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Personal Information Protection Act ~ PIPA

Neslon Cares LogoSafeguarding confidentiality and protecting personal information is a fundamental policy of Nelson C.A.R.ES. Society. We are committed to
meeting the privacy standards established by the Personal Information Protection Act, or PIPA, by compliance with the following ten principles
outlined below.

  • Be accountable
    Establish policies and responsibilities
  • Identify the purpose
    Explain why information is collected and how it is used
  • Obtain consent
    for information collection, use and disclosure
  • Limit Collection
    Only gather information required for identified purposes
  • Limit use, disclosure and retention
    Destroy any data when no longer required
  • Be accurate
    Keep frequently used information up-to-date
  • Use appropriate safeguards
    Keep sensitive information secure, control access
  • Be open
    Communicate policies an practices
  • Give individuals access
    Provide access to personal information
  • Provide a complaint procedure
  • Invite feedback, quickly investigate and resolve complaints

For further information regarding PIPA please visit: http://www.priv.gc.ca/index_e.asp

Privacy Officer: Jenny Robinson, Executive Director of Nelson CARES

jrobinson@nelsoncares.ca

250-352-6011ext:13

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