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Provincial Privacy Legislation

In 2004, the Government of British Columbia enacted the Personal Information Protection Act, which governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by private sector organizations.

Each congregation and Presbytery in BC Conference is responsible for:

  • Implementing security measures and controlling use of any records containing personal information
  • Preparing and publishing a privacy policy
  • Designating a Privacy Officer – someone who will have oversight of the privacy program in your church or Presbytery

To help you with this task, BC Conference has prepared two documents:

Frequently Asked Questions
Privacy Policy template

Related Links

B.C. Conference Privacy Policy
Personal Information Protection Act

Privacy Issues