Privacy notice statement

The grant program to support self-employed fish harvesters in Canada affected by COVID-19

Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 4 of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Act, section 2 of the Public Health Events of National Concern Payments Act, and section 5 of the Department of Employment and Social Development Act for the purpose of determining your eligibility and administering the grant program to support self-employed fish harvesters in Canada affected by COVID-19.

The Department of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is delivering the grant program on behalf of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). ESDC will disclose your personal information to DFO for the purposes of administering the grant program. Your personal information may also be disclosed to CRA and used for the administration and enforcement of the grant program and the Income Tax Act. Failure to provide this information may result in your request not being processed. You have the right to the correction of, access to, and protection of your personal information under the Privacy Act and to file a complaint with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada over DFO’s handling of your information.

Please note that the corresponding personal information bank is currently under development for this program and thus, will be added to this notice at a later date.

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