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Privacy Policy

The Misura Berteit Privacy Policy

An organization entrusted with personal information about its clients and employees has a responsibility to protect the privacy of that organization.  Misura Berteit takes this responsibility very seriously.  Clients and employees of the firm should expect nothing less.

To that end, Misura Berteit has established a Privacy Policy to protect the privacy rights of its clients, employees and others.  This policy relates to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by the firm, its partners and employees. Personal information includes any information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title or business address or business telephone number of an individual.

Misura Berteitís privacy policy is to adhere to several principles of privacy based on the Canadian Standards Associationís Privacy Principles.  Each of the principles is interrelated, and more detailed guidelines have been produces to assist in the application of these principles.

Accountability

Misura Berteit is accountable for all personal information in its possession or custody, including and personal information disclosed to third parties for processing or other administrative functions, and for professional standards purposes.

Identifying Purposes

Misura Berteit shall identify the purposes for which personal information is collected either before or at the time the information is collected.

Consent

The knowledge and consent of the individual are required for the collection, use or disclosure of personal information, except where inappropriate, or where required or permitted by law.

Limiting Collection

Collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by Misura Berteit, and information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.

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 and permitted by applicable law, rules or regulations.  Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of these purposes.

Accuracy

Personal information shall be as accurate, complete and up-to-date as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it is to be used.

Safeguards

Personal information shall be protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity level of the information.

Openness

Misura Berteit shall make information available to its clients and employees about the policies and practices that apply to the management of their information.

Individual Access

Upon request, an individual shall be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of their information, and shall be given access to it.  An individual may verify the accuracy and completeness of their information, and may request that it be amended, if appropriate.

Challenging Compliance

Questions or complaints with respect to privacy and the Misura Berteit privacy policy or practices may be directed to designated people within Misura Professional Corporation.