A wedding can be cancelled at anytime. In the case of a cancellation we will need in writing from the bride and or groom that the wedding is actually cancelled. We cannot accept the word of any other family member or friend.
How An Officiant Is Assigned
Officiants are assigned to a couple by our booking specialist. We do not allow interviewing of multiple associates. We do not send out multiple profiles for review. Officiant assignment is based on the availability and location of our Officiants. Requests for a particular Officiant is encouraged.
It is our policy that the Officiant you meet and book with is the Officiant who will perform your ceremony. However, there are times when they may not be able to make the ceremony. Reasons may include, but are not limited to: traffic, sickness, a death in the family, or the Officiant leaves our team. In the case where the Officiant you booked is not available, another member of the CLM team will perform the ceremony. A new Officiant will be assigned based on who is available and arrangements will be made to connect the new Officiant with the couple if time allows.
All deposits are refundable when cancellation is within 10 days of the booking date on the contract minus an administration fee of $25.00. No refunds are given for cancellations after 10 days of booking.
Balance payments are refundable only if cancellation is within 10 days of the booking date on the contract. Balances paid after the first 10 days of booking are not refundable.
When you engage in certain activities on this site, such as filling
in the book online forms or ordering products we may ask you to provide
certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an
online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these
activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, we may
ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and
last name, mailing address (including postal code), e-mail address, job
title, telephone and fax numbers, and other personal identifying
information. When ordering products or services on the site, you may be
asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some
of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory
and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with
respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that
Celebrating Life will not knowingly disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent. We may disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Celebrating Life rights or property, web site users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Celebrating Life may disclose user information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
Celebrating Life may share aggregate information about our Web site users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. For example, we will say Celebrating Life audience is x percent female and y percent male. This data is used to customize Celebrating Life Web site content and advertising to deliver a better experience for our users.
Protection of Your Personal Information:
The personal information that you provide in connection with
registering yourself as a client of Celebrating Life is classified
as Client Information. Client Information is protected in several ways.
Your Client Information resides on a secure server that only selected
Celebrating Life personnel and associates have access to. Personal
information that you provide that is not Client Information also resides
on a secure server. Since this information is not accessible from
outside Celebrating Life you will not be asked to select a password
in order to view or modify such information.
Please note that any information you post to a public bulletin board or guestbook is available to all persons accessing any of our sites.
Information provided at the time of Product Purchase, Product Registration or submission of Contact or Support forms may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by Celebrating Life, our affiliates, resellers or companies associated with Celebrating Life. To keep you in control of your personal information and the communications directed to you, we allow you to opt out of the following services: sharing your information in our client list, receiving communications from Celebrating Life about new features, products, services and/or specials. If a site visitor objects to such use for any reason, he or she may stop that use by e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org . Information provided when purchasing products from any of our online stores may be used for marketing and promotional purposes and is subject to the opt-out processes described on, or linked to, each form.
Other Important Information:
Celebrating Life Ministries Privacy Code:
The Celebrating Life Privacy Code is a formal statement of the principles and guidelines concerning the requirements for the protection of personal information provided to Celebrating Life by its customers and employees. Celebrating Life strives to provide its customers with the best service possible. This means handling your personal information fairly and honestly.
The purpose of the Celebrating Life Code is to provide transparent practices in its management of personal information in keeping with applicable Canadian legislation. It tells you how we protect your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information.
What is Personal Information?
Personal Information is any piece of information, either factual or subjective, about an identifiable individual. Personal Information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
The Nine Principles of Privacy
The following principles, developed by the Canadian Standards Association, form the basis of Celebrating Life's fair information practices and outline Celebrating Life commitment to protecting your privacy.
Every Celebrating Life associate is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of all information to which they have access. Our associates are informed about the importance of privacy and receive ongoing updates on privacy related policies.
In addition to establishing the Privacy Code, we have appointed a Chief Privacy Officer who is responsible for overseeing the personal information handling practices at Celebrating Life and ensuring we are in compliance with our Privacy Code and related policies.
2. Identifying Purposes: Why we collect information
When we need to collect personal information from you, we will identify the purpose for the collection at or before the time we collect it. We will only collect the information needed to fulfill the service we have identified and for no other purpose. If we wish to use your information for any other purpose we will obtain your consent.
We ask for your personal information in order to meet your service and product needs, as well as to establish a lasting relationship with you.
The information we ask for depends on which services you require from Celebrating Life. For example, we may request your personal information to:
provide you with a specified service
better understand your needs
provide you with information and offers on our products and services
comply with law
Celebrating Life seeks your consent to collect, use or disclose your personal information at the time of collection or in advance. We have taken steps to ensure that our language is clear and understandable so that you know why we are collecting your information and how we will use it.
Consent may be expressed in writing or it may be implied in the circumstances. In addition to writing, your consent may also be expressed verbally or electronically.
In general, you can choose not to provide us with some or all of your personal information at any time. However, should you make this choice we may not be able to provide you with the product, service or information that you requested or that could be offered to you. Upon request we will explain your options of refusing or withdrawing consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.
4. Limiting Collection
Celebrating Life does not collect personal information indiscriminately. Rather, we limit our collection of personal information to only what is necessary for the purpose we have identified. We employ fair and lawful means in the collection of personal information.
5. Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Celebrating Life will use or disclose your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law.
We will retain personal information only for as long as required to fulfill the identified purpose. Once your personal information is no longer required, it will be destroyed or made anonymous.
At Celebrating Life, we endeavor to keep our personal information complete, up-to-date and accurate. While we do our best to ensure our information is accurate, we do rely on individuals to inform us of any relevant changes in their personal information.
Should you discover, upon review of your personal information, that amendments are required, please advise us. If the requested change is accepted, the personal information will be modified in accordance with your request as soon as possible and you will receive a copy of the amended portion of the record.
When a correction or amendment has been made to a personal record, Celebrating Life will, where appropriate, send a copy of the correction to any persons or organizations that have access to the information in question.
7. Safeguards: Protecting your information
We employ appropriate safeguards to make certain that your personal information is protected from loss or theft as well as from unauthorized access or disclosure.
The information we collect is retained on Celebrating Life premises, other than where you have consented to its release or such release is required by law.
8. Openness: Keeping you informed
We have prepared this Privacy Code to keep you informed of our commitment to protecting your personal information.
If you have any privacy related questions or concerns not addressed in the Privacy Code, please contact our Chief Privacy Officer at 1.877.407.1744 or by mail at 370 Highview Drive, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 5Z6. We will respond to all inquiries to the best of our ability.
9. Providing Access
Celebrating Life will provide you with access to the information it retains about you upon receipt of a written request and satisfactory identification.
Upon written request and satisfactory identification, we will also correct or amend any personal information if its accuracy and completeness is found to be deficient.
There are some instances where Celebrating Life will not be able to provide an individual with the requested information. Some of these instances include where the information:
consists of references to other persons that cannot be otherwise severed
is subject to solicitor–client privilege
contains confidential Celebrating Life proprietary information
has already been destroyed due to legal requirements or because it was no longer needed for the identified purpose
If Celebrating Life is unable to provide you with the information you have requested, the reason for the refusal will be explained in writing.