National Investigation Services Ltd. complies with privacy acts and regulations on a jurisdictional-specific basis. Such acts include, but are not limited to the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), federal Privacy Act, various provincial Privacy Acts, provincial Consumer Reporting Acts, and the principles set forth in the Canadian Standards Association, CAN/CSA-Q830-96 Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information.
Accountability. Robert Loncaric, Director of Technology and Evidence Management at NIS Ltd., is the company's designated Privacy Officer. NIS Ltd. is responsible for personal information under its control. Mr. Berkin is accountable for the corporations compliance with the remaining principles:
Identifying Purposes. NIS Ltd. only collects information for the purposes for which it was obtained. No personal information will be obtained unless the purpose for obtaining such is clear.
Consent. NIS Ltd. obtains the knowledge and consent of the individual, when required, for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information.
Limiting Collection. NIS Ltd. will collect information only by fair and lawful means. The collection of personal information shall be limited to the purpose(s) identified.
Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention. Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual, except in accordance with exceptions as specified in PIPEDA. Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for fulfillment of those purposes.
Accuracy. Personal information that is collected, used, and disclosed will be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be utilized.
Safeguards. NIS Ltd. will protect personal information with security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Openness. NIS Ltd. shall make readily available to individuals, upon written request, specific information about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
Individual Access. Upon request, individuals have the right to be informed of the existence, use, and disclosure of any personal information NIS Ltd. may have in its possession pertaining to such individual, subject to certain exceptions as specified in PIPEDA. Individuals may also have the right to have access to any information in the possession of NIS Ltd., subject to certain exceptions as specified in PIPEDA. Individuals may verify completeness and accuracy of any such information and request that it be amended if appropriate.
Challenging Compliance. Individuals my contact NIS Ltd. with any questions, complaints, or concerns regarding our privacy policies and procedures. NIS Ltd. welcomes contact in these regards via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org You may also contact our privacy officer in writing:
Mr. Robert Loncaric
Director of Technology & Evidence Management
National Investigation Services Ltd.
#575 - 1771 Robson Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6G 1C9