Privacy Policy

1.    General Statement – Privacy Rights

Advocate Placement Limited (“APL”) is dedicated to protecting privacy rights by recognizing the importance of privacy and the sensitivity of personal information it receives.

It is our policy to abide by the obligations and duties imposed by the privacy legislation within each jurisdiction that APL operates, including those set out by The Personal Information Protection & Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) that give everyone rights concerning the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information.  

2.    What is Personal Information?

APL provides staffing and recruitment services to a wide range of candidates and must collect personal information in order to provide these services. 

“Personal Information” refers to any information about an identifiable individual and includes their age, income, education, employment history, financial information, and home address. 

In the process of providing staffing and recruiting services, APL will collect different types of information, including:

  1. A candidate’s contact and identification information such as name, address, telephone number and email address;
  2. Information contained on a Candidate’s resume and academic transcripts, such as employment history, client/transaction history, and academic history;
  3. Information about remuneration, including previous salary, benefits and bonuses and any expected salary, benefits and bonuses;
  4. Information about previous job-search efforts, including all employers that you may have applied to on your own or through other recruitment firms, and any notes made by APL recruiters;
  5. Performance and socio-emotional information
Our Privacy Policy sets out how APL’s directors, officers, and employees will maintain the confidentiality and privacy of personal information.  APL has appointed a Privacy Officer to deal with any concerns an individual may have.

 3.    Purpose for our Collection of Personal Information 

In providing staffing and recruiting services APL will collect, use, and disclose personal information concerning candidates, with candidates’ express authorization. APL will collect personal information from the candidates, public sources, or third parties. It is essential that APL be able to learn about each candidate before we can arrange an introduction with a prospective employer. We use personal information form and other data collected by our representatives from candidates’ resumes, documentation, the internet, and verbal means, as required.  We collect this information during the course of APL’s work with the candidates, to register candidates with APL, to provide candidates with information regarding employment opportunities and other requested information or services.  All employees of APL will collect necessary information by lawful and fair means. 1  |  2  | 3  |  4

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