Privacy Policy

The Metis Federation of Canada places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate the Metis Federation of Canada’s firm commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the Metis Federation of Canada website,, and how this information is used.


We use Google Analytics to gather data in a basic, user-focused way.

Google Analytics has a comprehensive policy on data privacy and security. This gives us control over areas including customizable cookie settings, privacy controls, data sharing settings, data deletion on account termination. We will always act to minimize data collection, processing and storage in line with our Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics sets out best practices to avoid sending Personally Identifiable Information (PII) — we are satisfied that in following these we are minimizing risks related to PII of persons visiting our website(s) being held by Google Analytics.

Google Analytics has, on April 11, 2018, introduced data retention controls, which allow us to control data minimization and determine how long user and event data for our website is held on Google Analytics servers on a lawful basis in relation to the reasonable requirements of our organization.

Cookies uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used

We use your personal information to answer your requests; to send e-mail alerts to you; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time by contacting us at [email protected], which will cease all communications from us.

Email Privacy

The Metis Federation of Canada does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the domain, and the Metis Federation of Canada is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.


We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.