Protecting the privacy of personal information (as defined below) is an important part of the way the Archdiocese of Toronto, legally known as the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Toronto, in Canada, conducts its affairs. Collecting, using, storing and disclosing personal information in an appropriate, responsible, and ethical manner is fundamental to the Archdiocese of Toronto's operations.

The Archdiocese of Toronto strives as an organization to be trustworthy, transparent and accountable. Therefore, in order to protect and respect the personal information we collect, use, store and disclose we do so in accordance with all applicable provincial and federal laws pertaining to personal information.

Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual. It includes:

  • Name, date of birth, marital status, religion and gender

  • Home address and contact information

  • Nationality

  • Credit card and bank account numbers

  • History re: education, medical, criminal, employment or financial matters

  • Identifiers like Social Insurance Numbers, fingerprints and blood type

  • Images and recordings that can be used to identify an individual

Personal information can be collected, used, stored and disclosed in writing, print or electronically as well as on audio or video.

Updates to this page

Please note that the Privacy Policies and Procedures of the Archdiocese of Toronto are currently under review. Contact the Privacy Officer if you have any questions, comments, concerns or complaints related to the collection, use, storage or disclosure of your personal information.