We respect your privacy. As part of our commitment to protect your privacy, we honour the ten privacy principles of the Canadian Standards Association’s Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information, which forms the basis of most privacy legislation in the world.
In this regard, we have:
We collect personal information about you directly from you, from others with your consent, and otherwise as permitted by law. We limit our collection of your personal information to what we need for our identified purposes. Generally, we collect your name, birth date, address, telephone number, fax number, marital status, employment history, financial information, and description of required assistance.
We use your personal information to:
Our Allocations Committee will consider your application and will determine whether you qualify for nabs assistance. The Allocations Committee believes it can do its job best when it has all of your relevant information, including your name. You may refuse to allow us to share particular details of your personal information (such as your name) with the Allocations Committee, if you so choose (this is called withholding or withdrawing your consent). If you decide to withhold consent to our sharing your name or other details of your personal information with the Allocations Committee, we will still treat you fairly, but this might limit our ability to effectively process your application for assistance.
We will obtain your consent to use your personal information for any additional purpose that is not listed above.
We disclose your personal information to:
We restrict their access to your personal information on a need-to-know basis, and we have their agreement to protect your privacy.
We make efforts to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date before we use or disclose it. We update personal information only where necessary to fulfill our purposes. You may ask us to correct or amend any of your personal information that you believe is incorrect or incomplete. If we refuse your access or correction request, we will explain our refusal.
We take steps to protect your personal information from theft, loss, unauthorized access, copying, modification, use, disclosure and disposal. The steps we take include:
Director, Allocations and Services
55 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 130
Toronto, Ontario M4V 2Y7
(416) 962-0446 x221