Northern Respiratory Centre has taken steps to protect your personal information from theft, loss and unauthorized access, copying, modification, use, disclosure and disposal.

As a reputable Canadian organization, Northern Respiratory Centre policies and procedures adhere to all Canadian federal and provincial legislation with regards to the protection of personal information. The applicable legislation includes the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, or PIPED Act, which regulates how private sector organizations collect, use and disclose personal information within business activities.

This policy applies to individuals such as: patients and employees with respect to business activities associated with Northern Respiratory Centre.

The definition of "personal information" may vary, to some degree, from one legislation to another. For the purposes of this policy, "personal information" will mean information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title or business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization. Personal information includes, among other things, a person's name, address, telephone number, age, health, financial and educational information, and identifying numbers and symbols like a student number and employee number. Note that this is not an exhaustive list.

Northern Respiratory Centre adheres to the following safeguards to protect your personal information:

=         Obtain consent before we disclose any personal information to your doctor or sleep lab

=         Collect personal information in a reasonable, appropriate and lawful way

=         Information will never be shared with or sold to any third-party unless expressly consented to by the client