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Privacy Policy

The Trustees of the Local 353 IBEW Trust Funds and TEIBAS believe that confidentiality of personal information is important and is committed to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of the personal information that it collects, uses, and discloses about the members and other beneficiaries of the Trust Fund. The personal information you have provided to the plan is collected on behalf of the Trustees solely for the purposes identified below.

Use and disclosure of your information is restricted to the Trustees of the IBEW Local 353 Trust Funds, their professional advisers, TEIBAS, authorized staff of IBEW Local 353, and other authorized service providers. Any professional advisers or other authorized service providers that are in possession of members’ personal information must also use the information only for the purposes identified below.

This information is used for the sole purpose of:

  1. Allowing our staff to identify you properly,
  2. Determining eligibility for benefits,
  3. Administering the plans and paying benefits,
  4. Designing and the financial management of the plans, and
  5. Communicating applicable plan information directly to beneficiaries.

Limited personal information may be shared with authorized staff of the IBEW Local 353 to allow you to obtain benefits and privileges provided by the IBEW Local 353, or the IBEW International Union.  Any personal information provided to these authorized individuals will be limited to non-identifying information concerning the number of dependents, and/or notification of death and confirmation of beneficiary for IBEW International Union communication purposes.

When required by law, information may also be disclosed to authorized agencies, including law enforcement agencies and the Canada Revenue Agency. Additionally, personal information may be disclosed to specific individuals as authorized and directed by you. We have security procedures to safeguard and protect personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized disclosure, copying, and unauthorized use or modification. The most sensitive information receives the highest level of protection. We do not sell your personal information.

We do our best to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate, complete, and up to date. It is in your best interest to inform TEIBAS Ltd. promptly of any change in your name, address, family status, or any other relevant information. You may also access this personal information in your file and, if necessary, correct any inaccuracies.