The Council of Canadians of African and Caribbean Heritage (“CCACH”) has ethical and legal obligations to protect the Personal Information of its Clients, Volunteers, Students, Staff and Board of Directors.

When collecting information, CCACH will collect Personal Information directly from the individual. CCACH Personnel may collect Personal Information as needed to operate CCACH programs or activities and will not collect more Personal Information than is required to fulfill those purposes.

Information that is collected will be stored at the CCACH Centre offices computer databases.  This database can be accessed by the Board of Directors and CCACH personnel.

When CCACH Personnel collects Personal Information directly from an individual, the individual should be informed of: the purpose for the collection; the legal authority for the collection; and the contact person if the individual has any questions about the collection.

It is advisable that upon collection of personal information, CCACH personnel obtains consent for the use of the information for CCACH programs and activities.  If information is being used for these purposes it can be assumed that consent is implied by the very act of the Persons providing the information to CCACH personnel.

CCACH will not rent, sell or trade our mailing lists. The information provided to CCACH will be used to keep members informed and up to date on CCACH’S activities, including programs, services, special events, funding needs, opportunities to volunteer or to give, open houses, and other events. If at any time a person wishes to be removed from any of these lists, individuals should contact the Chairperson of the Board of Directors and will immediately be deleted and removed from CCACH databases.