Personal Health Information
Personal health information is confidential and protected in accordance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). The Act ensures that the personal health information is secure, safe, and confidential by governing its collection, use and disclosure. Personal health information is collected, disclosed, and used by SpeechAppeal with consent and only as necessary to provide effective services or as required by law. SpeechAppeal takes care to safeguard personal health information to protect against unauthorized use, disclosure, copying, modification, and unauthorized use including theft and loss.
Upon request, copies of your records may be made available to you with written consent and within thirty. Such requests should be directed to the SpeechAppeal Privacy Contact Person.
Clients may contact the SpeechAppeal Privacy Contact Person at any time to withdraw consent or with inquiries or complaints relating to privacy and personal health information.
SpeechAppeal Privacy Contact Person: Alyssa McCarthy
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Urgent, SpeechAppeal Privacy
By Mail: Urgent, SpeechAppeal Privacy; Alyssa McCarthy, 1600-2300 Yonge Street, Toronto ON, M4P 1E4
Complaints regarding the use, collection, disclosure, modification, retention or disposal of personal health information should be submitted in writing to: Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario 2 Bloor Street East Suite 1400 Toronto, Ontario M4W 1A8.
SpeechAppeal does not use the website for collection of personal, health or payment information.
SpeechAppeal may collect information on how the website is being accessed and used, for example, employing cookies to enable web analytic tools or the IP address to monitor which pages are visited. We gather this information to learn how our site is being used, monitor technical issues and improve the visitor’s online experience.
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Google Analytics - This website uses Google Analytics to help understand how visitors engage with the site. Your web browser automatically sends certain information to Google. This includes, for example, the web address of the page that you’re visiting and your IP address. If you would like further information on how Google uses data when you use our website, visit www.google.ca/policies/privacy/partners/.