Privacy Policy

Manning Centre Privacy Policy

The Manning Centre for Building Democracy (MC) is committed to protecting your privacy. Your personal information (name, address, phone number, e-mail, financial information, etc.) is stored using secure technologies. The MC adheres to strict policies to prevent any unauthorized access or use.

We receive personal information through our website, mail, events, telephone and text. In all instances, personal information is voluntarily submitted by you. The information which you provide is used to send or provide updates, information, surveys, and fundraising appeals. The information is not used for any other purposes.

We do not, under any circumstances publish, disclose, sell, exchange, or give away personal information which we have collected from you, without your explicit approval to do so. We may share aggregate information about our supporter lists, stripped of any personally identifiable information, to third parties in order to comply with reporting obligations, and for business or marketing purposes. We may also provide information to third parties on a strictly confidential and secured basis, to distribute e-mails, mail, text messages or telephone calls on our behalf.

The MC collects information for purposes of providing information to our supporters, as described in paragraph 2 and 3 above. The MC retains this information until you request to be removed from the MC’s data base. Information collected pursuant to the sale of publications, event registration and donations is retained as long as required by the Canadian Revenue Agency for tax and audit purposes.

Access to all personal information is restricted to MC employees and authorized agents only.

Occasionally, the MC presents information about other organizations through our updates, website and exhibitor tables at events. The MC does not take any responsibility for the privacy policies of these organizations and encourages users to review the privacy policies of such organizations.

To review your personal information collected by the MC or to be removed from our lists, please mail your request to MC Director of Operations Zoe Ashton #404-919 Centre Street NW, Calgary, AB T2E-2P6 or e-mail at

The MC complies with the federal Protection of Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act and all relevant provincial legislation.

November 2019