Privacy and Confidentiality
Protecting the Privacy of Your Personal Health Information
Your Privacy is Important to Us!
Alzheimer Society Peel (ASP) treats your health information with respect and sensitivity, and does so in accordance with Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), and other applicable legislation.
We protect your privacy by only collecting, using and sharing your health information as permitted or required by law. We have security safeguards in place to protect your health information from theft, loss and unauthorized access or disclosure, and we train our staff and students on privacy and their obligation to protect your personal health information.
To view the Alzheimer Society Peel's Personal Health Information Protection Statement please here
To request your health information please complete the Consent for Release of Personal Health Information form which can be accessed by clicking here
Alzheimer Society Peel respects the privacy of visitors to its Web site. We strongly believe that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, the organization has implemented the following policy.
About the Information We Collect - Most of the data and information we collect through our Web site is used only to help us achieve our mission. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our clients knowingly provide.
• From Casual Web Site Visitors and General Users. We do not collect any personal information from users browsing our Web site. When you use the public areas of our Web site you are doing so anonymously. We do collect aggregate use information, such as the number of hits (visits) per page. We use aggregate data for internal and marketing purposes, but we don't collect any personally identifying information.
• From Our Clients, Donors and Other Customers. If while visiting our Web site you order a product, register for a conference, submit a technical assistance question, or request other information, you will be asked to provide certain information. In all cases this information is submitted voluntarily. In most cases, we ask clients to provide their name, title, organization name, address, telephone, and e-mail. If you're making a purchase, you may be asked for credit card information in order to complete your purchase. Similar information may be submitted to us on an order form or registration form.
Customer Lists - Our client list is not for sale. When you visit our Web site or become a client, your name and mailing information will not be sold to a commercial organization.
Credit Card Account Information - We utilize secure transaction methods when collecting credit card information over the Internet. Alzheimer Society Peel does not disclose credit card account information provided by our clients. We submit the information to the appropriate clearinghouse in order to obtain payment.