Objective & scope of policy:
The Canadian Ski Council is dedicated to maintaining high standards of confidentiality with respect to protecting personal information that is provided to us. This policy statement has been prepared to affirm our commitment to maintaining the privacy of our clients and others and to inform you of our practices concerning the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information collected by the Canadian Ski Council.
Canadian Ski Council – Our commitment to customers, web site users, members, volunteers and employees
The Canadian Ski Council is a Federal Corporation with our head office in the Province of Ontario. We carry on business throughout Canada by reason of the national programs/services that we offer to the public. We are therefore governed by the various Provincial Statutes as well as the Federal Statute all of which impose obligations regarding the way in which we collect, use and disclose personal information. The Canadian Ski Council will protect your privacy, and in particular your personal information, in accordance with the Principles of Privacy which have been established by the Government of Canada and the various Provincial Governments of Canada.
Accountability: The Canadian Ski Council is responsible for personal information under its control. The Canadian Ski Council will designate one or more persons who are accountable for compliance with the Principles of Privacy.
Identifying purposes: The Canadian Ski Council will identify the purposes for which personal information is collected at or before the time the information is collected.
Consent: Consent is required for The Canadian Ski Council collection, use or disclosure of personal information, except where required or permitted by law.
Limiting collection: Personal information collected will be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by The Canadian Ski Council.
Limiting use, disclosure and retention: The Canadian Ski Council will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which the information was collected, except with your consent or as required by law. The Canadian Ski Council will retain personal information only for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for collecting such information.
- Accuracy: Personal information will be maintained by The Canadian Ski Council in an accurate, complete and up-to-date form as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the personal information is to be used.
- Safeguards: The Canadian Ski Council will protect personal information with security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
- Openness: The Canadian Ski Council will make readily available its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
Customer access: Upon request, The Canadian Ski Council will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and you will be given access to your personal information, subject to any legal restrictions. You may verify the accuracy and completeness of your personal information, and may request that the information be corrected or updated, if appropriate.
These obligations apply to all professionals, employees, contractors and agents who provide services in connection with delivery of services/programs to our clients. For the purposes of this Policy, “Personal Information” means any information, recorded in any form, about an identified individual, or an individual whose identity may be inferred or determined from the information. Personal information can include your name, address, telephone number (home and business), email address, date of birth, place of employment, and the nature, frequency and type of The Canadian Ski Council services/programs used by you. This policy does not cover any information, recorded in any form, about more than one individual where the identity of the individuals is not known and cannot be inferred from the information (“Aggregated Information”). The Canadian Ski Council retains the right to use Aggregated Information in any way that it determines appropriate. Using contractual or other arrangements, The Canadian Ski Council shall ensure that all agents, contractors or employees who may receive Personal Information in the course of providing services/programs to or for The Canadian Ski Council clients, protect that Personal Information in a manner consistent with the principles articulated in this Policy Statement.
Why The Canadian Ski Council collects personal information and how your personal information is used:
The Canadian Ski Council is committed to providing superior service. The Canadian Ski Council collects your personal information so that The Canadian Ski Council may maintain your client file and provide you with the services/products you have requested. Your personal information is used to understand your needs and preferences, determine whether The Canadian Ski Council services/programs meet your needs, develop or improve products and/or services, and to deliver services and products that you have requested.
The collection, use & disclosure of personal information: