection of personal information to that which is
necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. We maintain
security systems to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized
access, disclosure, or misuse, and from loss or unauthorized alteration. We
take physical precautions for your safety such as shredding all paper
documentation containing personal information once it has been recorded in our
electronic systems. Our website has several security measures in place to
protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our
control. Computer systems have restricted access limited only to those persons
and organizations necessary to its proper functioning. Highly sensitive data,
including payment information you enter online to contribute, is additionally
secured through encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. All
information will remain confidential to the Political Party, its riding
associations and to individuals working and volunteering for us.
WE DO NOT SELL YOUR PERSONAL
INFORMATION UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE
POLITICAL PARTY OR REGISTERED CANDIDATE SOURCED INFORMATION (THE SOURCED
We obtain copies of voters list
and utilize the list under the campaigning as an authorized use. The Voters
List includes personal information about eligible voters and is collected and
maintained ongoing to support elections or byelections. The Senior Elections
Officer and or/Register creates the voters list used by Candidates. The voters
list helps Candidates reach eligible voters to provide them with the
information needed to exercise their right to vote. The Sourced Information
from a Permanent Register of Electors will be disclosed only to our candidates
and other authorized third parties after we obtain written acknowledgement from
the recipient it will only use the information for electoral purposes. Our
candidates likewise require the same written acknowledgement from any
authorized third parties to whom they disclose this information. These written
acknowledgements contain provisions permitting our candidates to terminate the
supply of this information at any time and to require the return of all copies
of the information upon termination.
If any personal information under
our control is lost or stolen, we will:
● Take measures to contain the
breach and identify the source of the breach;
● Document the circumstances that
led to the breach;
● Review our internal policies,
processes, and procedures to prevent future breaches. Should there be any
unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, destruction, or modification of
the voters list, appropriate actions will be taken.
All candidates and their employees
information obtained by The Sourced Information, Candidates will also be
● Limit their use of any personal
information received from The Sourced Information to electoral purposes only as
required by Law.
● Obtain written acknowledgements
from each third party to whom they disclose such information that the
information may be used only for electoral purposes.
● Track the distribution of all
copies of the information supplied to the candidate;
Accuracy of Personal Information
We always try to keep your personal
information accurate and up to date. If you wish to update your personal
information, contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.