Privacy Notice Statement applicable to form CFIA/ACIA 5858 - Application for Permit to Import Animal Pathogens
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is committed to protecting the privacy rights of individuals, including safeguarding the confidentiality of information provided by individuals and institutions.
Submission of your personal information constitutes your consent to the collection, use, storage, and disclosure of your personal information by the CFIA for the purpose identified within the personal information bank.
Please note that comments you enter in any free text field could become identifiable based on the level of detail you provide. Please exercise caution when providing comments in order to protect your privacy and the privacy of others.
The personal information collected appears in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's personal information bank Permissions (PPU TBD) as well as the standard personal information bank Accounts Receivable, PSU 932. Details regarding this personal information bank, the information it contains and the purpose for its collection are described within InfoSource. Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act, personal information collected is protected from disclosure to unauthorized persons and/or agencies. Individuals to whom the personal information pertains have the right to the protection of, and access to, their personal information under the Privacy Act, subject to certain exceptions and exemptions.
This information is being collected and used under this Agency's legislative authority for the following purposes: issuing import permits in accordance with the Health of Animals Act.
The information will be retained in accordance with the Agency's retention and disposition policies.
For inquiries concerning the treatment of personal information in the custody of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, or to access personal information pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy and Access to Information Act, individuals may contact Government of Canada Access to Information or the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Access to Information and Privacy Office at firstname.lastname@example.org (located at 1400 Merivale Road, Tower 1, Room 0-149, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0Y9).
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