Liberal Party buying private email addresses?

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P.S. It would be nice to hear if Merry chooses to try this as well as about the outcome.
Septuagenarian wrote: Aug 8th, 2021, 7:51 pm You have a right to ask them how they got your personal information.

"Guidance for federal political parties on protecting personal information"

https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/privacy-topic ... pp_201904/

"Individuals with specific concerns should first contact the listed privacy officer of the political party in question (as outlined in their policy) and/or Elections Canada if they have concerns about the accuracy of a party’s policies."

For instance,

"CONTACT US"

https://liberal.ca/privacy/

"If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the personal information in our possession, simply email us at [email protected], Attn. John Arnold, Senior Director, Compliance."
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Merry wrote: Aug 5th, 2021, 10:10 am I just received an email from my local Liberal Candidate, introducing herself and asking for a donation.

The problem is I have NEVER given the Liberal Party my private email address. For that matter, I've never given ANY political party my private email address. I have a Hotmail address that I always give to anyone other than the Government, my bank, and personal friends. So the question becomes, HOW did the Liberal Party of Canada get hold of my private email address?

I'm always very careful who I give my private email address to, in order to avoid getting spam. And, for the most part, it works. I rarely get any Spam in my private email. Which means that for the Liberal Party to get the address (and use my real name in the introduction) they must have come by it illegitimately.

I think it's time we started demanding more transparency from political parties about how they collect and use our private information. In fact, it's PAST time!
Septuagenarian wrote: Aug 8th, 2021, 7:51 pm You have a right to ask them how they got your personal information.

"Guidance for federal political parties on protecting personal information"

https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/privacy-topic ... pp_201904/

"Individuals with specific concerns should first contact the listed privacy officer of the political party in question (as outlined in their policy) and/or Elections Canada if they have concerns about the accuracy of a party’s policies."

For instance,

"CONTACT US"

https://liberal.ca/privacy/

"If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the personal information in our possession, simply email us at [email protected], Attn. John Arnold, Senior Director, Compliance."
Merry, I'm wondering what, if anything happened with my suggestion.

I thought it might be a good lead towards solving the riddle and answering the question for us.

Thanks in advance.

Sept
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Septuagenarian wrote: Sep 4th, 2021, 12:46 pm Merry, I'm wondering what, if anything happened with my suggestion.

I thought it might be a good lead towards solving the riddle and answering the question for us.

Thanks in advance.

Sept
I got a second email saying they’d look into it, but then nothing since.
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Well, you’re welcome I guess. And best of luck.

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