Open. Honest. Ethical.
As a recruiting and staffing agency, we are privy to the private information of both our clients and candidates. That’s a responsibility we take seriously. It’s why we’ve adopted a set of rigorous privacy principles (see right) as our code of conduct.
You can rest assured that the personal information we collect will be securely maintained in compliance with the best industry practices, and be used only for the purposes identified at the time of collection.
Moreover, we only collect information that we need to properly conduct our business. We strive to keep all information in our records up-to-date. And we never forward or share information without the consent of the party or parties involved.
The 10 principles listed below are those specified in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) in Schedule 1. Please, refer to the act for further information.
An organization is responsible for personal information under its control and shall designate an individual or individuals who are accountable for the organization’s compliance with the following principles.
The purposes for which personal information is collected shall be identified by the organization at or before the time the information is collected.
The knowledge and consent of the individual are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, except where inappropriate.
The collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by the organization. Information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
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.
Personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
Personal information shall be protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
An organization shall make readily available to individuals specific information about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
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.
An individual shall be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the above principles to the designated individual or individuals accountable for the organization’s compliance.