The Privacy Principles of the Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent (LDACK) are based on the 10 principles outlined in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.

LDACK is responsible for the personal information of its clients and members.

Identify the Purpose
Before collecting personal information, LDACK informs the individual the purpose of the information collection. These purposes include what is necessary for client services, statistics and research.

Obtain Consent
The knowledge and consent of individuals are required before information can be collected, used or disclosed.

Limit Collection
LDACK limits the collection of personal information to ensure that individuals are only asked what is necessary.

Limit Use, Disclosure and Retention
Information collected by LDACK will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it is collected, except with the consent of the individuals or as required by law. The information is kept only as long as it is needed.

Ensuring Accuracy
LDACK ensures that personal information is accurate, complete, and up-to-date for the purposes it is used.

Using Appropriate Safeguards
LDACK has appropriate safety measures to protect personal information.

Openness Concerning Policies and Practices
Information about LDACK policies and practices is available to individuals.

Individual Access
Upon request, individuals may know the specific purposes for which their information is used or disclosed. If the information is found to be inaccurate or incomplete, it is amended as necessary.

Providing Recourse
Individuals with concerns relating to Privacy and LDACK can address them with the Privacy Officer through the contact information found in Contact Us.