Personal Health Information and Privacy
Both Canada and Ontario have laws that protect your personal health information.
You have the right to know how we may use and give out your personal health information and how you can get access to it.
Who Can Use and See Your Personal Health Information
Your personal health information must be kept private and secure.
You or a person who can legally make decisions for you about your personal health information, can use and see it.
Your personal health information is shared among the people who provide you with healthcare. We may collect, use and give out your personal health information to others as reasonably necessary to:
There are certain other circumstances where we may be required to give out some of your personal health information.
Your Rights and Choices
You, or a person who can make decisions for you about your personal health information, have the right:
Who You Can Speak to About Your Decisions
Where you give us permission to use or give out your information, you may change your mind at any time. However, sometimes the law allows or requires us to give out your information without your permission.
Other Important Information
We are required to keep your personal health information safe and secure. We will get your permission before we give out your personal health information to others:
For More Information or to Report a Problem