Canada's Privacy Statement
The information you provide in your application, including supporting documentation, and your biometric data is collected by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) under the authority of the Customs Act and is protected pursuant to both the Customs Act and the Privacy Act. In accordance with Canadian laws and regulations, the information provided on your application will be shared with other government departments or agencies in Canada and the United States of America for the purpose of the operation of the NEXUS program and to conduct applicable checks and verifications to determine your eligibility and continued eligibility in the NEXUS program. If the required information is not provided, your application may not be processed and the authorization may not be granted.
Information collected for the purpose of the operation of the NEXUS program may also be disclosed within the CBSA and to other government departments or agencies, including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, for their use, in accordance with section 107 of the Customs Act.
Individuals to whom the information relates have rights of access to, correction of and protection of, their personal information under the Privacy Act. The collection, use, disclosure and retention of your personal information is described in Personal Information Bank # CBSA PPU 031. Instructions for obtaining information are provided in the CBSA's Information about Programs and Information Holdings (formerly Info Source), which is available at public libraries, government public reading rooms and on the Internet at: https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/agency-agence/reports-rapports/pia-efvp/atip-aiprp/infosource-eng.html.
Individuals to whom the information relates also have the right to file a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada should they have a concern about how the CBSA handles their information. Instructions for filing a privacy complaint can be found at: https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/report-a-concern/file-a-formal-privacy-complaint/file-a-complaint-about-a-federal-institution/.
U.S. Privacy Act Statement
The authority to collect the information on this application, any supporting documentation, fingerprints, and other requested information is contained in Titles 8 and 19 of the U.S. Code and corresponding regulations. Providing the information on this form is voluntary; however, failure to provide all the requested information may result in the delay of a final decision or denial of your request. The information collected will be used to make a determination on your application. It may also be provided to other government agencies (federal, state, local, and/or foreign) as permitted under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. § 552a (2002) and other applicable laws. All applicants are subject to a check of criminal information databases and other immigration and customs databases in order to determine eligibility for this program.
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