Privacy Policy

The ALS Society of Canada recognizes your right to privacy and pledges to protect it. The ALS Society is aware of our responsibilities under the federal Personal Information and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA).

Information collected

When visiting our web site, our web server automatically logs (records) domain name and standard information about the operating system and web browser you are using, as provided by your web browser. This information is used for statistical purposes to help us manage our site, but it does not identify you in any way.

We collect personal information about you only if you volunteer it in a survey and/or guest book and/or other “on site” registrations and/or make a donation. We may use this information to contact you for support purposes and to answer questions you submit to the site. All information is kept confidential.

If you supply us with your mailing address on-line, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information about new programs and services or upcoming events, if you give permission to be contacted.

If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by calling us at the telephone numbers below or by writing to us at the address below. Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will then remove your name from our confidential list.

Donation information

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to ensure the integrity and privacy of the personal and credit card information you provide when you make an online donation or register for an event.

We maintain records of all contributions to the ALS Society of Canada. All information is kept private and confidential, stored in a secure location and accessible only by authorized staff.

If you would like more information about the ALS Society of Canada privacy policy, please contact us.


The ALS Society of Canada is a major source of information about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, which is based on professional advice, published experience and expert opinion but does not represent therapeutic recommendation or prescription. The opinions do not necessary represent the views of the ALS Society of Canada. For specific information and advice, please consult your personal physician.

The ALS Society of Canada is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions.

Any reference to a commercial or non-commercial product, process, service or company is not an endorsement or recommendation by the ALS Society of Canada. The ALS Society of Canada does not endorse or recommend products, services or manufacturers. The ALS Society of Canada assumes no liability whatsoever for the use or contents of any product or service mentioned.

The ALS Society of Canada is not responsible for the contents of any “off site” Internet information referenced by or linked to the ALS Society of Canada’s Internet site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the ALS Society of Canada of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

Contact Information

This is the web site of the ALS Society of Canada: www.als.ca

Our mailing address is:

ALS Society of Canada
393 University Avenue, Suite 1701
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1E6

You can contact us by phone at 1-800-267-4257 or by e-mail at info (at) als (dot) ca.

By using the web site, you agree to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not agree with any of these terms, do not use this site.

AODA Accessibility Policy

ALS Canada is committed to improving accessibility and ensuring that the following policies and practices are in place, as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”). The organization is committed to ensuring accessible service is part of our overall objectives of providing excellent client service and promoting diversity.

Download our AODA Accessibility Policy here.