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We protect your privacy

The ALS Society of British Columbia 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 website, 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  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 through the following means:

  • Phone - 1800-708-3228
  • E-mail -
  • Mail - ALS Society of BC 1233 - 13351 Commerce Parkway Richmond, BC V6V 2X7

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 British Columbia. All information is kept private and confidential, stored in a secure location and accessible only by authorized staff.

Donation Refund Policy

Donations are non-refundable, however refunds will be issued as necessary on a case-by-case basis.


The ALS Society of British Columbia 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 British Columbia. The ALS Society of British Columbia does not endorse or recommend products, services or manufacturers. The ALS Society of British Columbia assumes no liability whatsoever for the use or contents of any product or service mentioned.

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

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.