WesTech Appraisal Services Ltd., is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals and recognizes the need for appropriate management and protection of any personal information of our clients.
The professional guidelines as outlined by the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC), defines the “client” as the person(s) who have ordered the appraisal report, regardless of who provides payment. The report will be released exclusively to the client, or to a third party with authorization from the client by means of a letter of transmittal.
Collection: WesTech Appraisal Service Ltd. collects personal information about individuals (clients, employees, etc) in order to better manage it’s business. Reasonable efforts will be made to fully inform such individuals about the planned use/disclosure. The collection and use of personal information will be limited to include only that which is required for valid business purposes or to comply with legislation.
Safeguard: WesTech Appraisal Services Ltd. will store personal information using hard copy and/or electronic means in such a way as to prevent unauthorized collection, access, use, disclosure or disposal of the personal information.
Disclosure: WesTech Appraisal Services Ltd. will not disclose personal information unnecessarily to any third party, without the explicit authorization and consent from the client.
PIPEDA: As part of the appraisal process, interior and exterior photographs are taken of the Subject property to be used by the client/lender. In accordance with PIPEDA, the photographs are intended to exclude any personal information that would make the occupant identifiable, regardless of physical form or characteristics.
Please direct any privacy questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org