Privacy Policy

Introduction

CPA Assist provides 24/7 confidential support to Alberta professional accountants, candidates, and their immediate families in times of stress and crisis. CPA Assist offers a network of talented professional counselors and dedicated volunteers to assist in times of need. Various support mechanisms are offered through CPA Assist’s website and 24 hour toll free confidential telephone support.

CPA Alberta’s Commitment to Privacy

CPA Assist is a program offered by CPA Alberta. Click here to view the CPA Alberta Privacy Policy

CPA Alberta recognizes that confidentiality and the protection of privacy are cornerstone values and keys to its success. As such, CPA Alberta is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information of its volunteers, employees, donors, beneficiaries, stakeholders and those who access the services CPA Assist provides. CPA Alberta values the trust placed in it and recognizes that maintaining this trust requires that CPA Alberta be transparent and accountable in how it treats the personal information it is provided with.

Commitment to Confidentiality

Confidentiality is a core value and is an essential cornerstone to the success of the programs CPA Assist provides. As a result, CPA Alberta will use its utmost efforts to ensure that the confidentiality of those who utilize the professional services made available through CPA Assist and its Service Provider(s) are strictly protected. This includes CPA Alberta using its utmost efforts to ensure strict confidentiality in respect of the personal information CPA Assist collects.

Limits of Confidentiality and Disclosure

In certain circumstances, CPA Alberta, a CPA Assist Service Provider, or a CPA Assist peer support volunteer are permitted by law to disclose personal information without consent. Such circumstances include the disclosure of the information that is necessary to respond to an emergency that threatens the life, health or security of an individual or the public. Examples would include suspected cases of child abuse, a threat of suicide or other life threatening situation(s).

Questions or concerns with this policy or personal information should be directed to CPA Assist’s Privacy Officer, in writing, to:

privacy@cpaalberta.ca,

or

Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta
1900-10088 102 AVE
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z1