A-8.2 - Credit Assessment Agents Act

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9. A security freeze prohibits the credit assessment agent holding the record concerned from communicating personal information and the information produced on the basis of that information, where the communication is for the purpose of entering into a credit contract, increasing credit extended under such a contract or entering into a long-term contract of lease of goods or a contract involving sequential performance for a service provided at a distance.
The agent must notify the third party, to whom the agent is prohibited from communicating the personal information due to the security freeze, of the existence of the freeze.
For the purposes of this section:
(1)  credit that is the subject of a contract has the meaning assigned by subparagraph f of the first paragraph of section 1 of the Consumer Protection Act (chapter P-40.1);
(2)  long-term contract of lease of goods has the meaning assigned by section 150.2 of that Act; and
(3)  contract involving sequential performance for a service provided at a distance is a contract to which Division VII of Chapter III of Title I of that Act applies.
However, these definitions apply even if the person concerned is not a consumer.
2020, c. 212020, c. 21, s. 9.
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9. A security freeze prohibits the credit assessment agent holding the record concerned from communicating personal information and the information produced on the basis of that information, where the communication is for the purpose of entering into a credit contract, increasing credit extended under such a contract or entering into a long-term contract of lease of goods or a contract involving sequential performance for a service provided at a distance.
The agent must notify the third party, to whom the agent is prohibited from communicating the personal information due to the security freeze, of the existence of the freeze.
For the purposes of this section:
(1)  credit that is the subject of a contract has the meaning assigned by subparagraph f of the first paragraph of section 1 of the Consumer Protection Act (chapter P-40.1);
(2)  long-term contract of lease of goods has the meaning assigned by section 150.2 of that Act; and
(3)  contract involving sequential performance for a service provided at a distance is a contract to which Division VII of Chapter III of Title I of that Act applies.
However, these definitions apply even if the person concerned is not a consumer.
2020, c. 212020, c. 21, s. 9.