Our job to look after your information and keep it private, to best of our ability. We follow the guidelines of sharing information in the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA, 2004).
What is Personal Information?
As a consumer of Sunflower Developmental Service, we collect your Personal Health Information directly from you or the person(s) acting on your behalf or from which you have given consent.The information collected, may include, but is not limited to the following identifying details:
Name, date of birth, email address, address and phone number
Physical and mental health history (Assessments/ Diagnosis)
Records of your visits to Sunflower Developmental Services and the services you received
Personal Health Information about you from other sources, including your family physician(s) as permitted by law or if we have obtained your consent
How we store your information?
We store your Personal Information digitally in a centralized database system. This tool ensures that your information is accurate and safely stored. Other storage may consist of doubled locked cabinets.
How is the information used?
We use and share your Personal Information with external services and health care providers as permitted by law, as well as to consult with other care providers affiliated with, Sunflower Developmental Services to support the services you are receiving.
Depending on the situation, your personal information may also be used to receive payments for services and for teaching opportunities.
Your Personal Information belongs to you & you have the right to request access to your information and a list of services or providers who received your information. Even after discharge, your personal information remains stored, for 7 years.
You can request to correct or make updates, to ensure your information is, complete and accurate.
We have an obligation to protect your information from, being duplicated, copied, going missing, being stolen, and others sharing or misusing it. You can also withdraw your consent, and we will stop using and sharing your information.
Cookies and Website Data Collection
Similar to many websites, our website uses and collects digital “cookies” to gather general trends, data concerning traffic on the website for statistical analysis. A “cookie” is a small piece of computer code that collects your data while you browse. Cookies by themselves do not tell us your email address or otherwise identify you personally. You can set your web
browser to accept or reject cookies.
We also track general information on visits to our website to better understand and improve the information & services users are accessing. This information may include numbers of visitors to the site and specific pages viewed, referring websites, length of visit on the site etc. This information is used to improve the content and experience of our website. Personal information is NOT collected that would identify individuals unless specifically and clearly requested, and only when the user provides it voluntarily.
Sunflower Developmental Services may use third parties to collect data from our website anonymously for marketing & advertisement purposes. Website users will not be personally identified through this data collection, and Sunflower Developmental Services does not see any data collected or contact information on an individual level. These third parties may include but are not limited to Google Analytics, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
Sunflower Developmental Services does not participate in, selling or sharing any personal information.
Contact us if you have any questions regarding our privacy practices. We will keep all inquiries confidential.
Mail: 1970 Ellesmere Road Un. 1 Scarborough, Ontario M1H 2W1
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