Northumberland Ferries Limited (“NFL”) and Bay Ferries Limited (“BFL”) are committed to serving the needs of our customers, employees, and members of the public while at the same time complying with all applicable privacy legislation, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”).
This policy applies to the personal information about identifiable individuals collected, used, disclosed, stored, or disclosed by NFL and BFL, respectively, in the course of our commercial activities.
NFL and BFL are each obliged and committed to complying with PIPEDA, and this policy, with regard to the personal information each of us collects, uses and discloses.
This policy applies to all personal information now in the custody or control of NFL and BFL, respectively, and all personal information that we subsequently collect or acquire.
All directors, employees, and agents of NFL and BFL are required to comply with this policy.
NFL is also required to comply with PIPEDA and this policy when sharing personal information with BFL, and vice versa.
The following defined terms are used throughout this policy:
This policy has been developed in accordance with the standards set out in PIPEDA including Schedule 1 of PIPEDA, which is modelled on the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information. In collecting, using, and disclosing personal information, we shall conform to the provisions of PIPEDA, including Schedule 1.
NFL and BFL, respectively, are responsible for the personal information in our custody or under our control, and shall each designate one or more individuals who will be accountable for their compliance with PIPEDA and this policy.
NFL and BFL, respectively, will identify the purpose for which they collect personal information at or before the time of the collection. The purposes for which information is collected, used, or disclosed by us must be those that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.
NFL and BFL, respectively, will require the knowledge and consent of the individual for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, except where consent is not required by applicable privacy legislation.
NFL and BFL, respectively, shall limit the collection of personal information to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by us. Personal information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
NFL and BFL, respectively, shall not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required or permitted by law. Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes for which it was collected.
NFL and BFL, respectively, shall ensure the personal information is as accurate, complete and up to date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
NFL and BFL, respectively, shall protect all personnel information by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
NFL and BFL, respectively, shall make readily available to its employees, clients, and other individuals, specific information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
NFL and BFL, respectively, shall upon request, inform an individual of the existence, use and disclosure of his or her personal information and shall give him or her access to that information except where we are permitted or required by law not to disclose personal information to the individual.
An individual employee or customer shall be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the provisions of this policy to NFL or BFL’s Privacy Officer, as applicable.
This policy is effective as of January 01, 2004. We reserve the right to amend this policy from time to time for any reason.