TekSource Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals who
provide their personal information. We will not collect, use or disclose the
personal information of individuals without individual’s knowledge and consent
in accordance to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents
From January 1, 2004, all businesses engaged in commercial activities must
comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act,
and the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of
Personal Information, which it incorporates. The Act affords rights concerning
the privacy of personal information.
"Personal information" is information about an identifiable person. Personal
information includes information that relates to their personal characteristics
(e.g., gender, age, income, home address or phone number, ethnic background,
family status), their health (e.g., health history, health conditions, health
services received by them) or their activities and views (e.g., religion,
politics, opinions expressed by an individual, an opinion or evaluation of an
individual). Personal information is to be contrasted with business information
(e.g., an individual’s business address and telephone number), which is not
protected by the Act.
Collection of Personal Information
In order to fulfill our mandate, we collect detailed contact information and
resumes for all our current and prospective consultants and permanent job
Purpose for Collecting Personal Information
TekSource Canada only collects personal information, by lawful means, necessary
to fulfill the identified purposes. Personal information is collected for the
To assist them (job seekers) in joining our organization or
placing them into another organization on a contractual or permanent employment
"We obtain consent to use the personal information for the purpose listed above
at the time of collection of information. Individuals have the option of not
providing the personal information or to decline use of their personal
information used for the purpose listed above.
Disclosure and Retention of Personal Information
TekSource Canada will never trade or sell personal information.
Accuracy of Personal Information
TekSource Canada makes every effort to accurately record all information. If
you notice any errors or if your personal information has changed, please
contact us to update your file.
Protection of Personal Information
Personal information is stored in our database. Electronic information stored
in computers is password protected. All personal information contained in paper
format is destroyed by shredding. Electronic information is destroyed by
Access to Personal Information
Individuals are entitled to access their personal information which is in our
possession. If an individual wants to see their personal information, they are
welcome to contact us. We will provide access to personal information (some
exceptions might apply) and provide any assistance required in understanding
the nature of personal information that is in our possession.
We may ask that the individual put their request in writing. If we are unable
to give access, we will inform the member or donor within 30 days, in writing,
with the reasons for not giving access.
Policy Updates and Changes
Due to the fast-changing nature of online technologies, we may change this
policy from time to time. Changes may occur without warning and they will be
reflected on this page.
Your privacy is important to us. If you have any questions about our Privacy
Policy or concerns about the way personal information is being used, please
contact our office.