Privacy Policy


Spinal Cord Injury Canada is committed to ensuring your personal information is protected when using our websites. While you can use many features of the our websites anonymously, you are required to provide personal information to gain access to some of our services.


This Privacy Policy describes the Personal Information privacy practices relating to Spinal Cord Injury Canada’s websites – and Spinal Cord Injury Canada respects the personal privacy of all website visitors.

How we use "cookies"

As you probably know, "cookies" are small pieces of information that some websites store on your computer's hard drive when you visit them. Like many other websites, and may use cookies to identify visitors. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but allow you to modify security settings so you can approve or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis. Even if you do not use cookies, you can still access all of the features on our site.

Collecting your Personal Information

 Spinal Cord Injury Canada will ask you when we need any personal information. Generally, this information is requested when you are signing up to be part of a letter-writing campaign, signing up to receive e-news, sending in stories, making online donations or signing up for any other services offered by Spinal Cord Injury Canada. Personal information collected by Spinal Cord Injury Canada’s websites often is limited to e-mail address, name, postal code or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested. For example: If you choose to donate to Spinal Cord Injury in the Donations section of the website, we will request personal information via Canada Helps such as: e-mail, credit card number, name, address and telephone number.

Use of your Personal Information

Spinal Cord Injury Canada uses your personal information for three primary purposes:

  • to make our websites easier for you to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once
  • to help you quickly find services or information on either of our websites and/or microsites 
  • to alert you to service upgrades, special offers, updated information and other news and updates from or Include-Me.Ca

Information is gathered about site visitors for the sole purpose of serving you better. Any personal information gathered by Spinal Cord Injury Canada is never for sale or traded to any third parties, and will not be divulged to a party other than Spinal Cord Injury Canada unless a Canadian law requires it.

Your responsibility

By accessing any of the Spinal Cord Injury Canada websites you are agreeing to be bound by this policy, and consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Policy.

If you do not agree with the terms of this policy, please exit from our websites and do not disclose any personal information through this site or access any other pages. Spinal Cord Injury Canada reserves the right to make changes to this policy without prior notice.

If changes are made to this policy, a notice will be posted on our websites with a link to the updated Privacy Policy. Please read any such notice and the new policy statement. If you return to any Spinal Cord Injury Canada website after a period of more than 30 days, please check this Privacy Policy to confirm that you are aware of the details of the most recent update.

This Policy will have a “last date updated” notice so you can ensure that you are familiar with the terms of the most recent policy. Your continued use of the websites will constitute your acceptance of any new terms.

If we wish to use your personal information for purposes other than those to which you have agreed previously, your consent will be obtained.


Feedback about our Privacy Policy is encouraged and welcomed. Call (416-200-5814) or email Our address is: 477 Mt Pleasant Rd #105, Toronto, ON M4S 2L9.

Modifications to this or other policies

Spinal Cord Injury Canada is committed to ensuring that its policies, practices and procedures are consistent with and promote the core principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. Any Spinal Cord Injury Canada policy that does not respect and promote the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities will be modified or removed.