Alberta Cancer Foundation

Legal and Privacy

The Alberta Cancer Foundation respects your privacy. We protect your personal information and adhere to all legislative requirements with respect to protecting privacy, including the Charitable Fundraising Act and Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). The Alberta Cancer Foundation does not sell or rent donor names.  It does, however, exchange donor names from time to time with carefully selected charities.  This is a cost-effective way for the Alberta Cancer Foundation to reach new potential donors in support of cancer research, prevention, screening and care here in Alberta.  You may choose not to have your name shared by contacting our privacy officer at 1.866.412.4222 or email us at and we will gladly accommodate your request.

Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation

Effective July 1, 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation comes into effect. For charitable organizations, there is implied consent for a period of 24 months with existing donors, volunteers and participants. The Alberta Cancer Foundation, on behalf of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, the Cross Cancer Institute and the 15 cancer centres across Alberta, would like to continue communicating with you about the exciting breakthroughs in cancer research, treatment and prevention taking place right here in Alberta.

If you have not been active with the Alberta Cancer Foundation for more than two years, you will automatically stop receiving non-donation related communication from us. If you would like to receive more or less information about the impact your support is making, please send an email to or call us toll-free at 1.866.412.4222. As always, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of all of our emails.

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the regulations set out by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), official donation receipts can only be issued in the name of the individual or organization who is the true donor. Official donation receipts cannot be issued in the name of anyone but the true donor.

Therefore, gifts not eligible for charitable tax receipts may not be submitted electronically through this website. Ex. Group donations, event proceeds, ticket sales, etc. All donations are non-refundable. For more information on charities and the CRA please click here. 

If your gift is not eligible for a charitable tax receipt please fill out the Printable Donation Form.

Use of Links

Throughout our web pages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. 

Creating a text link from your website to our site does not require permission. If you have a link you’d like us to consider adding to our website, please send e-mail to


Use of Text & Images

If you would like to publish information that you find on our website, please send your request to Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page.



This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at


Website Privacy Policy

We have created this statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website.


Personal Information

Where we choose to have certain service providers conduct activities on our behalf (such as some fundraising and processing services), we select the service providers very carefully and take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the service provider protects your Personal Information. Some of our service providers are located outside of Canada. As a result, unless there is a legal or regulatory requirement to keep such information in Canada, your Personal Information may be stored or processed outside of Canada and your Personal Information may be accessible to law enforcement and/or regulatory authorities in accordance with the laws of these jurisdictions.



Alberta Cancer Foundation’s website uses Google AdWords remarketing services to advertise on third-party websites, including Google, to our previous visitors. This includes advertisements on the Google search results page and in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve advertisements based on your previous visits to our website. Any data logged will be used in accordance with our privacy policy as well as Google’s. You may opt-out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings or Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.


Reading or Downloading

We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or if you are connecting from Princeton University’s domain); the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.


Online Profile Updates and Donations

If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be use only to provide you with more target content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the “Opt Out” section below. 


Sending us an Email

You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest. We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties. If you sign up for one of our email lists, we’ll only send you the kinds of information you’ve requested. We won’t share your name or email address with any outside parties.


Kids and Privacy

For children who visit our site, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When kids send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.

Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from through a special online form. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us through another online form. You can not remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication.


Questions About our Policies:

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this website, you can contact us at

The Alberta Cancer Foundation is a registered charity – Business Number 11878 0477 RR0001

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