The Quality Control Council of Canada (QCC) is subject to the Personal Information and Privacy Act (PIPA) and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). The QCC is committed to and bound by this Legislation to protect its members, travel cards and permits (collectively referred to as "individuals") personal information.
The QCC has developed this policy to enhance its commitment to privacy issues in relation to PIPA and PIPEDA.
If you have any questions about this policy or any of your personal information collected, used and disclosed by the QCC please contact the QCC Region representative.
The QCC collects only that information that is reasonable to assist the individual to gain employment within the jurisdiction of the QCC, and so that the QCC can provide the individual with the benefits available to him or her. The information collected, used and disclosed includes but is not limited to:
In addition to the above, the purpose of collecting this information is to allow the QCC to:
The information that is collected is given by the individual him or herself, a home Local, or an employer. Information is also sometimes collected through questionnaires, membership meetings, and personal contact with the individual, membership application and travel card forms.
Information is protected with the appropriate procedural, physical and technical security with respect to such personal information, so as to stop unauthorized access and exposure. This includes creating physical barriers to access hard copy material and technical security by way of firewalls and pass codes. Waste materials that contain personal information will be destroyed by shredding, erasing electronic material, or otherwise destroying it before it is sent to the garbage.
Individuals are entitled to access their personal information that is collected. Information about an individual can be accessed by that individual, by written request to the appropriate QCC Region representative.
The information collected, used and disclosed and the purposes for which it is done, in the context of working out of a Union hall, implies such consent to collect, use and disclose personal information. However, where consent is necessary but is not confirmed, personal information can be disclosed without being able to confirm consent of the individual. Those circumstances include but are not limited to:
Your personal information will potentially be disclosed, among others, to:
If you have a complaint or concern arising from the implementation and/or breach of this Policy, you have 30 days from the date of such breach to file a complaint to the QCC Region Representative. The QCC Region Representative will provide you with a written decision as to your complaint as soon as reasonably possible.
Wherever personal information is disclosed, no more information than is required will be provided.
The QCC acknowledges that it has collected certain information prior to January 1, 2004. The QCC will continue to disclose that information in accordance with past practice.