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In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Guide Outfitters Association of BC (GOABC) has established operational procedures to safeguard their collection of personal information.
GOABC has the legal authority to collect this information under Part 3, Section 6 of the Act which states, “No personal information may be collected by or for a public body unless… that information relates directly to and is necessary for an operating program or activity of the public body.”
GOABC collects personal information for the purpose of fulfilling its mission statement of “preserving a strong and stable guide outfitting industry.”
- Providing liability insurance.
- Providing coverage to members with the GOABC indemnity bond.
- Providing marketing assistance through Mountain Hunter™ magazine, Mountain Hunter™ Record Book & Achievement Awards, the Auction Profile/Directory, the online directory.
- Liaising with government on the behalf of members.
- Communicating with the media on issues related to hunting and wildlife management.
- Issuing and monitoring a Hunting Guide Certification Program.
Authorized Contact Person
Scott Ellis, Executive Director
Guide Outfitters Association of BC
Suite 103, 19140 – 28th Avenue
Surrey, BC, V3Z 6M3
Storage & Retention
Hard-copy information is stored at GOABC’s office in Surrey, which is alarm protected. Computers are password protected. The server back-up hard drives are switched weekly. The one hard drive is stored off site.
Information is kept at the discretion of the Executive Director. Documents that are judged to be of a sensitive nature are destroyed in-house or destroyed by Iron Mountain (document destruction company).