Canadian Credit Union Association

September 2019

The Canadian Credit Union Association (“CCUA”) is committed to protecting the personal information of credit union/co‐operative directors, employees, members and other individuals. In order to protect all personal information collected, used or disclosed by CCUA, we are bound by the Canadian Credit Union Association Code for the Protection of Personal Information. View our Privacy Code here.

The CCUA Website is maintained by CCUA staff and therefore information transmitted through the Site may be collected and used by CCUA. In general, you can visit all areas of the Site without providing any personal information about yourself. If you choose to place an order through the e-store, you will be asked to provide your name, credit union name, address and e-mail address to complete the order. General information collected includes the date and time of visit, the type of Internet browser used to access the site, the referring address (the link a visitor uses to access the site). This data is used to create statistics on site usage and improve online services through the use of Google Analytics.  No personal information is exchanged with Google Analytics in the provision of this service. You may opt out of the collection of your activity information through Google Analytics by downloading a tool available at


To help us manage the Site, we set a session cookie on your computer that expires when you close your web browser. You are able to manage the use of cookies on your computer. For more information, please consult the privacy features available within your web browser.


If you purchase items through the e-store, your name and order information will be retained within the Site to facilitate order tracking and information about previous purchases. No sensitive information, such as payment information is retained within the Site.


The Site may contain links to other websites that are part of or affiliated with the Canadian Credit Union System. When you leave the Site to visit one of these other sites, the only information transferred to the new site is the referring address. Transmission of this referring address allows other sites to monitor their own web traffic, but CCUA does not disclose any personal information about you.
CCUA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of linked websites. We encourage you to be aware when entering a linked website or otherwise to read the terms of use and privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by CCUA.


CCUA maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with requirements of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act to guard personal information.


E-mail is the primary means of communication whether the e‐mail is generated by you or by a CCUA employee.  If you do communicate with us by e‐mail, we will assume, unless you advise us otherwise, that you consent to our using the information you have sent to us, including your e‐mail address, for the purpose of developing and sending an appropriate response to your communication, and disclosing it to such other advisory parties as we deem appropriate for that purpose.  We also primarily use e-mail communications to provide information about products and services that may be of interest.  You have the option of withdrawing your consent to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included on all such e-mails or by contacting the Privacy Officer at
Keep in mind that any e‐mail message you send us is not encrypted and therefore is non‐secure and is open to interception as any other non‐encrypted form of communication (e.g. ordinary mail, conversations on ordinary or cellular telephones, etc).  We accept no responsibility for the security of confidential information forwarded to us by e‐mail, and expressly discourage users of the website from sending confidential information in this manner.


You may contact the Privacy Officer to access, modify or correct inaccuracies in any of your personal information that is under CCUA’s custody or control by using the following contact information:

Privacy OfficerCanadian Credit Union Association 20 Queen St. W, Suite 2301A , Toronto, ON M5H 3R3

Via e-mail at:
CCUA welcomes any questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement, or the practices of this Site. The Privacy Officer will investigate and respond to complaints within a reasonable time. If the complaint is well-founded, CCUA will take appropriate measures to rectify the source of the complaint. 

CCUA reserves the right to amend this Privacy Statement at any time with or without notice. By using the Site you signify your agreement to this Privacy Statement. If CCUA makes material changes to this Statement, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the Site. Changes will become effective when notice is posted to the Site.  Your continued use of the CCUA Site or following the posting of any such changes shall constitute your acceptance of those changes.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact our Privacy Officer at: