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Your Private Information


This form will help you document your experience. All information entered is important and will help identify the supports you will need to help you now and in the future.
What you enter here is your information to print, save, and to share with the support services you reach out to. It is YOUR choice who you share this information with.
By selecting agree, you approve GBV Resource Collective Inc to use the NON-IDENTIFYING information to gather statistical information to help improve and make changes to our provincial and national laws and service supports for individuals affected by gender based violence. You are not only helping yourself, you are helping others too.

Terms and Conditions for Your Private Account


Personalinformation disclosed bythe individual using the Your Private Account EventRecordis suppliedat their discretion. All personal information shared bythe individual,isshared within the bounds of a mutual expectation ofconfidentiality.Individuals, organizations, and agenciesshall keep all personal information received fromthe individual,securely stored,with access only to be available by those personsemployedor authorizedby the individual sharing their information, for the purposes ofproviding services to theindividual,or otherwise by lawSections 33 to 43 of the FOIP Actof Alberta,andSections 20, 27 and 34 of the Health Information Act.We, at GBV Resource Collective Inc, are committed to the best practices for the protectionof personal information.

Information Management

Personal information collected inthe Trauma Intake Portal (Your Private Account)will beheld inaccordance tosecurity level ____ standards. These standards are equivalent tofinancial agency requirements. Access to this information will be restricted to theagencies who have signed the GBV Resource Collective Inc. confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.GBV Resource Collective Inc shall not disclose personal information about an individualusing the Trauma Intake Portal unless required to do so by a court of law.Personalinformation will be managed in accordance withGBV Resource Collective Inc’sretention schedules.

Overview of Privacy and Information Sharing

Federal and provincial laws allow for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by a variety of public bodies, custodians and private organizations. Generally, consent is required before personal information can be disclosed; however all legislation allows for personal information to be disclosed in certain situations. The following acts allow for the sharing of information:
  • Children First Act, Child,
  • Youth and Family Enhancement Act (CYFEA)
  • Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP)
  • Health InformationProtectionAct(HIPA)
  • Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)
The provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) also permits disclosure of the information for a purpose consistent with the original purpose of collection. The collection of personal information must be for a reasonable and authorized purpose and the personal information must be relevant to that purpose.Subject to certain limited exceptions, personal information regarding a victim, alleged perpetrator, or involved family members must not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those identified upon collection unless the person consents to the new use or the disclosure is authorized by law.
Commentary regarding privacy legislation has stated that the threat to life trumps privacy.While privacy laws limit situations in which someone’s personal information can be disclosed, they also allow personal information to be disclosed in the public interest 1, or where disclosure will avert or minimize a risk of harm to the health or safety of a minor, or an imminent danger to the health and safety of any person 2.
1. FOIP s. 32; Health Information Act (HIA) s. 37.3; Privacy Act s. 8(2)(m)
2. FOIP s. 40 (ee); HIA s. 35(m)