Our Commitment to Privacy

The Hawkins-Gignac Foundation for CO Education has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering, dissemination and security practices for this website: www.endthesilence.ca.

Our Partners

This site contains links to other sites.  The Hawkins-Gignac Foundation for CO Education is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

What is personal information?

Personal information is any information that can identify an individual, such as name, address, age, credit card information, banking information. Personal information does not include an individual’s business title or business contact or information that cannot be associated with or tracked back to a specific individual. Information that is publicly available, such as a telephone book listing, is not considered to be personal information.

Information Gathered

Our site allows visitors to request information and make donations. We collect visitor contact information (like their email address) and financial information (like their credit card number). Contact information is used to send donation confirmations to our visitors and advise of Foundation news and fundraising. Financial information collected is used to bill for donations made.

We respect your privacy and will never rent, sell or share any of your personal information with any other companies or third parties.

Privacy of Children

In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we do not knowingly collect any information from any individual under the age of 13.

Verified Security

The Hawkins-Gignac Foundation for CO Education recognizes the importance of security and the privacy of the information you provide us. The security of www.endthesilence.ca is an absolute priority and we have verified a number of security measures to ensure that donating online to The Hawkins-Gignac Foundation for CO Education is secure.


If you wish to remove your information from our database to discontinue future communications, you can send an email to [email protected] marked “Unsubscribe.”

Send Us Mail

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this website, you can write The Hawkins-Gignac Foundation for CO Education, 9 Sunset Avenue, Brantford ON  N3T 5G1 or email [email protected]