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Web Privacy Policy

The Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre (OCTC) and its Foundation are committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to This statement explains our information-gathering and dissemination practices. We reserve the right to change this statement.

What information do we collect?

We gather personal data such as names, addresses, postal codes, email addresses and phone numbers only when voluntarily and knowingly submitted by our visitors.

How do we use it? Do we share it with anyone else?

We use this information to provide you with some of the services dependent on such information, including fulfillment of requests for information, delivery of electronic news updates, and confirmation of donations. We do not share your information with anyone else.

Email addresses

We require our visitors to share their email addresses with us for the purpose of providing certain services including fulfilling requests for information, confirming receipt of donations, delivery of periodic e-updates etc. Visitors must choose to receive e-updates from OCTC or its Foundation. Otherwise your email will only be used to contact you in relation to a specific request you have made.


We may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information and data through the use of 'cookies'. Cookies are small files a website uses to recognize repeat visitors and give them easy access to all the site's features. Cookies also allow a site to track usage behaviour and compile site usage information that will allow for the improvement of content. These cookies do not track our visitors' usage of other websites.

Links to third-party websites

Our site contains links to other websites. OCTC and its Foundation are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites. Clients of OCTC or its Foundation and visitors will need to check the privacy statements of these other sites to understand their policies.


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