Privacy and Confidentiality - Power Workers Union

Privacy and Confidentiality

  1. Will the PWU have access to any information?
    Any information obtained as part of the registration form is strictly owned, managed, and controlled by the PWU and is collected, retained and used only for purposes of keeping track of and engaging in Union business, including the representation of the PWU membership. Consistent with these purposes:

    • This information will not be accessible by anyone else.
    • This information will not be used by any other third parties for any purposes whatsoever.
    • The information and membership list will not be used to solicit or sell anything whatsoever.
  2. What happens if I have a claim… will anyone see any information about my claim?
    Any information obtained as part of a claim or Incident Report is strictly private and confidential information between you (Insured Member of the Power Workers’ Union Protection Plan) and the insurance company.

    • In short, the PWU will not be notified or informed by the insurer about any details of any claim in respect of an identified individual without the individual’s consent. The PWU will not be given any kind of records or information containing details of specific claims without your consent. This information is strictly protected, and is private and confidential.
    • Insurance companies are subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). They cannot and will not use, share, or distribute any of your information in any way, except strictly for the purposes of managing, adjusting, and settling your claim.
    • The PWU has taken great care in choosing trusted, reputable insurers and developing contracts and agreements to safeguard the security of everyone insured under the Power Workers’ Union Protection Plan.
    • Note : To learn more about privacy, your rights, and PIPEDA, go to http://www.privcom.gc.ca/aboutUs/index_e.asp or you can print the Act at http://www.privcom.gc.ca/legislation/02_06_01_e.asp.
  3. Will anyone be able to access or use any of the information I submit as part of registration or in the event of a claim?
    Please click here for the Power Workers’ Union Protection Plan Privacy Statement.
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