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At the Canadian Injured Worker’s Society your privacy is extremely important to us. Please be assured that all information collected from our members is kept confidential and will not be shared with anyone except the Board of Directors of the CIWS and the webmaster of the CIWS forum.

Upon receipt of your application you will be assigned a membership id number which you may use to post on our forum, or to vote with at meetings. Only Directors, or those running for executive positions within the CIWS are required to disclose their identity.

Please review our statement from our Membership application (below) that each member is required to sign. This is to safeguard against anyone disclosing anything they learn on our site.

I agree that I have read the by-laws of the Canadian Injured Workers Society, and that I agree to abide by them. I am not in a conflict of interest regarding the best interests of injured workers or the goals of the society. I hereby also declare I will never reveal information from these forums to any Worker’s Compensation Agency or any other agency or anyone who will divulge information gathered here to a Worker’s Compensation Agency. I agree that the webmaster, President or elected officials of the Canadian Injured Workers Society have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should they see fit from or on the CIWS web site. I agree to abide by the forum rules as posted on the main CIWS web site. I agree with the society’s mission statement as stated above and I agree with the principles within it. Anyone who fabricates information, including but not limited to a WCB Claim and claim number, will be charged with fraud. No one may request admittance if they intend on sharing someone else’s private information without express written consent of that member. Written shall mean hand written and include a signature.

For further information please refer to the CIWS Bylaws.

We, at CIWS are very conscientious of the privacy laws in place in Canada, including PIPEDA, The Personal Information and Protection and Electronic Documents Act. (for further information on this legistlation we suggest you go to the following link:

Additional information on forum conduct, a related topic, may be found at the top of the main CIWS forum page.


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