Privacy Policy

Community Living Ontario is committed to respecting the personal privacy of individuals using its website.

Community Living Ontario does not trade, rent or sell your personal information to any third party.

Community Living Ontario only collects personal information through its website or by contacting us via email.

Community Living Ontario collects personal information on its website, when you have received permission to do. If you are submitting a person under the age of 16, parental approval may be required.

Community Living Ontario collects the first and last name of the person your are recommending and your email address, subject of your inquiry or other necessary information, for the purpose of responding to your specific submission. Community Living Ontario may add your contact information to a central database / distribution list for the purpose of providing you with communications or notification of upcoming events.

All material submitted will become the property of Community Living Ontario and could be used in future communications, print, digital or broadcast communications.

Each submission will be reviewed prior to publishing it live on this website. Future communication may be needed to clarify, update, or modify the submission. Adult content will not be approved. By submitting, you acknowledge, represent, and warrant the following:

  • The submitted story and photograph is true;
  • The submitted story and photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity; and
  • That no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the submission.

The information will be retained only so long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. You will be notified if the intended purpose for the collection and use of this information changes and you will be provided with an opportunity to have your personal information deleted from the contact database.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to help Community Living Ontario, the website operator, analyze how users navigate the site. The information generated by cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google, which has servers in the United States and in other countries. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators (Community Living Ontario staff) and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your web browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Community Living Ontario has implemented Google Analytics features based on Display Advertising  (Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting). Users can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings. In addition, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on to disable tracking by Google Analytics. We use the data provided by Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to develop the website and content around our users’ interests.

Our Privacy Policy further provides that Community Living Ontario may only disclose specific personal information to third party service providers:

  • As required for the identified purposes, as described to you at the time of collection;
  • To other third parties, such as sponsors and website content partners, but only to the extent you give Community Living Ontario your permission to do so; and
  • As required by law or in a legal proceeding or when otherwise permitted or required by law.

The personal information you supply will be displayed on this website. Community Living Ontario uses your personal information to provide you with services you have requested, to process online donations or applications for employment, or to provide you with access to a secure area of our site. In areas of the site in which you may express a personal opinion, such as in discussion groups, online email or chat forums, we reserve the right to publish this information online in accordance with our Terms of Use (see below). By using these forums, you agree to these terms and conditions.

This website collects Aggregate Information through the use of web server logs. Aggregate Information is standard web server / visitor traffic information, regarding overall website traffic patterns. Web servers normally collect this type of basic information as part of their web log processes.

In addition to information provided by visitors to its website, Community Living Ontario may use software that receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our website for the purposes of gathering website usage statistics only. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site.

We may use “cookies” in special areas of our site that require login or registration. These cookies are used only for the purposes of verifying your login information. We do not use cookies to track how our visitors use the website.

Community Living Ontario also uses Aggregate Information gathered from visits to improve the use of its website.

For all inquiries about your personal information subject to this Privacy Policy, including requests to access or correct personal information, please send a written request to: Ron Laroche, Director of Communications, Marketing and Fund Development at