The Canadian Livestock Advance
Association is committed to maintaining the accuracy, confidentiality, and
security of your personal information. As part of this commitment, the
following Ten Privacy Principles govern our actions as they relate to the use
of customer information. The principles have been built upon the values set by
the Canadian Standards Association's Model Code for the Protection of
Personal Information and Canada's Personal Information Protection and
Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Principle 1 -
Principle 6 - Accuracy
Principle 2 - Identifying
Principle 7 - Safeguards
Principle 3 -
Principle 8 - Openness
Principle 4 - Limiting
Principle 9 - Individual Access
Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and
Retention Principle 10 - Challenging
Principle 1: Accountability The Canadian Livestock
Advance Association is responsible for maintaining and protecting the personal
information under its control and shall designate an individual who is
accountable for the organization’s compliance with the following Privacy
Principle 2: Identifying Purposes The purposes for
which personal information is collected shall be identified before or at the
time the information is collected.
Principle 3: Consent Knowledge and consent of
the individual are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal
information except where required or permitted by Law.
Principle 4: Limiting Collection The collection of personal
information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified
by the Canadian Livestock Advance Association. The information shall be
collected by fair and lawful means.
Principle 5: 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.
Principle 6: Accuracy Personal information shall
be accurate, complete and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which
it is to be used.
Principle 7: Safeguards Personal information shall be
protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the
Principle 8: Openness The Canadian Livestock Advance
Association shall make readily available to individuals specific information
about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal
Principle 9: Individual
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.
Principle 10: Challenging
individual shall be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the
above principles to the designated individual accountable for the
Questions or enquiries with
respect to the privacy principles outlined above or our compliance with these
principles should be directed to:
Canadian Livestock Advance
400 - 1661 Portage Avenue
WINNIPEG MB R2M 2G2 Canada
Phone: (204) 789-0039
Fax: (204) 788-0061
- If you have questions or
should first contact the Canadian Livestock Advance Association directly.
- If you do not receive acknowledgment
of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you
should then contact the Privacy Commissioner's Office at
http://www.privcom.gc.ca (or 112 Kent Street, Place de Ville, Tower B, 3rd
Floor, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 1H3), who will then serve as a liaison with
the Canadian Livestock Advance Association to resolve your concerns.
What information does the Canadian
Livestock Advance Association collect? How does the Canadian Livestock Advance
collect this information, and how is it used?
- We collect personal
information such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, birth
dates, and bank account numbers when submitted by you through our cash
advance application process.
- Your e-mail address is used
only as an alternate means to communicate with regarding your cash
advance, or to send you information you've requested (such as electronic
newsletters), to administer surveys, and/or to respond to communications
from you. We do not use this information for other purposes.
- We also use "cookies,"
or small pieces of information that we store on users' computers (see
definition below), to recognize returning visitors and monitor traffic
through our site. Cookies identify you as a unique visitor to our site,
enabling us to effectively aggregate site usage statistics to improve our
Web site and make it more user-friendly.
What is a "cookie"?
- A cookie is a small file
containing an ID number that is stored on users' computers. It is
transferred to your hard drive by a Web server, and can only be read by
that server. A cookie will not transmit information that you did not
provide to us. Cookies are used, for example, to help identify unique
visitors to a Web site and/or to help the user access their own data from
a Web server data base.
Does the Canadian Livestock
Advance Association distribute individually identifiable information that it
gathers to third parties?
- No, we do not sell, trade,
or disclose to third parties any customer identifiable information.
How does the Canadian Livestock
Advance Association store my personally identifiable information?
- The Canadian Livestock
Advance Association stores information in secure databases. All databases
are password protected. In addition, data fields containing sensitive
personal information are encrypted for added security and protection.