Ottawa Convention Centre Corporation (OCC) is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers, suppliers, partners and colleagues. The OCC, as an Agency of the Government of Ontario, operates in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). The information below outlines our privacy practices related to the collection, retention, use, disclosure and disposal of personal information.
Personal information refers to identifiable data about any given individual but does not include an individual’s name, title, business address, email or telephone number related to their workplace. Personal information would consist of identifiers such as age, income, medical records, and employee evaluations. Protecting personal information is important to the OCC, and we commit to ensuring your rights to protected privacy.
OCC will identify the purposes for the collection of personal information. The collection of personal information is limited to what is necessary for the purposes identified by the OCC. Consent is obtained from the individual at the time of collection for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information. The OCC will only disclose personal information to other parties to whom we have consent, where the other parties are our suppliers and partners who assist in serving you, or where we are required to do so by law.
OCC will ensure that personal information shall be as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary. Individuals may challenge, in writing, the existence, accuracy and completeness of their personal information and request that it be amended as appropriate.
OCC will ensure appropriate security measures are in place to protect personal information.
OCC will make information about its policies and procedures relating to the management of personal information available to individuals as necessary.
Upon written request, OCC will provide access to an individual’s personal information to verify the existence and accuracy of their personal information.
An individual may challenge the OCC’s compliance with the prevailing Privacy legislation by contacting the Chief Privacy Officer of the OCC.
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