We are responsible for maintaining and protecting your personal information under our control. Our organization has appointed the following Privacy Officer to monitor compliance and respond to customer needs and requests with respect to any concerns regarding privacy of personal information.
Privacy Officer: Renate Lanzendorf¨
BC Tree Fruits Cooperative
1473 Water Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1J6
Identifying purposes The purpose for which we collect personal data shall be identified prior to the information being obtained.
Consent Your knowledge and consent are required for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information unless otherwise permitted by law.
Limiting the collection of personal information BC Tree Fruits Cooperative shall limit the collection of your personal information to that which is necessary for the purposes which it has identified. We will collect data only by fair and lawful means.
Limiting use, disclosure and retention Personal information shall only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected unless you have otherwise consented, or when it is required or permitted by law. We shall retain the information for as long as is necessary to fulfill those purposes.
Accuracy To the best of our ability, we will keep personal information complete, current and relevant, relying on the owner of such information to advise us of any changes or amendments.
Safeguards We will protect personal information, regardless of its format, against unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification with safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Openness We shall be open about the policies and procedures that apply to management of personal information.
Individual access As an individual you may request information of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information, and shall be given access to it by the Company’s Privacy Officer. You may challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information as well as have such personal information amended.
Challenging compliance You may address any questions and concerns regarding BC Tree Fruits Cooperative’s personal information handling practices and/or the firm’s compliance with privacy legislation to the Company’s Privacy Officer.