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Privacy Policy

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect?

When subscribing on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address or other details to help with your experience. When donating, you will be directed to where the secure donation gateway is housed.

When do we collect information?

We collect information when you donate, subscribe, or enter information on our site via the contact form.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you donate, subscribe or enter information on our site via the contact form in the following ways:

-To personalize user’s experience
-To improve our site in order to better serve you
-To allow us to better respond to customer service requests
-To administer notifications, surveys or other site features
-To send periodic emails regarding the foundation

How do we protect visitor information?

Your information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.  In addition, ALL sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.  For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart.  They are used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.
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 settings.  If you disable cookies, some features may be disabled.

Third Party Disclosure

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

Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretions, we may include or offer links to third party products or services on our website. These sites have separate and independent privacy policies.  We 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.


The CAN-SPAM Act 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:
-Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
-Process donations and to send information and updates pertaining to said donations.
-We may also send you additional information related to the foundation
-Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
-NOT to use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
-Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
-Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
-Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
-Honour opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
-Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email 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.

Thumb Switch for Life
49 Douglasdale Point SE
Calgary, Alberta T2Z 3B5
403-455-4402 (land line)