Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information is an important aspect of the way Barrie Taxi Ltd. conducts its business. Collecting, using, and disclosing personal information in an appropriate, responsible, and ethical manner is fundamental to Barrie Taxi Ltd.’s daily operations.
Barrie Taxi Ltd. strives to protect and respect the personal information of its customers, employees, business partners, and so on in accordance with all applicable regional and federal laws. Each staff member of Barrie Taxi Ltd. must abide by this organization’s procedures and practices when handling personal information.
Personal information is defined as any identifying information about an individual or group of individuals, including name, date of birth, address, phone number, e-mail address, social insurance/security number, nationality, gender, health history, financial data, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, assets, debts, liabilities, payment records, credit records, loan records, opinions, and personal views.
Business information refers to: business name, business address, business telephone number, name(s) of owner(s), executive officer(s), and director(s), job titles, business registration numbers, and financial status. Business information is treated and handled with the same level of confidentiality, privacy, and respect as personal information.
Consent occurs and is obtained when an individual signs an application or other form containing personal information, thereby authorizing Barrie Taxi Ltd. to collect, use, and disclose the individual’s personal information for the purposes stated on the form or in the Appropriate Use section of this policy.
Barrie Taxi Ltd. collects and uses personal information solely for the purpose of conducting business and developing an understanding of its customers. Barrie Taxi Ltd. hereby asserts that personal information will only be used for the following purposes:
1. To communicate with the customer
2. To provide the products and services the customer requests
3. To enforce the terms of any agreement between the customer and Barrie Taxi Ltd.
Barrie Taxi Ltd. assumes full accountability for the personal information within its possession and control. This organization has appointed a custodian of all privacy matters and legal compliance with privacy laws.
Barrie Taxi Ltd. obtains personal information directly from the individual to which the information belongs. Individuals are entitled to know how Barrie Taxi Ltd. uses personal information and this organization will limit the use of any personal information collected only to what is needed for those stated purposes. Barrie Taxi Ltd. will obtain individual consent if personal information is to be used for any other purpose. Barrie Taxi Ltd. will not use that information without the consent of the individual.
Barrie Taxi Ltd. will retain personal information only for the duration it is needed for conducting business. Once personal information is no longer required, it will be destroyed in a safe and secure manner. However, certain laws may require that certain personal information be kept for a specified amount of time. Where this is the case, the law will supersede this policy. Barrie Taxi Ltd. vows to protect personal information with the appropriate security measures, physical safeguards, and electronic precautions. Barrie Taxi Ltd. maintains personal information through a combination of paper and electronic files. Where required by law or disaster recovery/business continuity policies, older records may be stored in a secure, off site location.
In most instances, Barrie Taxi Ltd. will grant individuals access to their personal information upon presentation of a written request and satisfactory identification. If an individual finds errors of fact with his/her personal information, please notify Barrie Taxi Ltd. as soon as possible to make the appropriate corrections. Should Barrie Taxi Ltd. deny an individual’s request for access to his/her personal information, Barrie Taxi Ltd. will advise in writing of the reason for such a refusal. The individual may then challenge the decision.
Barrie Taxi Ltd. may use personal information without the individual’s consent under particular circumstances. These situations include, but are not limited to:
Barrie Taxi Ltd. is under obligation by law to disclose personal information in order to adhere to the requirements of an investigation of the contravention of a regional or federal law, under the purview of the appropriate authorities.