Terms and Conditions
The National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS) keeps your personal
information private, confidential and secure. The Personal Information
Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA) ensures this protection. For
more information about PIPEDA, see http://www.priv.gc.ca/leg_c/leg_c_p_e.asp .
Please read this document carefully. You must understand and agree
with it to continue with your NNAS application.
a) Location of Information and Documents
NNAS has a legal
agreement with CGFNS International, Inc., (Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. CGFNS International
has an important role in your application for registration as a nurse in
Canada. Any information and documents you send to NNAS will be kept in the
secure CGFNS database.
b) Your Personal Information
NNAS collects, uses and shares
your personal information only to assess your credentials for nursing in Canada,
according to Canadian regulatory body standards and according to PIPEDA and
NNAS will use your
information in the following ways:
· To verify and authenticate any information in
your application, by contacting any person or organization listed in it.
· To send your documents to any Canadian nursing
regulatory body to which you apply, including:
· Any reports or evaluations prepared by NNAS,
· Any information or documents collected by NNAS,
· Any results and reasons for any action NNAS takes
NNAS or the
regulatory body will use your personal information for statistical purposes, but not in a
manner that uses your name or other identifiers. An
example of this would be to calculate how many nurses were registered in Canada
Access to your Personal
You can track the
status of your application on the NNAS website at any time. You will also have
access to your
NNAS Advisory Report through your online account. You may
contact the NNAS (in writing) (P. O. Box 8658, Philadelphia, PA 19101- 8658,
USA) for copies of any documents in your file.
information you or a third party submit to NNAS, or that is created by NNAS,
will be securely stored and in electronic or paper form. It will become
NNASs property, and will not be returned to you or the third party. Any new
documents created by NNAS will remain their property.
NNAS respects your
online privacy. You may visit and browse the NNAS website without giving any
personal information. However, you must register with a Password and User ID to
enter the online NNAS application system or to check the status of your file.
information from site visits for statistical purposes such as to measure
visitor interest in certain areas, or to improve the website. We do not need to
know your identity in order to do this.
c) Your Responsibilities
i. NNAS ID and other confidential
Your User ID,
Password and NNAS ID number identify your personal information and application
in the NNAS secure database. Do not share this information with anyone, as NNAS
is not responsible if anyone alters your personal file.
If you have any
problems opening your NNAS file, or if you think anything has been changed in it
without your permission, contact NNAS immediately.
ii. Your Nursing Education
You will only be
eligible for registration as a nurse if you completed the education and
training required by the nursing regulatory body in that province. It is your
responsibility to know these educational requirements.
· I confirm that the information and documents that
I have submitted or will submit to the National Nursing Assessment Service
(NNAS) are true and complete.
· I confirm that any information or documents that
are submitted on my behalf are true and complete, and sent in good faith - to
the best of my knowledge.
· I understand that NNAS and others will rely on
the information and documents I have submitted to assess my nursing credentials.
· I understand that if I falsify, alter or tamper
with any document in my application, or if I alter or misrepresented a NNAS
report, that my eligibility for registration may be adversely affected.
· I understand that my records will be kept in my
NNAS file, and will be sent to a regulatory body for any new application I make
to NNAS in the future.
I HAVE READ,
UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE WITH THE ATTACHED TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND I ACCEPT THAT BY
PRESSING "ACCEPT" BELOW, I am providing a LEGALLY BINDING electronic