Last updated: May 24, 2021

All Nations International Development Agency (the “Company”, “Company”, "Us", "We", or "Our") operates the www.anida.org website (the "Service").

This page describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

All Nations International Development Agency (ANIDA) upholds the highest standards when protecting the privacy of its donors, supporters, employees and other stakeholders. Integrity is a core value of the organization that cultivates in the space of trust and accountability.

ANIDA adheres to use best practices with regards to the privacy and security of all its stakeholders and is committed to keeping it a priority.

We use Your Personal Data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from www.anida.org

Interpretation and Definitions


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.


  • • My Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
  • • Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to All Nations International Development Agency (ANIDA), 4401 Steeles Ave. West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3N 2S4.
    For the purpose of the GDPR, the Company is the Data Controller.
  • • Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
  • • Country refers to: Ontario, Canada
  • • Data Controller, for the purposes of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), refers to the Company as the natural or legal person which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of Your Personal Data.
  • • Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
  • • Personal Data is any information in our possession or likely to come into our possession, that relates to an identified or identifiable living individual.
    For the purposes for GDPR, Personal Data means any information relating to You such as a name, an identification number, location data, online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.
  • • Service refers to the Website www.anida.org operated by All Nations International Development Agency (ANIDA)
  • • Service Provider (or Data Processors) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company’s Data Controller. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.
    For the purpose of the GDPR, Service Providers are considered Data Processors. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
  • • Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a User can log in or create an account to use the Service.
  • • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
  • • Website refers to ANIDA, accessible from www.anida.org
  • • You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
    Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), You can be referred to as the Data Subject or as the User as you are the individual using the Service.

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Ten (10) Principles

As set out in Schedule 1 of Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, We will comply with the Ten Principles for protecting Personal Data when collecting, using, and disclosing Your information.

  • • Accountability: We are responsible for Personal Data under our control for our compliance with the following principles.
  • • Identifying Purposes: The purposes for which Personal Data is collected shall be identified by Us at or before the time the information is collected.
  • • Consent: Your knowledge and consent are required for the collection, use or disclosure of Personal Data, except where inappropriate.
  • • Limiting Collection: The collection of Personal Data shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by Us. Information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
  • • Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention: Personal Data shall not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with Your consent or as required by law. Personal Data shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • • Accuracy: Personal Data shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used. Please let Us know of any changes with Your information for Us to update Our files.
  • • Safeguards: Your Personal Data shall be protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
  • • Openness: We shall make easily available to Your specific information about Our policies and practices relating to the management of Personal Data.
  • • Individual Access: Upon request, You shall be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of Your Personal Data and shall be given access to that information. You shall be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of Your Personal Data and have it amended as appropriate.
  • • Challenging Compliance: You shall be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the above principles to Us.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • • Email address
  • • First name and last name
  • • Phone number
  • • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal Code, City, PO Box
  • • Bank account information in order to pay for products and/or services within the Service
  • • Cookies and Usage Data

When You pay for a product and/or a service via bank transfer, We may ask You to provide information to facilitate this transaction and to verify Your identity. Such information may include, without limitation:

  • • Date of birth
  • • Passport or National ID card
  • • Bank card statement
  • • Other information linking You to an address

We may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to You. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from Us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send.

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Location Data

We may use and store information about Your location if You give Us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.

You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time, through Your device settings.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to Your browser from a website and stored on Your device. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service.

The technologies We use may include:

  • • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Service may use Cookies.
  • • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Service may use local stored objects (or Flash Cookies) to collect and store information about Your preferences or Your activity on our Service. Flash Cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as those used for Browser Cookies. For more information on how You can delete Flash Cookies, please read "Where can I change the settings for disabling, or deleting local shared objects?" available at https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-local-shared-objects-flash.html#main_Where_can_I_change_the_settings_for_disabling__or_deleting_local_shared_objects_
  • • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).
  • • Session Cookies – We administer Session Cookies on Your personal computer or mobile device and are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.
  • • Persistent Cookies – These are third-party cookies that may remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline. We may use these cookies to track information about traffic to the Website and how users use the Website. The information gathered via these Cookies may directly or indirectly identify You as an individual visitor. This is because the information collected is typically linked to a pseudonymous identifier associated with the device You use to access the Website. We may also use these Cookies to test new pages, features or new functionality of the Website to see how Our users react to them.
  • • Preference Cookies – We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • • Security Cookies – For security purposes, We use Security Cookies to ensure that our Service is able to restrict access of malicious scripts.

Use of Your Personal Data

ANIDA may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • • To provide and maintain our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service.
  • • To manage Your My Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a registered user.
  • • For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.
  • • To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
  • • To provide You with news, special offers, customer support and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.
  • • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.
  • • To gather analysis or valuable information so that We can improve our Service.
  • • To detect, prevent and address technical issues.
  • • For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Service, products, services, marketing and your experience.

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  • • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, for payment processing, to contact You.
  • • With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include Our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that We control or that are under common control with Us.
  • • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see Your name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.
  • • With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.

Retention of Your Personal Data

ANIDA will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies. When removed from Our Service, your Personal Data is securely erased, destroyed, or appropriately anonymized.

ANIDA will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at Our operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your region, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.

If You are located outside Canada and choose to provide information to Us, please note that We transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Canada and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

ANIDA will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Business Transactions

If ANIDA is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, We may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements

ANIDA may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • • Comply with a legal obligation
  • • Protect and defend the rights or property of ANIDA
  • • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  • • Protect against legal liability

Security Safeguards of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data 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 Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

For example, We use password protocols and encryption software in protecting Your Personal Data and other information We receive when a donation is made and/, or a product is purchased on-line. Our software is routinely updated to maximize the protection of such information.

Personal Data gathered by Us is kept in strict confidence. Your Personal Data can only be accessed by Our authorized staff based only on their need to deal with it for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Security Safeguards are in place to ensure that Personal Data is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purposes described above.

Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (or Service Providers) to perform their tasks on Our behalf, to assist Us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third-parties have access to Your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


We may use third-party Service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

• Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Email Marketing

ANIDA may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to You. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from Us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send or by contacting Us.

We may use Email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to You.

• Mailchimp

Mailchimp is an email marketing sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC.

For more information on the privacy practices of Mailchimp, please visit their Privacy policy: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/


ANIDA may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, We may use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

We will not store or collect Your payment card details. That information is provided directly to Our third-party payment processors whose use of Your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

• Stripe

Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://stripe.com/us/privacy

• Elavon

Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.elavon.com/privacy-pledge.html

When You use Our Service to pay a product and/or service via bank transfer, We may ask You to provide information to facilitate this transaction and to verify Your identity.

Usage, Performance and Miscellaneous

ANIDA may use third-party Service Providers to provide better improvement of our Service.

• Invisible reCAPTCHA

We use an invisible captcha service named reCAPTCHA. reCAPTCHA is operated by Google. The reCAPTCHA service may collect information from You and from Your Device for security purposes. The information gathered by reCAPTCHA is held in accordance with the Privacy Policy of Google: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

GDPR Privacy

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If You are from the European Economic Area (EEA), ANIDA legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Data described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data We collect and the specific context in which We collect it.

ANIDA may process Personal Data under the following conditions:

  • • You have given Us Your consent for processing Personal Data for one or more specific purposes.
  • • We need to perform a contract with You for the Provision of Personal Data. This is necessary for the performance of an agreement with You and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • • The Processing Personal Data is in Our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by Your rights. Processing Personal Data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Company is subject.
  • • Processing Personal Data is necessary in order to protect Your vital interests or of another natural person.
  • • Processing Personal Data is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Company.
  • • Processing Personal Data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Company.

In any case, ANIDA will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Your Rights under the GDPR

ANIDA undertakes to respect the confidentiality of Your Personal Data and to guarantee You can exercise Your rights.

You have the right under this Privacy Policy, and by law if You are within the European Economic Area (EEA), to:

  • Request access to Your Personal Data. The right to access, update or delete the information We have on You. Whenever made possible, You can access, update or request deletion of Your Personal Data directly within Your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact Us to assist You. This also enables You to receive a copy of the Personal Data We hold about You.
  • Request correction of the Personal Data that We hold about You. You have the right to have any incomplete or inaccurate information We hold about You corrected.
  • Object to processing of Your Personal Data. This right exists where We are relying on a legitimate interest as the legal basis for Our processing and there is something about Your particular situation, which makes You want to object to our processing of Your Personal Data on this ground. You also have the right to object where We are processing Your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
  • Request erasure of Your Personal Data. You have the right to ask Us to delete or remove Personal Data when there is no good reason for Us to continue processing it.
  • Request the transfer of Your Personal Data. We will provide to You, or to a third-party You have chosen, Your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated information which You initially provided consent for Us to use or where We used the information to perform a contract with You.
  • Withdraw Your consent. You have the right to withdraw Your consent on using your Personal Data. If You withdraw Your consent, We may not be able to provide You with access to certain specific functionalities of the Service.

Please note that We may ask You to verify Your identity before responding to such requests.

Exercising of Your GDPR Data Protection Rights

You may exercise Your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by contacting Us. Please note that we may ask You to verify Your identity before responding to such requests. If You make a request, We will try our best to respond to You as soon as possible.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about Our collection and use of Your Personal Data. For more information, if You are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please contact Your local data protection authority in the EEA.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Compliance

ANIDA complies with the requirements of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, as amended from time to time at all times, including when:

  • • Sending emails from My Account.
  • • Email address or domain name.
  • • Obtaining consent from recipients to send emails.
  • • Managing and responding to requests to unsubscribe and documenting and retaining records of consent.

The Company does not send commercial electronic messages (“CEMs”) to any person unless it has express or implied consent from the recipient. The CEM includes identification and contact information for the sender, and the CEM has an unsubscribe mechanism.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (or Children).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

  • • By email: privacy@anida.org
  • • By visiting this page on our website: https://anida.org/pages/contact
  • • By phone number: ANIDA Head Office 416.667.9333
    ANIDA Toll-Fee 1.866.845.5505
  • • By mail: Attention: Privacy 4401 Steeles Ave. W., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3N 2S4