Information Privacy

How we use the information we collect.


How we protect and use the personal information we collect?

The Pacific Coast Soccer League ("PCSL") has made every reasonable attempt in the collection, use, disclosure and retention of information to comply with our provisions of our Protection of Personal Information Code. The collected personal information will only be used by authorized "PCSL" volunteers and BC Soccer to fulfill the purpose of registering players with BC Soccer, or for facilitating communication between the Clubs and their players, or for a use consistent with those purposes. We do not disclose your information to public bodies or individuals except as authorized by law. We keep the information only for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected. If you wish further information on "PCSL's" policies and practices relating to the management of personal information, please contact the registrar.  

Protection of Personal Information Code

  1. Accountability: The Pacific Coast Soccer League ("PCSL") is responsible for personal information under its control and has designated the "PCSL" registrar accountable for compliance with the principles of this Code.
  2. Identifying Purposes: The purposes for which personal information is collected shall be identified by  "PCSL" at or before the time the information is collected (refer to "How we protect and use the personal information that we collect" statement).
  3. Consent: The knowledge and consent of the user are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, except where inappropriate.
  4. Limiting Collection: The collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by "PCSL". Information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
  5. 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 necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  6. 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.
  7. Safeguards: Personal information shall be protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
  8. Openness: "PCSL" shall make readily available to users specific, understandable information about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
  9. Individual Access: Upon request, a user shall be informed of the existence, use, and disclosure of their personal information, and shall be given access to that information. A user is entitled to question the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.
  10. Compliance: A user can question compliance with the above principles to the Registrar of  "PCSL". PCSL has policies and procedures to respond to the questions and concerns and to regulate all volunteers access to confidential information.

This code is in compliance with the privacy standard issued through the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Code).