Starting Jan. 1, 2004, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) came into effect for all commercial activities in Canada (oral surgery and dentistry included).
Our practice understands that your healthcare information is private, and we realize how important it is to protect your personal information. We will only collect, use, or disclose your information when it is necessary for your care. Your information will never be shared with anyone without your consent being given ahead of time.
After you have given consent, your information will only be used
- In compliance with all existing privacy laws about personal information and health care.
- When discussing your treatment and care with your other doctors or healthcare professionals.
- When discussing your treatment with individuals that you have given us written permission to share your information with.