Ten Privacy Principles
Canadian Canola Growers Association is committed to maintaining the
accuracy, confidentiality, and security of your personal information. As part of
this commitment, the following Ten Privacy Principles govern our actions as they
relate to the use of customer information. The principles have been built upon
the values set by the Canadian Standards Association's Model Code for the
Protection of Personal Information and Canada's Personal Information Protection
and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Principle 1 - Accountability Principle 6 - Accuracy
Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes Principle 7 - Safeguards
Principle 3 - Consent Principle 8 - Openness
Principle 4 - Limiting Collection Principle 9 - Individual Access
Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and
Retention Principle 10 - Challenging Compliance
Principle 1: Accountability The
Canadian Canola Growers Association is responsible for maintaining and
protecting the personal information under its control and shall designate an
individual who is accountable for the organization’s compliance with the
following Privacy Principles.
Principle 2: Identifying Purposes The
purposes for which personal information is collected shall be identified before
or at the time the information is collected.
Principle 3: Consent Knowledge and consent of the individual are required for
the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information except where required
or permitted by Law.
Principle 4: Limiting Collection The
collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary
for the purposes identified by the Canadian Canola Growers Association.
The information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
Principle 5: Limiting Use, Disclosure and
Retention Personal information shall not be used or disclosed for
purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of
the individual or as required by Law. Personal information shall be retained
only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
Principle 6: Accuracy Personal information shall be accurate, complete and
up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
Principle 7: Safeguards Personal information shall be protected by security
safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Principle 8: Openness The
Canadian Canola Growers Association shall make readily available to
individuals specific information about its policies and practices relating to
the management of personal information.
Principle 9: Individual Access Upon
request, an individual shall be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of
his or her personal information and shall be given access to that information.
An individual shall be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the
information and have it amended as appropriate.
Principle 10: Challenging Compliance An
individual shall be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the
above principles to the designated individual accountable for the organization’s
Questions or enquiries with respect to the privacy
principles outlined above or our compliance with these principles should be
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practices, you should first contact the Canadian Canola Growers Association irectly.
you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been
satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact the Privacy Commissioner's
Office at http://www.privcom.gc.ca (or 112 Kent Street, Place de Ville, Tower B,
3rd Floor, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 1H3), who will then serve as a liaison with the
Canadian Canola Growers Association to resolve your
What information does the Canadian Canola Growers
Association collect? How does the Canadian Canola Growers collect
this information, and how is it used?
- We collect personal information such as names, mailing
addresses, e-mail addresses, birth dates, and bank account numbers when
submitted by you through our cash advance application process.
- Your e-mail address is used only as an alternate means to
communicate with regarding your cash advance, or to send you information you've
requested (such as electronic newsletters), to administer surveys, and/or to
respond to communications from you. We do not use this information for other
- We also use "cookies," or small pieces of information
that we store on users' computers (see definition below), to recognize returning
visitors and monitor traffic through our site. Cookies identify you as a unique
visitor to our site, enabling us to effectively aggregate site usage statistics
to improve our Web site and make it more user-friendly.
What is a "cookie"?
- A cookie is a small file containing an ID number that is
stored on users' computers. It is transferred to your hard drive by a Web
server, and can only be read by that server. A cookie will not transmit
information that you did not provide to us. Cookies are used, for example, to
help identify unique visitors to a Web site and/or to help the user access their
own data from a Web server data base.
Does the Canadian Canola Growers Association distribute individually identifiable information that it gathers to third
- No, we do not sell, trade, or disclose to third parties
any customer identifiable information.
How does the Canadian Canola Growers Association store my personally identifiable information?
- The Canadian Canola Growers Association stores
information in secure databases. All databases are password protected. In
addition, data fields containing sensitive personal information are encrypted
for added security and protection.