At IAPA (Industrial Accident Prevention Association) we recognize
our responsibility for personal information under our control
and have designated Katherine Baxter as our Privacy Officer.
ensuring our compliance with federal privacy legislation (Personal
Information and Protection of Electronic Documents Act - PIPEDA)
and she is the person who will answer your questions. She
will deal with any complaints you may have of our handling
of your personal information, in accordance with PIPEDA. She
can be reached at 1-800-406-IAPA (4272) Ext. 2280
during business hours or written to at IAPA,
5110 Creekbank Road, Suite 300,
The purpose for which we will collect, use and disclose your
personal information is for any purpose related to your membership
and/or the provision of information concerning our products
or services in the workplace health and safety field. We will
only disclose your personal information to third parties,
in accordance with applicable laws, or with your consent.
For IAPA members, your status as a member of IAPA constitutes
your implied consent to our collection, use and disclosure
of your personal information to carry out our activities in
workplace health and safety. If you are not a member of IAPA
personally, we will endeavour to obtain your consent on a
one-time basis for the future use, collection and disclosure
of your personal information, in order to carry out our activities
in workplace health and safety. You may withdraw your consent
in writing, given to us at any time, and if you wish to do
so, we will explain the implications of your doing so. If
we intend to use your personal information in the future for
a different purpose than set out earlier, we will first obtain
your consent for doing so.
We limit the type and amount of personal information
collected to what is reasonably necessary for conducting business
transactions in the area of our activities in workplace health
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
We limit the use and disclosure of personal information
collected to the purposes of our activities in the field of
workplace health and safety, and we retain personal information
for so long as we are engaged in matters relating to workplace
health and safety.
We maintain and update the accuracy of the personal
information collected only to the extent that it is reasonably
necessary for us to carry out our activities in the field
of workplace health and safety.
We take reasonable steps, consistent with our activities
in workplace health and safety and with office practices,
to keep your personal information safeguarded, regardless
of its format, including training our staff to implement and
and will be made available to anyone, upon request, but your
individual personal information is available only to you or
to those who are entitled to that information under the provisions
of any federal or provincial law.
You have the right to access to your own personal
information recorded in our records, and we will make that
available to you during normal business hours, upon an appointment
being made by you for that purpose with our Privacy Officer.
We will respect your right to challenge or correct the accuracy
or completeness of that information, in accordance with applicable