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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 385.2 from 2023-06-22 to 2024-02-20:


Marginal note:Definition of personal information

  •  (1) Despite the definition personal information in subsection 2(1), for the purposes of this section, personal information means information about an identifiable individual.

  • Marginal note:Collection, use, disclosure, retention and disposal

    (2) In order to participate in public affairs by endorsing one or more of its members as candidates and supporting their election, any registered party or eligible party, as well as any person or organization acting on the party’s behalf, including the party’s candidates, electoral district associations, officers, agents, employees, volunteers and representatives, may, subject to this Act and any other applicable federal Act, collect, use, disclose, retain and dispose of personal information in accordance with the party’s privacy policy.

  • Marginal note:Purpose

    (3) The purpose of this section is to provide for a national, uniform, exclusive and complete regime applicable to registered parties and eligible parties respecting their collection, use, disclosure, retention and disposal of personal information.

  • 2004, c. 24, s. 16
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86
  • 2023, c. 26, s. 680

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