In summary, SCS’ privacy policy is simple and intended to conform with CANSPAMand CASL regulations. We collect personal information for contact purposes only and do not publish or use personal information from users for advertising or submission to third parties. We understand that you may very well wish to remain anonymous and we intend to respect that.

What personal information do we collect?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter the minimum required name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience. Most often, we ask you to do business by emailing us rather than filling out forms on the site. Exceptions are donations made through third parties (e.g. Paypal) which may require information so we can contact you if problems arise.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form make a donation or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

• To personalize user’s experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To quickly process your transactions.
• To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.

How do we protect visitor information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

We do not use an SSL certificate
• We do not need an SSL because:
donations are collected via direct user initiated e-transfer or PayPal

Do we use ‘cookies’?

We do not use cookies for tracking purposes

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies, some features that make your site experience more efficient will be disabled, and some of our services will not function properly.

However, you can still make donations.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.

We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.

Protection of Minors

We do not intentionally collect information from people under the age of 18 without specific permission from a parent or guardian. We edit content to ensure that it does not contain images or text that is inappropriate for minors.

Hate Literature

We do not publish literature that we consider to be hateful or discriminatory as defined by the Criminal Code of Canada. Content is edited to promote the rights of Secular Humanists as guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms without impinging on the rights of others

We respond by email to concerns about our content within 4 business days. Inform us about those concerns by emailing: or


CASL is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:
– Keep you informed about our activities on Secular Humanists’ behalf
– Keep you informed about issues arising from systemic discrimination against non-believers in Canada,
– request information about local discrimination,
– solicit support in the form of donations to support our activities

To be in accordance with CASL we agree to the following:

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at or by clicking on the unsubscribe option in all mass emails and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Secular Connexion Séculière
59 Arthur Street North
Elmira ON N3B 2A1

Last Edited on 2020-04-08