Different privacy legislation applies to the public sector and to the private sector. Not-for-profit sport organizations in Canada are considered to be part of the private sector. The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is the federal privacy legislation that applies to all not-for-profit sport organizations in Canada.
PIPEDA applies to the Organization’s use of Personal Information for Commercial Activity.
4. The following terms have these meanings in this Policy:
a) “Commercial Activity” – any particular transaction, act or conduct that is of a commercial character.
b) “Personal Information” – any information about an individual that relates to the person’s personal characteristics including,
but not limited to: gender, age...