Privacy Statement

A Room of Our Own is committed to protecting personal information, by following responsible information handling practices in keeping with privacy laws.

A Room of Our Own uses modern information and communication technologies to support our activities and regularly reviews its policies. Our Privacy Statement covers A Room of Our Own.

Your Choice

You can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data. We do collect personal data you share with us voluntarily online, or when you make use of our activities and services, after you have registered with A Room of Our Own.

We also use and disclose data, which does not identify individuals, for statistical purposes to develop and enhance A Room of Our Owns’ activities and services.

If you supply us with your contact information, you may hear from us about important information concerning the Room of Our Own activity or project in which you are involved.

You may also hear from us about other Room of Our Own activities and projects that may interest and benefit you. If you do not wish to hear about other Room of Our Own programs, projects or opportunities, please contact to receive an opt-out form you can complete and return to us.

A Room of Our Owns’ Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a web site to the hard drive of your computer so that the web site may identify separate visitors to the site and track users' activities on the web site. A cookie will not let a web site know any personally identifiable information about you, such as your real name and address.

A Room of Our Own uses cookies only to keep track of how many people visit the Room of Our Own web site and how frequently each page is visited. Each individual movement of any user cannot be tracked while on the Room of Our Own site. A Room of Our Own uses cookies to track page popularity only and meet your needs.

Newsletter Subscriptions

When you register to A Room of Our Own you will be automatically subscribed to the Room of Our Own newsletter through your email address. This email address is used to deliver the e-mail newsletter to you. Your email is not used or known by any other newsletter subscriber, organization, Web site or government agency.

When you receive the first email newsletter you will have the option to unsubscribe if you wish.

Links on our Website

Because A Room of Our Own wants your website experience to be informational and resourceful, our Website also provides a number of links to third party sites.

A Room of Our Own assumes no responsibility for the information practices of sites you are able to access through our site. We encourage visitors to review each site's privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

Information Sharing

We do not sell personal information we collect.

We will not disclose your personal information to anyone else without your prior knowledge or consent, except when required by a government body or agency, or as permitted by law.

Confidentiality / Security

A Room of Our Own maintains physical, electronic and administrative safeguards that are appropriate to the type of personal information we obtain from you.

A Room of Our Own staff and volunteers that have access to personal data are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information and handle it responsibly.

Privacy Questions

To inform us of any inaccuracy or changes in the personal information that A Room of Our Own holds about you, please contact

If you have a complaint or concern about A Room of Our Owns’ information handling practices, we encourage you to talk to us. In most cases, discussing your concern with A Room of Our Own staff will address your concern. Please contact us at (416) 944-9242 or at


1652 Keele Street, Suite 129
Toronto, Ontario M6M 3W3
p: 416.944.9242
f: 416.944.9753
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