CFHI promotes an open and transparent approach to communications with a focus on information sharing, while respecting the privacy of its partners. Although CFHI is not subject to the federal Access to Information Act, the Privacy Act, or the Personal Information Protection and Electronics Document Act, it operates in a transparent manner that respects the principles of freedom of information and protection of privacy.

CFHI collects limited personal information through its online activities and electronic mail related to people who express interest in receiving the CFHI publications, news releases, e-mail bulletins, as well as from people attending CFHI-sponsored events such as workshops, seminars and related events.

CFHI also collects limited personal information from individuals who make requests to CFHI for information. Personal information collected in these activities is used only for the purpose that it is collected and is not used or disclosed for any other purpose. CFHI, in support of its communities’ privacy, does not release its mailing lists, in whole or in part, to any organization regardless of their affiliation with CFHI.

Applicant information is not stored on CFHI’s web servers.

Subscriber information for our email bulletin and registration information for CFHI events is stored on a secure Canadian server.

From time to time, CFHI uses Google Remarketing to advertise its programming on other websites using cookies. You can opt out of Google's use of cookies for remarketing by visiting Google's Ads Settings preferences manager and selecting the Opt-out option.

CFHI tracks its website usage via Google Analytics to help inform its programming and marketing activities. If you wish to be excluded from Google Analytics data collection, you can download its Opt-out Browser Add-on.

The CFHI website uses cookies to improve user experience and understand general traffic patterns. This information may be used to guide enhancements in site structure. It may also be used to evaluate the effectiveness of a program or publication.

Read CFHI’s entire Privacy and Access to Information Policy.