Privacy Policy


In the course of its operations, Pictou County Foodbank East may acquire information about its clients, donors, and volunteers that is often of a highly personal and sensitive nature.

Pictou County Foodbank East is responsible and accountable for the information under its control. Personal information may not be used or disclosed for any purpose other than that for which it was collected.

With certain narrow exceptions, consent must be given, whether expressly or implicitly, before Pictou County Foodbank east may obtain or use personal information. If certain information is absolutely required for a specific service or program, then Pictou County Foodbank East may decline to offer that service if an individual refuses to provide their information.

Secure safeguards shall be in place for all personal information. Sensitive personal information shall be kept in a locked cabinet, while electronic information shall be accessible only to authorized users through password access.