Principle Four: Limiting Collection ~ Full Text


The collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by Wawanesa. Information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.

4.1 Wawanesa will not collect personal information indiscriminately. Both the amount and the type of information collected will be limited to that which is necessary to fulfill the purposes identified. Wawanesa obtains personal information primarily from insurance Customers, but also from others, including other property and casualty insurers (i.e. insurers licensed in Canada to write any class of insurance other than life insurance), brokers, and underwriting or claims information networks. Wawanesa will specify the type of information collected as part of its information handling practices in accordance with Principle Eight.

4.2 The Company will not obtain consent with respect to collection through deception. The Company will not mislead or deceive individuals about the purposes for which information is being collected.