Privacy Policy

Canadian Cattle Identification Agency  

(June 2022) 


Users acknowledge that in certain cases data and other information provided to CCIA and/or stored on the Site may constitute "personal information" under the applicable provincial or federal legislation including but not limited to the Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA"), Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA"), Access to Information Act ("AIA") or the Privacy Act ("PA"). As such, the User hereby: 

     a.  represents and warrants that they have full right and authority to provide such information to CCIA and/or the Site; and 

     b.  consents to the collection, storage (including backup files), use and disclosure of such information, all for the use and purpose of the Site and Data as permitted hereby. 

The User shall comply in all respects with PIPA, PIPEDA, AIA and PA, as applicable. 

Personal and other information obtained from CLTS users by the CCIA includes, but is not limited to, the users: 

  1. IP address;
  2. Email Address;
  3. Name;
  4. Address;
  5. Telephone Number;
  6. Purchase details; or
  7. Transactional Data

This information is collected by CCIA for the purposes of: 

  • Animal identification; 
  • regulatory reporting to applicable government agencies; 
  • facilitating industry market access including but not limited to export requirements, age verification requirement, and audit; 
  • opening and maintaining Canadian Livestock Tracking System user accounts made available to the individual to facilitate regulatory compliance, reporting, animal identification, herd and on farm management; and 
  • contacting Users for account management purposes and other CCIA services. 

Users' personal information is ONLY disclosed to authorised organizations, individuals and governments. Personal information will be disclosed to only those CCIA employees and officers who need to know the information for the purposes of their work. Personal information will be disclosed to third parties with the individual's knowledge and consent. 

Additionally this information is used for tracking Users' visits to the site and monitoring the interest demonstrated for various pages on the Site. The IP address of each User is logged in the Site architecture with restricted access. IP address information is aggregated, and individual user profiles are not kept nor maintained by CCIA. 

Further, the Site allows a User to voluntarily submit an email to CLTS Support in circumstances such as where the User may wish to obtain further information about CCIA, the Site, support, its content or services. The Site routes the User e-mail to the appropriate party in order for it to be appropriately addressed. 

From time to time, we may access User information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Site to notify you of these changes and, if required, to provide you with the ability to opt out of these uses where possible. 



CCIA reserves the right at any time to: 

  a.  request personal identification from the User; and 

  b.  conduct audits of the Data and use of the Site. 

The User agrees to provide their full cooperation in this regard.   



The User agrees to permit all governmental or regulatory bodies having jurisdiction and authority from time to time to access Data, including without limitation the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, access to and copying of records, data, documents and other information relating to and in connection with the Data for all properly authorized purposes.