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Privacy and Compliance Policy

OUR PRIVACY AND COMPLIANCE POLICY

At KRP (Kestenberg. Rabinowicz. Partners. LLP), we are dedicated to providing our clients with the best professional services possible. In this endeavour, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We want you to know how personal information about you is used, collected and disclosed. To demonstrate our commitment to you, we have adopted this Privacy Policy, which has been drafted to comply with current legal standards regarding the protection of personal information. We will review this policy regularly and modify the content as we determine it necessary to satisfy or exceed legal requirements.

Any change to this policy will not negatively affect our collection, use or disclosure of personal information prior to the change, and any change to this policy will comply with the applicable legal requirements.

Personal information defined

Personal information is information that can be used to identify and/or contact you as an individual. This may include such information as your name, address, email address, ID/SIN numbers, income, age, credit records, loan records, and the like.

Collection/Retention of personal information

Personal and financial information is collected in order to provide you with the products and/or services you have requested, to assist in the management of our business, and to meet legal and regulatory requirements. This information will not be used for any other reason without your consent.

If you decide you do not want your personal information to be used for any of the above, you may “opt out” of one or all of these purposes at the time your personal information is collected, or at any later time, by contacting us. Should you choose not to provide us with this information, or to “opt out”, we may not have sufficient information to provide you with our services. For employees or employee candidates, failure to provide us with the permission to collect this information may preclude our ability to employ you.

Additional information required to perform our services may be requested upon your engaging KRP, or at such later times, as it becomes necessary. In all cases, information will only be collected for the purpose of providing you our professional services, or for employee candidates, to assist you in gaining employment.

The personal information provided is retained only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. Information collected from employee candidates may be retained indefinitely so that KRP can contact you about other positions and job openings.

Updating/correcting your personal information

We will make every effort to keep your personal information accurate. You are encouraged to advise us of any changes to your personal information that may affect the services we are providing to you. You may do this by making a request in writing to us at KRP (Kestenberg. Rabinowicz. Partners. LLP).

You may also update or correct your personal information by phone, if you first confirm your identity by providing key information. Be prepared to provide:
• Your name
• Your complete address, including postal code
• Your phone number
• Your Social Insurance Number

Once we have confirmed your identity with this information, we will update or correct your personal information in our records.

Safeguarding your information

We work to protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized alteration. We employ industry-recognized security safeguards to protect your personal data. We provide our staff with privacy training to ensure they are familiar with our privacy policies and procedures.

Information about our website

In visiting our website, we may utilize cookies (small text files placed on your computer) to enhance your experience; however, no personal information is collected in this fashion.

KRP (Kestenberg. Rabinowicz. Partners. LLP) shall not be responsible or liable for loss of privacy, disclosure of information, harm, damage or loss that may result from your transmission of any information to us in connection with our web site.

Workplace accessibility compliance

Kestenberg Rabinowicz Partners LLP is fully committed to providing a transparent, accessible and legislatively-compliant workplace. In accordance with The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, you may contact our office at any time if you require further information about our organization-wide accessibility policies and practices.

Contacting our Privacy Officer

In order to fulfill requests for personal information records, or to answer any questions or address any concerns individuals may have about privacy, KRP has designated Hartley Cohen as our Privacy Officer. The Privacy Officer is also responsible for ensuring that the policy requirements and related procedures are met.
Please direct all inquiries or complaints regarding privacy to Hartley Cohen at the addresses listed below. He will respond to your inquiry within thirty (30) days from the date at which he receives your inquiry.

Contact:
KRP (Kestenberg Rabinowicz Partners LLP)
c/o Privacy Officer:  Hartley Cohen
2797 John Street
Markham, Ontario, Canada
L3R 2Y8
F (905) 946-9797
hcohen@krp.ca