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April 13, 2017
MRNet operates in a transparent manner while respecting the principles of freedom of information and protection of privacy.
In the course of its membership, project management, and operational activities, MRNet may collect personal information from individuals who are involved in the projects it develops and supports. This policy outlines the access and privacy principles to which MRNet adheres.
Any personal information collected by MRNet is not distributed to any private organizations or used for commercial marketing.
**ACCOUNTABILITY**: MRNet is responsible for the personal information under its control and has designated the company’s Chief Executive Officer as its Privacy Officer, accountable for MRNet’s compliance with these principles.
**IDENTIFYING PURPOSES**: The purposes for which personal information is collected shall be identified at or before the time the information is collected.
**CONSENT**: The knowledge and consent of the individual are required for collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, except when deemed inappropriate.
**LIMITING COLLECTION**: The collection of personal information by MRNet shall be limited to the information that is necessary for the purposes identified. Information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
**LIMITING USE, DISCLOSURE, AND RETENTION**: Personal information shall not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. Personal information shall be retained only as long as deemed necessary for fulfillment of those purposes.
**ACCURACY**: Personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
**SAFEGUARDS**: Personal information shall be protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
**OPENNESS**: MRNet shall make readily available to individuals information about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
**INDIVIDUAL ACCESS**: Upon request, an individual shall be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of his or her personal information and shall be given access to that information. An individual shall be able to request a correction of factual inaccuracies.
**CHALLENGING COMPLIANCE**: An individual shall be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the above principles to the Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
MRNet retains information obtained in connection with administration and project management indefinitely. Individuals may request disposal of personal information by contacting email@example.com
KEEPING PERSONAL INFORMATION ACCURATE AND SAFE
MRNet will correct any factual inaccuracies in personal information held by it in response to satisfactory evidence being provided by the individual to whom it relates and will use appropriate security measures to protect against loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of any personal information collected.
ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
Any individual whose information has been collected and held by MRNet may request access to that information.