Progress Toronto respects your privacy.

We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals through this website unless it is provided voluntarily and knowingly like on our e-newsletter subscription, petitions, or donation forms.

Any and all personal information you voluntarily provide is protected under the provisions of Canada’s federal privacy legislation.

We do collect non-personal and aggregate information from our site visitors.

We automatically log information about visits to this website in the normal course of establishing and maintaining web connections. Our servers record statistical information such as visitors' IP addresses, time and duration of visit, and web pages visited.

Like most websites, ours uses "cookies" to obtain non-personal information from site visitors (small data files that your web browser places on your computer when you visit a website). Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to accept them or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. That is up to you to set up.

Progress Toronto does not extract personal information in this process, nor do we provide this information to third parties. Cookies allow us to speed up the navigation process and to make the website experience more efficient; they also help us measure the traffic on our website so that we can assess the effectiveness of our education and outreach efforts. If you choose to provide personal information in order to sign up for our e-newsletter or make a donation online, we will only use that information as follows:

Email Updates

Our email updates are a way to share announcements regarding the work and helpful resources of Progress Toronto. We may occasionally ask subscribers to consider making a donation or to sign a petition or take an action. If you do sign up for our email updates, we will never share or disclose your email address to any third party.

Signing Petitions or Taking Action

We encourage people to take action through various forms. If you do, we will never share or disclose

Online Donors

If you make a donation to Progress Toronto using our convenient online form, your email address and credit card information will be handled with extreme confidentiality.

Security is paramount

Progress Toronto has taken steps to keep all information received from our online visitors as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use. All personal information you provide is stored in a secure database; your credit card information is only used to process your order and is not stored beyond the point at which your payment is approved. All online payments are processed securely and protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL).

Progress Toronto will only use or disclose your personal information with your consent (or as required by law) for the purposes for which it was collected.

Progress Toronto will ensure that consent for personal information use is applied only to purposes agreed to initially by the individual. Progress Toronto will only keep your information as long as needed for its identified purposes or as required by law.

The following is a list, though not exhaustive, of how Progress Toronto may use your personal information:To administer the website

To improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website

To enable your use of the services available on the website

To send statements and receipts to you, and collect payments from you

To send you general communications

To send an electronic communication on your behalf when you sign one of our petitions, e.g. sending your email message to your local City Councillor

To send you email notifications which you have specifically requested

To deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

Feel free to touch base

Do not hesitate to email Progress Toronto at info [at] progresstoronto [dot] ca if ever you wish to:

access, correct or add to your personal information that we maintain

make a complaint regarding the management of your personal information

be removed from any of our mailing lists or database(s)