Elements Calgary Mental Health Centre (Elements CMHC or the Centre) is committed to providing client centered, flexible services promoting the abilities of adults with mental illness through rehabilitation, counseling, and social/leisure programs. As a non-profit organization it is committed to protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information. Any information such as your name, address, home phone number, financial and credit information (“Personal Information”) is private and confidential and will be treated in accordance with this policy.
Elements CMHC only collects, uses and discloses Personal Information for the following purposes:
- to fund the Centre through charitable fund-raising; and
- to improve and develop our information for the development of the fundraising programs of the Elements.
Elements CMHC does NOT use personal information for the sale, trade, or exchange of donor lists; or for the sale, barter, or leasing of membership lists.
The collection of Personal Information shall be limited to that which is only necessary for the purposes identified by the Centre. Information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
Safeguards & Retention
Elements CMHC will protect your Personal Information in our custody and control by utilizing security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information through the use of proper storage of Personal Information. Personal Information will only be retained for as long is reasonably necessary for the identified purposes of Elements CMHC and as required by law.
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and the Health Information Act (HIA)
The Centre wishes to highlight that the records created by Elements CMHC which are governed by the FOIP and HIA will continue to be governed by the FOIP and HIA.
If you wish to review your Personal Information or require additional information regarding the privacy policies of Elements CMHC, please contact our Privacy Officer, the Chief Executive Officer, at 403-266-8711.