In force: 2016-08-04
61. The operator of an addiction resource must protect the confidentiality of personal information the operator holds and give access to the information only in accordance with the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (chapter P-39.1).
The operator must also establish a file management procedure that includes measures to ensure confidentiality and to permit access by the persons lodged, in accordance with the Act.
In the procedure, the operator must, in particular, appoint a person responsible for the custody, consultation, conservation and management of files. The operator must, in addition, establish a procedure for the archiving and destruction of files of persons lodged that provides in particular for their conservation for a minimum of 5 years after the departure of a person lodged.