These principles require that we:
We will safe-guard personal customer information under our control and have a Privacy Committee to ensure compliance with this Policy’s principles.
Identify purposes for collection:
We will identify the purposes for collecting personal information at or before the time the information is collected.
Obtain customer consent:
We will seek the customer’s understanding and consent for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.
We will limit the collection of personal information only for the purposes identified.
Limit use, disclosure and retention:
We will not use or disclose personal information beyond the stated purposes for which it was collected, except with the consent of the customer or as required by law. We will retain information only as long as necessary to fulfill those purposes.
We will endeavor to ensure a customer’s personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
We will provide personal information with security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Provide customer access:
We will make customer’s specific information readily available to them upon request.
Provide opportunities for customer feedback:
We will provide opportunities for customers to address concerns with compliance of this Policy’s principles, through the use of the Policy Committee and other communications.
June 5, 2005