The following guiding documents were prepared by a privacy working group of national fundraising and charity organizations, including the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), and the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy (CCP).


Privacy 101: A Guide to Privacy Legislation for Fundraising Professionals and Not-For-Profit Organizations in Canada (Version I)


Summary of privacy laws in Canada – Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

The Application of PIPEDA to Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations – Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

FAQs – Personal Health Information Protection Act – Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (page 33)

Legal Issues for Social Media in Charities and Not-for-Profits in Canada



Updated February 2019


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