Privacy Policy

We are the Elements International Environmental Film Festival Society (the “Society”), a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the Province of British Columbia. We operate film festivals and provide related events. By using our website, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

You provide personal information to us by:

  • using our website
  • becoming a member of the Society
  • engaging or contacting us through email, social media, text, or phone
  • donating to the Society online, through bank transfer, cheque, or cash, or by providing in-kind services
  • purchasing a ticket to a Society event
  • submitting a film to Society
  • participating in a Society event
  • entering a contest run by the Society
  • asking to join our newsletter

We use this data to:

  • improve the quality of the online experience
  • fulfill ticket, product, donation, and membership requests
  • analyze and understand the needs of our members, audiences, and filmmakers
  • improve the services that we provide
  • maintain statistics about online use or event attendance
  • personalize communications with you
  • facilitate your participation in a Society event
  • market and advertise Society events
  • send you information about us and our events


Our website takes advantage of your browser's in-built cookie storage to enhance your experience. If at anytime you'd like to opt-out of providing us with site visitor data, you can do so by disabling cookies on your web browser.

Third-Party Services

We use third-party services for perform various functions. Information that you provide to these third-party services, in the course of these functions is subject to their respective privacy policies. These services include:

  • delivery newsletters
  • collection online donations
  • ticket purchasing
  • film submissions
  • email, analytics, social media and online advertising
  • to recruit volunteers

Your Rights

You have the right to tell us to stop contacting you for marketing purposes. If you want to opt out, please click ‘unsubscribe’ in the email we have sent to you via MailChimp, or  email

Changes to this policy

We reserve the right to update our privacy policy at any time, and we will share these updates on this website. This privacy policy is dated May 25, 2018.