Terms & Conditions

This website is owned and operated by the Ivar Mendez International Foundation (IMIF) for the purposes of providing you with information about our work and giving you an opportunity to interact with our foundation. The IMIF is a registered charity with the government of Canada (charity BN/ Registration #847805652RR0001). For information on all registered charities in Canada, please visit: Canada Revenue Agency at www.cra.gc.ca/charities.

By accessing this site, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. You further agree to comply with all local rules, regulations, and laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.

Please review these Terms and Conditions as the IMIF may update them from time to time.
Limitation of Liability

The IMIF assumes no responsibility for viruses or other destructive items that may infect the site and/or result in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data belonging to you. The IMIF expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any losses or damages, whether direct, indirect, incidental or otherwise, arising out of the use of this site.

Privacy Policy

Effective date: October 26, 2010

This privacy policy outlines our commitment to respecting the privacy and security of our supporters, those in our programs and those who visit our site. We want you to understand how your personal information is collected, used and disclosed.

During the course of our various projects and activities, we frequently gather and use personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected and used to pursue our mission and engage in the activity for which we collect it. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected and to prevent it being lost or destroyed.

The personal information that you share with IMIF will be utilized to manage your sponsorship and to communicate with you about our work. Personal information gathered by IMIF is kept in confidence. Your information will not be sold, exchanged or rented to any other organization or company. You are not required to enter any personal information if you are simply browsing through our site. However, this information will be required if you choose to make a donation or you request further information about our foundation. In these cases, the type of information we tend to request about you may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address and mailing address.

IMIF collects a limited amount of personal information about its sponsors, including name, title, address, telephone number, email address and other relevant contact information. This information is collected to comply with Canada Customs and Revenue Agency requirements, to provide sponsors and donors with information and recognition or to give and to respond to any information requests.

This site may contain links to other sites. IMIF is not responsible for the privacy or content of these websites.

Website and Electronic Commerce

We use password protocols and encryption software to protect personal information we receive when a service is requested and/or paid for online. Our software is routinely updated to maximize protection of such information. We are committed to high standards that demand integrity, and protection of all our supporters.

All donations are accepted in Canadian currency.

No refunds are provided on donations made to IMIF.

Updating of Privacy Policy

We regularly review and update our privacy practices and subsequently update our privacy policy. Please check our website periodically for the most recent information regarding these policies.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, comments or concerns related to our privacy policy please contact us at:

Ivar Mendez International Foundation: https://www.ivarmendezfoundation.org/contact/