Personal Information Collection Statement : To identify you and to register you into PESC, Elections Canada collects personal information such as your name, primary address, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, passphrase and answers to security questions. Elections Canada does this pursuant to its mandate as outlined in the Canada Elections Act opens a new window. This information may also be used for statistical, evaluation and reporting purposes related to the use of PESC.
This personal information is retained under the Personal Information Bank PSU 914 – Public Communications opens a new window.
Elections Canada uses web analytics tools that mark the device you use to visit its website. Such information may be used for network security related statistical purposes, audit, evaluation, research, planning and reporting. Elections Canada makes no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting this website, unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected. This personal information is collected under the authority of section 161 of the Financial Administration Act opens a new window.
This personal information is included in Personal Information Bank PSU-905 – Electronic Network Monitoring Logsopens a new window.
If Elections Canada has information about a possible offence under the Canada Elections Act opens a new window, we may share it with the Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections, the independent officer responsible for ensuring that the Canada Elections Act opens a new window is complied with and enforced. If Elections Canada has information relating to the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules or Voter Contact Registry, Elections Canada may share it with the CRTC. Elections Canada may also disclose information on criminal activities to law enforcement authorities.
Individuals have a right of access to, as well as notation, correction, and protection of, their personal information.
Personal information is protected under the Privacy Act opens a new window.
You have a right to file a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada regarding the handling of your personal information.
Any questions, comments, concerns or complaints you may have regarding the administration of the Privacy Act opens a new window and privacy policies for this website may be directed to the Assistant Director, Access to Information and Privacy by e-mail at email@example.com a new window, by calling 819-939-1237 or by writing to 30 Victoria Street, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M6.