Barrie Food Bank Privacy Policy

Barrie Food Bank respects the privacy of our staff, volunteers and donors and we are committed to keeping
your personal information accurate, confidential, secure and private. Barrie Food Bank does not sell, rent, or
trade its mailing lists.

The Barrie Food Bank Privacy Policy is based on, and complies with, Canada’s Personal Information Protection
and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”), which includes the Ten Privacy Principles outlined in the Canadian
Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Privacy.

The ten Privacy Principles are:
1. Accountability – We are responsible for all personal information in our possession, and we keep your
personal information in the strictest confidence.
2. Identifying Purposes – We obtain and record personal information only for specific purposes that we
disclose to you.
3. Consent – We collect, use or disclose your personal information only with your permission.
4. Limiting Collection – Information we collect from you is for the purposes identified at the time of
5. Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention – We will keep your personal information only as long as
necessary for the purposes for which it had been obtained. Barrie Food Bank has developed guidelines
and procedures for the disposal/destruction of personal information once its original purposes have
been fulfilled.
6. Accuracy – We make our best efforts to ensure that all personal information is accurate, complete, and
up-to-date. You may seek a correction for any information that you find to be incomplete or incorrect.
7. Safeguards – Access to your personal information is protected by safeguards appropriate to the
sensitivity of that information and the method of collection.
8. Openness – Barrie Food Bank will readily make available to you information about our policies and
practices, in a form that is simple and easy to understand.
9. Individual Access – We allow you access to your personal information.
10. Challenging Compliance – You may make a privacy complaint to Barrie Food Bank at any time by
contacting the Executive Director. All complaints are investigated and, should a complaint be justified,
Barrie Food Bank will take all appropriate steps required to rectify the situation.