Privacy Policy

United Way NWT is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information. Therefore, we follow the principles of the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information. 

Personal Information

Personal information is information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual.

Personal information we collect

The personal information that United Way NWT generally collects includes: name, address, telephone number, email address, donation amount, and banking or credit card information. We handle all personal information in accordance with this policy.

How we use your personal information

Personal information may be provided to us through correspondence, online donations, pledge cards, conference or meeting registrations, or other forms of communication. Such information may be recorded for the purpose of processing and receipting a donation, distributing a donation to another United Way or other registered charity, recognizing a contribution, registering your participation in a conference or other event, or responding to your information requests.

Sharing your personal information

This policy applies to the handling of personal information by United Way NWT whether such information is provided directly by you or through generic forms or processes under our auspices.

United Way NWT will not provide or share your personal information with third parties unless:

  1. You authorize us to share the information;
  2. Sharing the information is necessary to process a donation, for example, to process a credit card transaction; or,
  3. We are required by law.

Access to your information

You are entitled to know whether we hold personal information about you, see that information and ensure that it is accurate. Personal information is maintained at the central offices of United Way NWT at the address below. If you would like to access your personal information, or have any questions about the protection of your privacy, please contact:

United Way NWT
PO Box 1145 Stn. Main
Yellowknife, NT (Canada) X1A 2N8
Telephone: 867-669-7986

Privacy Practices

You may withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information at any time by contacting, subject to any legal constraints, we will comply with your request within a reasonable time. United Way NWT has in place measures to respect the confidentiality of personal information and protects personal information by safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Access to personal information is granted only to those employees and authorized volunteers and agents whose duties so require for United Way purposes.