BloombergSen acknowledges the importance and necessity of safeguarding the private and confidential information belonging to our clients. As such, we have appointed a Privacy Officer to ensure compliance with privacy legislation and to inform all BloombergSen employees of the need to use the utmost discretion when dealing with client information. BloombergSen's Privacy Officer has the responsibility to carefully analyze and alter collection procedures both on a preliminary basis and ongoing basis to assure maximum privacy protection.Purpose:
BloombergSen will only use client information for the purposes identified either before or at the time of collection. It is our policy that we will not sell your information.Consent:
BloombergSen will only use information for identified purposes and if the information is required for any new use, BloombergSen will take the necessary steps in order to seek additional consent. Consent may be expressed in writing, orally or may be implied directly by the client or a client authorized representative.Collection:
BloombergSen will only collect information as needed in order to complete necessary documentation, determine eligibility and/or to comply with regulations, policies, laws and legislation, such as the Money Laundering (Terrorist Financing ) Act. BloombergSen's employees will do their best to explain why collection of information is necessary in a clear and informative fashion.
Use, Disclosure and Retention:
BloombergSen will only retain personal information as long as needed in order to satisfy the stated purposes identified when the information was collected. If it is deemed that an individual’s personal information is no longer required, BloombergSen will take the necessary measures to destroy, dispose, or erase the information in a manner that will ensure that information cannot be found or used by an authorized party.Accuracy:
BloombergSen strives to maintain accurate client information, which not only help us provide better client service but also minimizes the potential misuse of personal information.Safeguards:
BloombergSen understands the importance of protecting personal information and, therefore, implements a number of safeguards against unauthorized access or improper disclosure. For example, BloombergSen's computer network, employee computers, laptops, and phone message centres are all password protected. In addition, filing cabinet units and storage rooms containing personal information are locked and can only be accessed by authorized individuals. General entry to our office is secured and cannot be accessed by unauthorized personnel without permission.
When requested and supported by sufficient identity information, BloombergSen will provide clients with their personal information, as maintained in client files. We recognize a client's right to his or her own information, how the information is used and to whom it is disclosed.
If an error or discrepancy is found in your personal information, we will act efficiently to correct the mistake in less than thirty days. An extension will only be applied if the request will unreasonably interfere with our business affairs.Complaints and Recourse:
Personal information collected by BloombergSen may be used to determine how many people visit the website and which sections of the website are visited the most frequently. When you visit the website, move from page to page, or download content, the following information may be recorded: the address you are connecting from; which pages are visited; and what content is downloaded.
Certain BloombergSen employees will be provided with information about the website visitor in order to serve that visitor's needs and provide the visitor with information regarding specific products. BloombergSen employees are instructed to use strict standards of care in handling the personal, confidential information.
Information obtained by registering on this website or attending a BloombergSen event will reside in an internal database at BloombergSen. If you wish to have your information removed from the BloombergSen database at any time, please email your request toor call BloombergSen Privacy Officer, Jonathan Bloomberg, at 416-594-9090 for more information. A complete version of PIPEDA can be found on the Department of Justice website.