Personal Information Definition

Personal Information means recorded information about an identifiable individual, including:

(a) the individual's name,

(b) the individual's home address, or home telephone, facsimile or e-mail number, 

(c) information about the individual's age, sex, sexual orientation, marital or family status,

(d) information about the individual's ancestry, race, colour, nationality, or national or ethnic origin,

(e) information about the individual's religion or creed, or religious belief, association or activity, 

(f) personal health information about the individual,

(g) the individual's blood type, fingerprints or other hereditary characteristics, 

(h) information about the individual's political belief, association or activity, 

(i) information about the individual's education, employment or occupation, or educational, employment or occupational history,

(j) information about the individual's source of income or financial circumstances, activities or history,

(k) information about the individual's criminal history, including regulatory offences, 

(l) the individual's own personal views or opinions, except if they are about another person,

(m) the views or opinions expressed about the individual by another person, and 

(n) an identifying number, symbol or other particular assigned to the individual.


Last Updated: March 16, 2015