The Mennonite Literary Society (MLS) wishes to assure you that we have taken precautions concerning the privacy and protection of your personal information.

What personal information is collected?

We collect your name, street address, city, province/state, postal/zip code. On occasion (such as when you enter our contests) we collect email addresses and phone numbers so that we may contact you. If you used PayPal to pay for a subscription we collect that information as well and use it only for the transaction you have requested.

Why do we collect your personal information?

The MLS collects your personal information foremost to fulfill your subscription(s) to Rhubarb or to fulfill gifts of same you may give to others.

The MLS also collects this information so that we may send you subscription billings, renewal notices, other subscription information/offers, readership surveys, donor letters and announcements of upcoming events.By subscribing to the magazine, your consent to the foregoing is implied.

Personal information and third-parties

We may disclose your name and address to independent contractors such as a mailing house in order to assist us in fulfilling your subscription. Occasionally, we make our list available to other like-minded magazines or umbrella organizations such as Magazines Canada or the Manitoba Magazine Publishers’ Association for the purposes of direct marketing.

If you DO NOT wish to receive such information, please let us know by mailing, e-mailing, phoning or faxing us.

This opt-out option is present on our masthead under the banner, “Mailing Preference.” You will also find it on our renewals and a variety of other forms used by Prairie Fire Press.

How do we store your personal information?
Your personal information is stored on a database.  There are no paper copies made of the mailing list.

How long do we keep your personal information?

The Canadian Customs and Revenue Agency specifies that we may keep your personal information for up to seven years.

How do we destroy your personal information?

Electronic contact information is deleted.

How you can keep your information current

If your personal information has changed, please contact us by writing, phoning, faxing, or e-mailing us with the new information. This will ensure that your personal information is kept up-to-date and that you receive prompt service.

Contact: [email protected] if you have any questions or to update your personal information.