OptometristOakville.ca Privacy and Confidentiality Policy
OptometristOakville.ca respects your right to privacy. This page outlines the details of our privacy and confidentiality policy. By visiting this website you are accepting the practices described in this notice.
We follow a strict policy for collecting, using, storing and protecting your personal information. If you do not agree with the policy, please refrain from using this site. We reserve the right to change this policy and will keep users informed of changes by posting the revised policy on our Website.
Collecting Your Personal Information
We collect personal information in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA.) Personal information includes any information that relates to the personal characteristics of an individual (i.e. gender, age, income, home address, phone number, ethnic background or family status; the individual’s health (e.g. health history, health conditions and treatments received by them.) It also includes information about an individual’s activities and views, such as religion, politics, opinions expressed, an opinion of or evaluation of an individual.
The purposes for collecting this personal information will be identified before or at the time that the information is collected. Such information will be collected by fair and lawful means. The knowledge and consent of the individual are required for the collection, use or disclosure of personal information.
OptometristOakville.ca collects information about your general health, your hobbies and other lifestyle considerations so that the doctor will know how to conduct the eye examination.
OptometristOakville.ca will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the express consent of the individual. The only exception to this rule is if we are legally compelled to provide the information
Information will only be retained for as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the said purpose.
Security measures have been incorporated into the design, execution and day-to-day operating practices of the website as part of our continuing commitment to your privacy. Encryption ensures that any information in transit between your computer and ours can’t be read or changed.