The Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia is committed to protecting the privacy of the public, its registrants and its staff.
Personal Information is defined as any identifiable information about any individual. This information can include: name, home address, telephone number, fax number, email address, gender,
marital status, date of birth, dental records, etc.
Accountability – The Provincial Dental Board is responsible for any personal information under its control and has designated an individual to be accountable for compliance with the PIPEDA principle.
Identifying the Purpose of Collecting Information – The purpose for collecting any personal information will be made available before or at the time of collection. The Provincial Dental Board will only collect information necessary for the identified purpose and will retain information only as long as necessary for the purpose of collection and to meet business and legal purposes.
Limiting Collection – Collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by the organization and shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention – The Provincial Dental Board will not use any personal information other than for the purpose it was collected or for purposes consented to or authorized by FOIPPA or other law.
Accuracy of Information – The Provincial Dental Board makes every effort to ensure that all personal information is accurate, complete and current as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.
Safeguards for Personal Information – The Provincial Dental Board shall take appropriate measures to ensure that all recorded personal information is safeguarded against unauthorized access, disclosure or use.
Access to Personal Information – An individual upon request, shall be informed of the existence, use,and disclosure of his / her personal information. The individual shall be given access to that information and shall be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information. The individual may request to have information amended as appropriate.
Compliance and Complaints – An individual shall be able to challenge compliance concerning the above principles to the designated individual responsible and accountable for The Board’s compliance.
Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia
210 Waterfront Drive
Bedford, NS B4A 0H3