General Statement – Privacy Rights
Advocate Placement Limited (“APL”) is dedicated to
protecting privacy rights by recognizing the importance of
privacy and the sensitivity of personal information it
is our policy to abide by the obligations and duties imposed
by the privacy legislation within each jurisdiction that APL
operates, including those set out by The Personal
Information Protection & Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”)
that give everyone rights concerning the collection, use and
disclosure of their personal information.
What is Personal Information?
provides staffing and recruitment services to a wide range
of candidates and must collect personal information in order
to provide these services.
“Personal Information” refers to any information about an
identifiable individual and includes their age, income,
education, employment history, financial information, and
the process of providing staffing and recruiting services,
APL will collect different types of information, including:
employees will maintain the confidentiality and privacy of
personal information. APL has appointed a Privacy
Officer to deal with any concerns an individual may have.
- A candidate’s contact and identification information such
as name, address, telephone number and email address;
- Information contained on a Candidate’s resume and academic
transcripts, such as employment history, client/transaction history, and
- Information about remuneration, including previous salary,
benefits and bonuses and any expected salary, benefits and bonuses;
- Information about previous job-search efforts, including
all employers that you may have applied to on your own or through other
recruitment firms, and any notes made by APL recruiters;
- Performance and
Purpose for our
Collection of Personal Information
In providing staffing and recruiting services APL will
collect, use, and disclose personal information concerning
candidates, with candidates’ express authorization. APL will
collect personal information from the candidates, public
sources, or third parties. It is essential that APL be able
to learn about each candidate before we can arrange an
introduction with a prospective employer.
We use personal
information form and other data collected by our
representatives from candidates’ resumes, documentation, the
internet, and verbal means, as required. We collect this
information during the course of APL’s work with the
candidates, to register candidates with APL, to provide
candidates with information regarding employment
opportunities and other requested information or services.
All employees of APL will collect necessary
information by lawful and fair means.