1801 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M6E 2H8, Canada
Phone: (416) 657-1321
10:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.
We are closed on statutory and Ontario civic holidays.
2) your website and other public sources of information;
3) other professionals who serve you;
4) other parties or witnesses in the context of litigation; and
5) other parties or participants in a commercial transaction. We may collect personal information from candidates for employment to assess qualifications. Consent In most cases, if we collect, use, or disclose your personal information, we will obtain your consent. Sometimes we will ask for your consent in writing, but in some cases we may accept your oral consent. Sometimes your consent may be implied through your conduct with us or the nature of our retainer. Should you withdraw your consent for us to collect, use or disclose your personal information, it may impact on our ability to serve you and to maintain our relationship. Use of Personal Information We use your personal information to provide medical advice and services to you, to administer our patient and administrative databases, to build and to maintain our expertise and knowledge, and to include you in our information distribution and marketing activities. If you no longer wish to receive information about developments in our practice area or our services, you can ask us not to send any further material. Disclosure of Personal Information Dufferin Health does not disclose your personal information to third parties to enable them to market their products and services. Under certain circumstances we may disclose your personal information. Some examples are: 1) when you have consented to the disclosure;
2) when we are required or authorized by law to do so, including, for example, if a court issues a warrant or a subpoena;
3) in order to comply with the requirements of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the regulatory body that governs the practice of medicine in Ontario;
4) when the services we are providing to you require us to give your information to third parties (in which case your consent will be implied, unless you tell us otherwise at the outset of the retainer);
5) where it is necessary to collect fees;
6) if we engage a third party to provide administrative services to us (such as computer back-up services, archival file storage, or insurance) and the third party is bound by obligations regarding privacy that are consistent with this policy;
7) in the event of a merger by or growth of Dufferin Health (in which case the third party will be bound by obligations regarding privacy that are consistent with this policy);
8) if we contact other medical practitioners and healthcare providers on your behalf. Updating Your Information Since we use your personal information to provide medical services to you, it is important that the information be accurate and up-to-date. If, during the course of our relationship, any of your information changes, please inform us so that we can make any necessary changes. We may also periodically inquire of you whether your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. Securing Personal Information Dufferin Health takes precautions to ensure that your personal information is kept safe from loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. Among the steps taken to protect your personal information are: 1) premises security;
2) confidentiality policies as part of our professional obligations;
3) training for our staff;
4) deploying technological safeguards like security software and firewalls to prevent unauthorized computer access or “hacking”; and
If you are not satisfied with our response, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada can be reached at: 112 Kent Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 1H3
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