Canada’s federal privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”), effective January 1, 2004, requires that Kingwest and Company (“Kingwest”) obtain from all existing, new and prospective clients knowledgeable consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of his or her personal information.
At Kingwest we have always maintained and used your personal information in the strictest of confidence. To this end Kingwest has policies and procedures that must be followed by all staff. Your personal information is collected, used and disclosed only where it is needed to service your account. This includes:
As well, for regulatory purposes, self-regulatory organizations (“SROs”), including the Investment Dealers Association of Canada to which Kingwest belongs, require access to personal information of current and former clients, employees, agents, directors, officers, partners and others that has been collected or used by Kingwest. SROs collect, use or disclose such personal information obtains from Kingwest for regulatory purposes, including: