65. A person who collects personal information verbally from the person to whom it relates on behalf of a public body must introduce himself and, when information is first collected and subsequently on request, inform that person
(1) of the name and address of the public body on whose behalf the information is being collected;
(2) of the purposes for which the information is collected;
(3) of the categories of persons who will have access to the information;
(4) of the fact that a reply is obligatory, or that it is optional;
(5) of the consequences for the person concerned or, as the case may be, for the third person, in case of a refusal to reply;
(6) of the rights of access and correction provided by law.
The information that must be given under subparagraphs 1 to 6 of the first paragraph must appear on any written document used to obtain personal information.
If personal information is collected from a third person, the person collecting it must introduce himself and give the third person the information referred to in subparagraphs 1, 5 and 6 of the first paragraph.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, a person duly authorized by a public body which holds files respecting the adoption of persons and collects information relating to the antecedents of a person referred to in any of such files or permitting to locate a parent or an adopted person is not required to inform the person concerned or the third person of the use to which the information will be put nor the categories of persons who will have access to it.
This section does not apply to judicial inquiries or to any investigation or report made by a body responsible by law for the prevention, detection or repression of crime or statutory offences.
1982, c. 30, s. 65; 1990, c. 57, s. 15; 2006, c. 22, s. 36.