The Privacy Act is described as:
An Act to extend the present laws of Canada that protect the privacy of individuals and that provide individuals with a right of access to personal information about themselves.
The term personal information is defined as information about an identifiable individual that is recorded in any form with some specific exceptions for the purposes of Access to Information Act requests.
It is the policy of Lakeland Connect Media Inc. to control the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information in accordance with all requirements set out in the Privacy Act. The Privacy Act does not apply to personal information that Lakeland Connect Media Inc. collects, uses, or discloses only for journalistic, artistic or literary purposes.
Collection of Personal Information
Unless otherwise authorized by the Privacy Act.
- No personal information shall be collected by Lakeland Connect Media Inc. unless it relates directly to an operating program or activity of Lakeland Connect Media Inc.
- Lakeland Connect Media Inc. shall, wherever possible, collect personal information that is intended to be used for an administrative purpose directly from the individual to whom it relates except where the individual authorizes otherwise.
- Lakeland Connect Media Inc. shall inform any individual from whom it collects personal information of the purpose for which the information is being collected.
Retention of Personal Information
Personal information that has been used by Lakeland Connect Media Inc. for an administrative purpose shall be retained for such period of time after it is so used as may be prescribed by regulation in order to ensure that the individual to whom it relates has a reasonable opportunity to obtain access to the information.
Accuracy of Personal Information
Lakeland Connect Media Inc. shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal information that is used for an administrative purpose is as accurate, up-to-date and complete as possible.
Disposition of Personal Information
Lakeland Connect Media Inc. shall dispose of personal information under its control in accordance with the regulations and with any directives or guidelines issued by the designated minister in relation to the disposal of that information and with its corporate retention schedule.
All Lakeland Media Inc. employees, who collect, maintain and/or use personal information, are responsible for insuring that the collection, use and disclosure of this information is carried out in accordance with this policy and relevant procedures.
All questions related to the interpretation and application of this policy should be directed to [email protected]