Technology and Information Protection Concerns for NPOs


It’s the biggest risk you may not be talking about – yet.

When it comes to technology risks and protecting the confidential information of your donors, staff and volunteers, how prepared is your non-profit organization?

Privacy legislation and technology are changing rapidly, and it’s difficult for organizations to keep up. MLT Aikins lawyer Kristél Kriel and presenters from KPMG are teaming up with the United Way of Saskatoon & Area to deliver a crash course in what you need to know to protect your NPO.

Join us for a complimentary luncheon event in Saskatoon on November 23 as we discuss:

  • How Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and privacy laws affect your fundraising activities, donor communications and general practices
  • The tools you need to comply with anti-spam and privacy obligations
  • 10 key privacy principles for charities and non-profits
  • The most common technology issues that you can correct before they lead to disaster
  • Steps you can take to protect your NPO from cyber attacks
  • The risks and rewards of cloud-based services like Google Docs and Microsoft Office 365

The presentations and discussions will be particularly suited for not-for-profit organizations’ executive directors, operations managers, IT leads, marketing/communications professionals, fundraising professionals and board members with an interest in risk management.

We will allow time for interaction with our presenters so please bring your questions and experiences to share.

Event Details

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Registration: 11 a.m. | Presentation, lunch and networking: 11:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.
TCU Place, Gallery A (35 – 22nd Street East, Saskatoon)
Registration is complimentary and includes lunch.
Register online now

About United Way of Saskatoon & Area

For more than 50 years, United Way of Saskatoon & Area has worked with community partners to create opportunities for a better life for everyone. The organization strives to bring about genuine change by focusing on: reducing poverty, strengthening communities and providing opportunities for children.

It does this by engaging and mobilizing community dollars, influence, time, knowledge and action; identifying and addressing underlying causes; strengthening the network of services and capacity of human-service agencies and the community; and educating, raising awareness and influencing public perceptions, systems and policy.

About the Presenter

Kristél Kriel is a corporate commercial lawyer in Saskatchewan who focuses on privacy, freedom of information, technology, credit unions and non-profits. Her experience in assisting public and private clients with complicated privacy, freedom of information, and technology matters makes her a valued asset to clients. She can be reached at (306) 347-8614 or kkriel@mltaikins.com.