Privacy Statement


Fairtrade Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information collected from its registered licensees and traders, employees, partners, members of the public, and all other stakeholders. In the handling of our business activities, programs and other activities, we collect and use personal information such as a person’s name, address, email address and phone number. Anyone from whom we collect such information can be assured that it will be carefully protected.

When you provide personal information to us, you consent to the collection and use of this information for the specified purpose. Personal information collected by Fairtrade Canada is kept confidential. Our staff is permitted to access personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected. We will not disclose personal information to partners or any other third-party without your express consent, unless required by law.

Website and Electronic Communications

Fairtrade Canada uses various security methods to ensure privacy and to protect personal and other information we may receive online, including through our website and by email.

Our website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information about usage of the site, unrelated to any personal information you provide to us. This includes the placement of cookies in your internet browser to indicate which pages have been accessed and when. In addition, Google Analytics may track anonymous advertising demographic information such as age and gender if you have provided that information. You can opt out of this process by disabling cookies in your internet browser and you can find further information about opting out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Contact Information

Questions or concerns about Fairtrade Canada’s privacy practices can be emailed to privacy@fairtrade.ca or sent in writing to:

Chief Privacy Officer c/o Director of Finance and Administration
Fairtrade Canada
250 City Centre Ave, Suite 800
Ottawa, ON  K1R 6K7