Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency value input from interested Canadians and stakeholders on developing voluntary guidance for providing food information for foods sold to consumers through e-commerce.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is committed to protecting the privacy rights of individuals, including safeguarding the confidentiality of information provided by individuals and institutions.
Submission of your personal information constitutes your consent to the collection, use, storage, and disclosure of your personal information by the CFIA. The information that you provide will be shared with Health Canada for the purpose of joint analysis.
Please note that comments you enter in any free text field could become identifiable based on the level of detail you provide. Please exercise caution when providing comments in order to protect your privacy and the privacy of others.
This information is being collected and used under this Agency's legislative authority for the following purpose: to seek public input on principles to inform the development of voluntary guidance for the provision of food information for foods sold to consumers through e-commerce in accordance with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act. This information will be retained for a period of 10 years after last use in accordance with the Agency's retention and disposition policies.
The personal information collected appears in the standard personal information banks Public Communications PSU 914 and Outreach Activities PSU 938. Details regarding these personal information banks, the information they contain, and the purpose for their collection are described within the Treasury Board InfoSource.
Personal information collected by CFIA and the Government of Canada is protected from disclosure to unauthorized persons and/or agencies pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act. Individuals to whom the personal information pertains have the right to the protection of and access to their personal information under the Privacy Act, subject to certain exceptions and exemptions.
For inquiries concerning the treatment of personal information in the custody of CFIA, individuals may contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Access to Information and Privacy Office at ATIP-CFIA-AIPRP@inspection.gc.ca (located at 1400 Merivale Road, Tower 1, Room 0-149 Ottawa, ON K1A 0Y9, Canada), for access to their personal information pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy and Access to Information Act.