MGF Advisory Inc operates under the ‘Personal Information Protection Act’ (PIPA). The general principle underlying the Act is that ‘Personal Information’ about an individual is the property of, and belongs to, that individual. The Act has been designed to govern the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by companies in a manner that recognizes both the right of the individuals to have their personal information protected and the need for organizations to collect, use or disclose personal information that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.
We only use your personal information to fulfil a contract we have with you to provide services covered by our engagement letter. Personal information is collected to verify your identify, authenticate it is you when contacting us, assess and provide you insurance products or services as requested, to better understand your financial situation to properly assess your ongoing service options, and to manage our risk and compliance requirements with regulatory and legal acts.
Maintaining your personal information within a secure environment and respecting your right to privacy and confidentiality has always been and will continue to be very important to us. We limit the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information to data which will enable us to provide the best possible service to you. We do not distribute client information to any third parties, without your specific written consent, other than for the purpose of initiating and servicing financial services contracts for you. If you would like your personal information, or information pertaining to the financial services contracts that you have purchased through MGF Advisory Inc to be disclosed to any third party, we will require your written consent.
Please be aware that MGF Advisory Inc is retaining your personal information, and that this information may include, but is not limited to, names, dates of birth, contact information, social insurance numbers, medical history, and financial information. MGF Advisory Inc may, as required, access this information in order to provide the products and services that you have requested, as well as products and services that may be of benefit to you in the future, and that this information may be seen during a regulatory audit, or as otherwise required by law.
You are always in control of the personal information that you have provided MGF Advisory Inc. You can ask to review the personal information that MGF Advisory Inc has on record and the manner of consent provided for that information. You can withdraw your consent at any time, and we will respect that choice and delete your personal information from our files in accordance with any legal obligations that MGF Advisory Inc must maintain.
If you have any concerns or questions, please feel free to contact our Privacy Officer at (604) 789-3888.