Great White North Inc. ("Great White North") is concerned about the protection of personal information that it holds respecting its clients, subscribers and others. The approaches outlined in these privacy principles (the "Privacy Principles") provide the framework for Great White North's policies and procedures regarding its collection, use, retention and disclosure of personal information in all its operations.
The Privacy Principles are based on the principles contained in the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Canadian Standards Association's Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information, which forms part of the Act and are consistent with principles contained in provincial privacy laws, where applicable.
The Privacy Principles apply to personal information that is collected, used or disclosed by Great White North. They do not apply to non-personal information or business information.
The Privacy Principles will be made available to clients, subscribers and other interested persons upon request.
In the Privacy Principles, the following definitions apply:
client - a current or potential customer of Great White North
collection - gathering, acquiring or obtaining personal information from any source by any means
consent - voluntary agreement with what is being done or proposed. Consent can be either express or implied. Express consent is given explicitly, either orally or in writing. Express consent is unequivocal and does not require any inference on the part of the organization seeking consent. Implied consent arises where consent may reasonably be inferred from the action or inaction of the individual.
disclosure - making personal information available to a third party
individual - a client, subscriber or other interested person
personal information - any information that is about or can be linked to an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
subscriber - an individual who has requested newsletters from Great White North
third party - any person or organization other than Great White North
use - refers to the treatment and handling of personal information by Great White North
Great White North
577 Wellington Street West, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario. M5V1 G3
Tel: (416) 962-8899 Fax: (416) 962-9300 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org