Maple Grove United Church
Website Privacy Statement

Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of an organization like Maple Grove United Church and enable us to conduct activities such as fund-raising events over the Internet.

For the purpose of these events, such as the Annual Maple Grove United Church Fertilizer Sale, information about individuals may be collected for use in the administration and promotion of the event.

Furthermore, because the website is used to publicize church activities, programs and events, photographs of individuals, groups and/or families may appear on our pages from time to time.

For these reasons, this website has the following privacy policy, consistent with principles laid out in the Government of Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act of January 1, 2001.

All our employees and volunteers who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data, are required to maintain confidentiality in accordance with the policy.

  1. This website is the website of Maple Grove United Church, 346 Maple Grove Drive, Oakville, Ontario L6J 4V5, 905-845-5721, Maple Grove United Church is a congregation of the United Church of Canada.

  2. Visitors can access and browse this website without disclosing personal data. Any personal information solicited on the website will be solely for the purposes of organizing congregational activities, or for processing customer orders in fund-raising events, advising past customers of the next year's event, and promoting that event to past customers. We will not divulge, disclose, distribute, rent or sell customers' personal information to any third party whatsoever, nor will we use personal information for any other purpose than that just stated.

  3. Online payment processing is handled securely on behalf of Maple Grove United Church by Elavon Inc., which collects credit-card holder information for the purpose of processing online transactions. The privacy and security policy of Elavon Inc. can be read at:

  4. Customers of fund-raising events will have the ability to choose not to receive information about the next event, and if they so choose, the customer's contact information will not be stored in the database.

  5. Information is not solicited from minors. Any information that we discover to have been gathered from a minor without the consent of a parent or legal guardian will be deleted.

  6. All reasonable steps will be taken to protect customer data from theft, accidental disclosure, data corruption or loss.

  7. Anyone with concerns or questions regarding this statement or the collection of personal information, or with a request to have personal information changed or removed, may contact the church by emailing the church office at, or by calling the church at 905-845-5721. Information will be removed on personal request if proof of identity can be provided.

Send any questions or comments to the church at: