We conform to the principles of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA) of Canada. Alberta has its own privacy act called Personal Information Act (PIPA) for which we follow. We collect, disclose, and use your personal information for the purposes that any reasonable person would consider appropriate.
Collecting personal Information
With your Consent
Withdraw your Consent
You may withdraw your consent at anytime by contacting us to delete your personal information on file subject to retention laws in force. We will immediately stop using your information as soon as possible after we confirm with you what the consequences are of deleting your information from our systems. eg. email addresses or contact numbers equates to no more appointment reminders or electronic billing receipts.
When visiting our website your browser may collect statistical information using cookies. A web cookie is a small file saved onto your computer by your browser when visiting a website.
When browsing Huntington Chiropractic’s website, cookies are used to collect anonymous statistical information such as browser type, screen size, traffic patterns and pages visited. This information helps provide you with better service and experience when using our website. We do not store personal information in cookies, nor do we collect personal information from you without your knowledge.
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USING and disclosing personal information
The information you provide will not be used as marketing tool but rather to respond to your request for information, appointment reminders, or for receipt/invoice purposes. We will not sell or distribute your information to any third parties. If we sell our business, however, we reserve the right to transfer your information as well as our assets and data on those assets to the new owner of the business as is.
There are limited circumstances where information can be used without consent when:
- it is clearly in the person’s interests that person’s consent cannot be obtained in a timely way, or that person would not reasonably be expected to withhold consent.
- there is a legal authority for the use as is authorized by a statute of Alberta or Canada, a regulation of Alberta or Canada, a bylaw of a local government body, or a legislative instrument of a professional regulatory organization.
- it is for an inspection or audit if the audit is either of or by the organization and is authorized by a statute or regulation of Alberta or Canada or if it’s by another organization and it’s not practical to use non-identifying information for the purpose of the audit.
- it is for the purposes of an investigation or legal proceeding.
- it is necessary to collect or pay a debt owed to Huntington Chiropractic.
- it is necessary to respond to an emergency that threatens the life, health, or security of a person or the public.
- where legally bound by law, to provide your information to law enforcement agencies to prevent fraud, abuse, or to protect the interests of Huntington Chiropractic and its owner, clients, and employees.
protecting personal information
Protecting the privacy of your personal information is important to us.
Huntington Chiropractic takes reasonable security measures against unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or destruction of information. We limit the amount of personal information we collect in the first place making security easier.
All our web services remain in Canada and on Canadian IT Infrastructure and are not subject to foreign policy or laws forcing us to disclose your personal information you voluntarily provided to us to foreign entities.
Links to third party websites
Last Revised September 2019