Privacy Policy (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Centre for Immigrant Settlement and Integration (CISI).


The purpose of this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) is to inform users of our Site about the personal data we collect, how we use this data, who accesses this data, how we store and protect this data, and the Site’s cookie policy.


By using our Site, users agree that they consent to:

  • The conditions set out in this Privacy Policy; and
  • The collection, use, and retentions of the data listed in this Privacy Policy

 Personal data we collect

We only collect data that helps us achieve the purpose set out in this Privacy Policy. When you visit our Site, we may automatically collect and store information about clicked links and content viewed. We may also collect the following data when you fill out the “Contact us” form, “Membership registration” form, “Volunteer registration” form on our Site: first and last names, date of birth, gender, email, phone number, phone number, address, marital status, family size, educational level, profession, country of origin, immigration status.

Use of collected data

Data collected on our Site will only be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or indicated on the relevant pages of our Site. The data we collect automatically is used for statistics and marketing. The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for communication purposes.

Who has access to the data collected

We may disclose user data to any member of our organization/employees who reasonably needs access to user data to achieve the purpose set out in this Privacy Policy. We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except if the law requires it; if it is required for any legal proceeding; to prove or protect our legal rights; to buyers or potential buyers of this company in the event that we seek to sell the company.

Links to other websites

Our Site may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, if you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another website, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices. You should exercise caution and examine the privacy policy of the website in question.

How long we store personal data

User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved. You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.

How we protect your personal data

We use the strongest available browser encryption and store all of our data on servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees who are bound by strict confidentiality agreements.

While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, the internet as a whole can be insecure at times and thus, we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file, stored on a user’s hard drive by a website. Its purpose is to collect data relating to the user’s browsing habits. You can choose to be notified each time a cookie is transmitted. You can choose to disable cookies entirely in your internet browser, but this may decrease the quality of your user experience. Analytical cookies enable us to improve the design and functionality of our Site by collecting data on how you access our Site. Targeting cookies enable us to personalize the information you see on our Site by collecting data on how you use our Site.


This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time in order to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes to our data collection process. We recommend that users periodically review our Privacy Policy to ensure that they are aware of any updates.

Last update: October 25, 2022