Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH), acting on behalf of the Healthy Kids Steering Committee Hastings Prince Edward and its partners, is dedicated to the security of all information in our possession.
HPEPH has strict policies and procedures in place to govern how we collect and use your information, and we safeguard all information you provide to us whether in person, by telephone or through the Internet.
All information placed in the care of HPEPH is regulated by:
We only collect the minimum amount of information needed to do our jobs in providing service to you. Whenever we require your information, whether in person, on a form, or on our website, we will inform you of why it is needed and its intended uses. You or anyone legally acting on your behalf may then give us informed consent to collect and use your information.
Before disclosing your information to any outside party, we will get your direct consent to release it. We will also get your consent before using your information for any other reason than what it was originally provided for.
You may withdraw your consent at any time or chose not to release your personal information to us or contact us through other means to limit the amount of information we need to serve you.
In certain, rare instances we may collect or transfer information with other parties without direct consent where such actions are clearly defined by PHIPA, MFIPPA or other laws.
In instances where you may be providing us with your personal information via our website such as when using a form, the page will provide the necessary notice of how the information will be used and that submitting the form electronically gives us the necessary consent.
If you do not wish to send information via the website, all of our services have instructions on how we may serve you in person or over the telephone.
HPEPH takes our responsibility to protect your privacy very seriously. We have in place reasonable methods to protect all information from accidental or unauthorized access, disclosure, duplication, destruction or modification. These methods include
To the extent reasonably possible, information in the possession of HPEPH shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as possible for the purposes for which it was collected. You may request to review your personal information and submit corrections by contacting HPEPH.
You may address any questions regarding privacy matters you have to:
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health
179 North Park Street
or you may contact the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) at
Information and Privacy Commissioner
2 Bloor Street East, Suite 1400
Looking for interesting news, healthy kids ideas and activities? Follow us on Social Media.