MCEC Privacy Policy

Summary of Principles - MCEC Privacy Policy

1. Accountability

MCEC is responsible for personal information under its control. The Mennonite Church Eastern Canada Privacy Coordinator is accountable for compliance with The Mennonite Church Eastern Canada Privacy Policy. An annual compliance audit of the personal information management practices of MCEC will be presented to the Board.

2. Identifying Purposes for Collection of Personal Information

MCEC shall identify the purposes for which personal information is collected at or before the time the information is collected.

3. Obtaining Consent for Collection, Use or Disclosure of Personal Information

The knowledge and consent of a constituent, employee, or contractor are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, except where inappropriate.

4.  Limiting Collection of Personal Information

MCEC shall limit the collection of personal information to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by MCEC. MCEC shall collect personal information by fair and lawful means.

5.  Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention of Personal Information

MCEC shall not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. MCEC shall retain personal information only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes for which it was collected.

6. Accuracy of Personal Information

Personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.

7. Security Safeguards

MCEC shall protect personal information through the use of security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.

8. Openness Concerning Policies and Practices

MCEC shall make readily available to constituents, employees and contractors specific information about its policies and practices relating to its management of personal information.

9. Access to Personal Information

MCEC shall inform a constituent, employee or contractor of the existence, use and disclosure of his or her personal information upon request and shall give the individual access to that information. A constituent, employee or contractor shall be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.

10. Compliance

A constituent, employee or contractor shall be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the above principles to the person accountable for MCEC’s compliance with The Mennonite Church Eastern Canada Privacy Policy.

 

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For more information or to report a concern, please contact the MCEC Privacy Coordinator at privacy@mcec.ca