Privacy Policy


United Way Halifax is committed to protecting and respecting the confidentiality of donor data.

How does United Way Halifax protect donor privacy?

• We do not sell or trade personal information and do not ‘rent’ out mailing lists. We implement security measures to protect your personal information, and we limit access to this information to authorized personnel only.

• We will allow you full access to your information upon request and we will maintain its accuracy in keeping with your instructions. We will dispose of this information safely after the period of time prescribed by law.

• We will not provide or share your personal information with third parties unless we receive permission from the donor or the law requires us to do so.

• We may release or use your personal information for the purpose for which it was provided with selected third parties. When we select third parties, we ensure use of security and privacy standards that are required by law and act in conjunction with our own.  

• We will obtain consent to include your name on lists we may publish to recognize donors and donor levels – ex: Leadership Donors


How is personal information used?

Personal information is gathered and used by United Way Halifax to:

• Process and recognize a donation;

• Forward information to a specified agency of the donor’s choice;

• Understand donor interests and demographics;

• Conform to procedures required by law;

• Register your participation at a meeting or event;

• Communicate effectively;

• Build strong relationships; and,

• Meet service expectations.


Online Privacy 

Many websites are designed to track and gather user information. Please see the “Security” section of our Privacy Policy for more detailed information on our practices and principles. 

Privacy Policy last revised August 17, 2015.

United Way Halifax Community Guidelines

United Way Halifax believes in creating dialogue around important issues in our community so that we might stand up together to find local solutions and celebrate community success. We strive to offer a safe place for people to share their thoughts, ideas, opinions and experience.

We reserve the right to delete comments that are unlawful, disrespectful, slanderous, racist, defamatory, malicious, threatening, profane or obscene in nature. Posts that include spam, graffiti, or advertising unrelated to United Way’s work will be removed. If a user repeatedly violates the guidelines as outlined above, United Way Halifax reserves the right to block and/or report the account in question.

For more information or to share your comments directly with us, please email

Contacting Us 
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.