Covenant Foundation Lottery and Covenant Foundation are committed to respecting the privacy of individuals who visit and use the Covenant Foundation Lottery website. This statement informs you how your information is collected and used in connection with the site, the purpose for which it is collected and used, with whom the information will be shared, how long your information will remain stored, and what security measures are in place to protect types of information.
For the purposes of this policy:
Contact information includes name, email, phone number and address.
Demographic information includes age, gender, etc.
Financial information includes credit card information (used for transactions only, not stored).
Confidential information includes Driver’s License number, Social Insurance Number, etc. We do not ask for or collect any of this type of information.
Covenant Foundation respects your privacy. We do not rent, sell or trade any of our information/mailing lists. We may disclose your contact information if we are required by law to do so.
We do not automatically gather any contact or demographic information from you when you visit the website. Contact information is collected only if you supply it during the process of signing up to our email notifications or ordering a ticket.
Contact information and optional demographic information is collected if you supply it during the process of ordering a ticket.
When you provide us with contact information, we act on the basis that you consent to our collection and use of this information for the transaction, in addition to marketing purposes.
Contact information collected may be used to fulfill ticket orders, provide information on our current/future lotteries, contact prize winners and publicize the names of prize winners. In addition, we may use this information for marketing purposes to keep you informed of our charitable work, funding needs, and opportunities to volunteer or give. The foundation may also use contact information to conduct research on improving the lottery program.
Financial information is only used if you supply it during the process of ordering a ticket, but not stored for future use.
Our checkout page is hosted by Stride Management Corp. They provide us with the online, e-commerce platform that allows us to sell lottery tickets to you.
If you choose to complete your purchase through our website, your credit card information will be collected and used to complete your purchase transaction in accordance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). At no point will your credit card data be stored within Stride Management Corp.’s or Covenant Foundation's systems. All data transfers are performed over a secure socket layer (SSL) encrypted connection.
All checkouts using our website e-commerce functions adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council®, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express® and Discover.
Compliance with PCI-DSS requirements helps ensure that the handling of credit card information by our website and its service providers is secure to payment industry standards.
Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we take reasonable steps to follow PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry information security standards.
To protect your contact information, we take reasonable precautions and strive to follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
Your contact information is stored within Stride Management’s secure environment. These servers are protected by enterprise grade firewalls and are stored in a secure facility within Canada.
When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
If you click through to our website from a third-party advertisement, no information is being collected by us. Your click-throughs may be recorded or counted to measure effectiveness of ad placements. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the third-party websites from which you clicked through to our website from.
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact Covenant Foundation Lottery at inquiries@CovenantFoundationLottery.ca or by phone at 1-888-944-2774.