Privacy Practices

ENSURING YOUR CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRIVACY

To ensure your confidentiality and privacy, Taxevity adheres to sound business practices and exceeds government requirements.

The Privacy Act

You are protected by The Privacy Act of 1983, which

  • limits the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information
  • gives you the right to access and correct personal information which has been collected

Learn more from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

You are also protected by PIPEDA (the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act), which started taking effect in 2002. You must give consent before information about you is collected, used or disclosed. Ten principles apply:

1. Accountability

2. Identifying purposes

3. Consent

4. Limiting collection

5. Limiting use, disclosure, and retention

6. Accuracy

7. Safeguards

8. Openness

9. Individual access

10. Challenging compliance

Learn more from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.