The EAM Website Privacy Policy

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The Electrical Association of Manitoba (EAM) recognizes your right to confidentiality and is committed to protecting your privacy.  As part of our commitment, we have outlined key areas of Privacy Protection to govern our actions as they relate to your information.  These are based on criteria found in Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA).

Identifying Purposes
The purposes for which customer information is collected shall be clearly identified before or at the time the information is collected.

Consent
The knowledge and consent of the customer are required for the collection, use or disclosure of customer information except where required or permitted by law.  Knowledge and consent may be assumed from registration or request for service from a customer.

Limiting Collection
The customer information collected will be limited to those details necessary for the purposes identified by the EAM.  The information will be collected by fair and lawful means.

Limiting Use and Disclosure
Customer information may only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected unless the customer has otherwise consented, or when it is required or permitted by law.  Customer information will only be retained for the period of time required to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected.

Accuracy
Customer information will be maintained in as accurate, complete and up-to-date form as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it is to be used.

Safeguarding Customer Information
Customer information will be protected by security safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity level of the information.  You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself.  However, at times we do need information to provide the services that you request.  This privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations.  Customers may direct any questions or enquiries with respect to the privacy principles outlined above, or about our practices by contacting the EAM directly.