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Privacy Policy


All material provided on this site is intended for informational purposes only and should not be used to replace official or legally binding documents (except where the material on the site is explicitly identified as comprising the official version of a document).

Your access to and use of this site and related Greater Victoria Police Foundation (“GVPF”) web properties shall be governed by the following Terms of Use.

Terms of Use

Copyright © 2023

All website content, HTML code, scripting, graphics, design elements, etc. on this site copyright © 2023 GVPF, unless otherwise noted. Source code, images, etc. may not be copied in whole or in part, or modified or reproduced through any means electronic or otherwise, without prior written consent.

No Endorsement

This site contain links to other websites, provided as references to assist visitors in identifying and locating other Internet resources that may be of interest. These sites have been developed independently by parties other than the GVPF, and the GVPF does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at such sites.

A link to another site should not be construed to mean that the GVPF is associated with or is legally authorized to use any trademark or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the link to such other sites. In addition, the mention of another party or its product or services on this site should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product or service.

Trade Marks

Certain words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on this site may constitute trade marks, service marks or trade names of the GVPF or other entities. The display of any such marks or names on the site does not imply that the GVPF or other entities have granted a license or authorization of any kind to use such marks or names.

Computer Viruses

While every effort is made to ensure that all information provided on this site does not contain computer viruses, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses and should ensure that you have a complete and current backup of the information contained on your computer system. You should pay specific attention to some of the newer viruses that have been written to automatically execute when an infected word processing document is loaded into certain word processing programs.


The GVPF makes every attempt to maintain appropriate security measures within the physical facilities we operate from to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information collected.

The Internet however is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet email in particular is vulnerable to interception and forgery. The GVPF will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential information that you make to the GVPF through the Internet, or that you expressly or implicitly authorize the GVPF to make, or for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted information.

Privacy Policy

Protecting Your Privacy

The GVPF recognizes your right to privacy and pledges to protect it. The GVPF is aware of our responsibilities under the BC provincial government’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).

Our web servers are located in Canada. Third-party services in use on GVPF sites (web analytics tracking, social media accounts, photo galleries, blogging services, etc.) may be located in the United States.

Information Collected

When visiting our website, our web server automatically logs (records) your Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name and standard information about the operating system and web browser you are using, as provided by your web browser. This information is used for statistical purposes to help us manage our site, but it does not identify you in any way.

The GVPF may use third parties to collect data from our website anonymously for marketing and fundraising purposes, e.g. advertisements. Users of our website will not be personally identified through this data and the GVPF does not see any data or contact information on an individual level. These third parties primarily include, but are not be limited to, META (Facebook, Instagram) and/or Twitter. Supporters may tailor their privacy settings to limit the collection of personal information.

Our websites may collect certain types of information electronically, such as items browsed, when you interact with our Sites, emails, social media accounts, online advertising, or through technologies such as cookies, web beacons, single pixel gifs and analytics engines. Cookies by themselves do not inform us of a Supporter’s email address or otherwise identify them personally. Supporters’ web browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies.

We collect personal information (email address, postal address, telephone number, fax number, or payment / credit card information) only if you volunteer it via an online form or email. We may use this information to contact you for support purposes or to send you periodic mailings with information about new products or services.

All information is kept confidential. The GVPF does not share site visitors’ personal information with other companies.

How We Use This Information

We occasionally send mailings (email or postal) on new products or services to clients and site visitors who have provided us with their email or postal address.

From time to time, we may use information collected for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. If our information practices change we will post any such changes to our website to notify you of these changes, and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses.

If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check this web page ( periodically.

Reviewing Your Information

Upon written request we provide site visitors with access to a description of information that we maintain about them, and users can request that any erroneous information be corrected.

Removal from Mailing Lists

If you do not wish to receive mailings (email or postal) from us in the future, please let us know by calling or writing to us.

Contact Us Regarding Your Privacy Concerns

If you would like more information about the GVPF’s privacy policy, please contact us at