Collection and Use of Personal Information
Hugessen collects only the personal information that it requires to provide the services for which it has been retained by a client. This may include:
- information about the compensation offered or provided by organizations to particular individuals;
- information about performance assessments of individuals by organizations; and
- other related information.
Hugessen normally collects personal information directly from its client. Anyone who is concerned about any personal information which may have been provided to Hugessen is invited to contact the Privacy Officer, as described below, for additional information.
Hugessen will collect and use this personal information for the purpose of providing services to the client in accordance with the applicable engagement letter and work plan, or as otherwise agreed between Hugessen and its client (the “Client Agreement”).
Hugessen may also retain the personal information and use it in aggregate form for the purpose of improving Hugessen’s services and advice, generally. Hugessen will not disclose this information to any third party in a manner which allows or might reasonably be considered to allow particular individuals to be identified, except as noted below.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Hugessen may disclose personal information as follows:
- as expressly provided in the applicable Client Agreement;
- to third-party service providers or agents who provide services to or on behalf of Hugessen, as further detailed below;
- to law enforcement agencies for the purposes of investigating fraud or other offences, in connection with the prevention or investigation of suspected fraudulent activities or harm to individuals or property, to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims, or in connection with an emergency that warrants use or disclosure of the information;
- to regulatory authorities, as required or permitted by applicable law;
- to legal, financial, insurance, and other advisors or in connection with the sale, reorganization, or management of all or part of its business or operations; and
- as consented to by the individual from time to time, including to fulfill any other purposes that are identified when the personal information is collected.
Hugessen will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with an individual’s consent or as required or permitted by law. Consent may be express or implied, and given in writing, including by using or not using a check-off box, electronically, orally, or by the individual’s conduct, such as use of the services or products.
Storage and Processing of Data by Service Providers
Any questions in this regard may be directed to the Privacy Officer using the contact information provided below.
Hugessen protects against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information with security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, including through the use of physical, organizational, and technological measures and appropriate training of employees.
Corrections and Complaints
Hugessen Consulting Inc.
Attention: Privacy Officer
Address: 130 Adelaide Street West, Suite 3000, Richmond Adelaide Centre, Toronto, ON M5H 3P5
Last Updated: July 17, 2014