NS Labour and Advanced Education will only use personal information for the purpose for which the information was obtained or compiled, or for a use compatible with that purpose, or if the individual the information is about has identified the information and has provided consent, in the prescribed manner, to the use of the information.
Personal information will not be provided to a third party without written informed consent of the individual, or in keeping with the privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPOP). Records containing the personal information of third parties as defined in the FOIPOP Act will not be disclosed by NSEL without the need for a formal FOIPOP application, unless the personal information has been severed, or prior written consent of the individual has been given.
Personal information is recorded information about an identifiable individual, including:
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act provides individuals with the right of access to, and the right to correct, personal information about themselves collected by a public body.
Applications for access to information, requests for correction of personal information, or privacy complaints may be directed in writing to:
Information Access & Privacy Manager
NS Labour & Workforce Development
5151 Terminal Road, 5th floor
PO Box 697
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2T8