NNCI takes full responsibility for the management and confidentiality of personal information. Personal information is collected, used, shared and stored in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c.5 and all applicable provincial privacy laws that apply to NNCI. NNCI also respects the privacy best practice principles contained in the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information, CAN/CSA-Q830-96.
NNCI has appointed a Privacy Officer who oversees compliance with privacy laws and best practice. The Privacy Officer’s duties include:
- Developing and, on a regular basis, reviewing NNCI policies and practices to ensure consistent implementation and compliance;
- Ensuring all staff are trained on privacy best practices and are aware of the importance of safeguarding any personal information that they are privy to;
- Ensuring that all inquiries and complaints relating to privacy are appropriately handled; and
- Ensuring all third parties to whom NNCI provides access to personal information adhere to appropriate standards of care in managing that information.