Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA): Our practitioners have a legal and professional duty to protect the privacy of client’s personal health information. PIPA governs the collection, use, disclosure and access of personal health information.
Confidentiality: Our practitioners must keep all client information confidential. Failure to maintain confidentiality can be considered professional misconduct. Paper records are kept under lock and key. Computer records are password protected on computers that have virus protection and are backed up regularly.
Record Keeping for Personal or Business Consulting: Bare Roots Natural Health Centre will keep appropriate and adequate records in accordance with the professional standards associated with the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (IONC). The client record will record what was done and what was considered by the practitioner. It will contain identifying information such as the name and date of birth. The record will also include any progress notes, any changes or modifications to the practitioner’s recommendations. Any consent obtained should be included in the record. Bare Roots Natural Health Center will appropriately keep the record for ten years from the last interaction with the client, or the client’s eighteenth birthday, whichever is later. The rule of record keeping includes financial records, appointment and attendance records. Records must be legible.
Information We May Collect on our Website:
Security: We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling Your Personal Information: You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: