Privacy Policy

The Employment Help Centre’s privacy policy reflects our commitment to the respect and protection of our clients’ personal information. Information collected by this organization typically consists of our clients’ name, address, telephone number, social insurance number, employment history, professional credentials, and e-mail address.

Our Corporate Accountability

The Centre is responsible for any personal information in its possession and is implementing policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure that the Privacy Legislation is followed according to the letter and spirit of the law.

Purpose of Information Gathering

Information is collected with the sole intent of serving our clients to reach their employment goals. A client may withhold information since all dealings with our organization are on a voluntary basis. A lack of information, however, may hinder our ability to provide the client with the best service possible.

Client Consent

The Centre collects personal information only for purposes, which we believe our clients would consider acceptable, namely the enhancement of their career goals and this information is kept strictly in confidence. This has always been the policy of this organization since its foundation. By providing your personal information to us, you are consenting to these uses and disclosures on your behalf.

Disclosure to Third Parties

Information will be shared with other agencies or with potential employers with the exclusive goal of helping the client secure a job or appropriate services. The client’s written consent is obtained when the sharing of personal information with other agencies or potential employers appears appropriate.

Collection and Safeguarding of Information

Participant files are retained for two years, plus the current year to comply with the audit requirements of the Centre’s funding bodies. The organization uses due diligence in storing all documents and electronic files and adheres to prudent disposal procedures.

Accuracy of Personal Data

The Centre will at all will keep all client records up to date. It is the responsibility of the client to keep the Centre informed about changes of address, employability and other pertinent data.

Access the Individual Records

The Centre will, upon a request in writing from a client, allow the client to view and discuss, any personal information pertaining to their file, in its possession