At Toronto Wellness Pharmacy, we take protecting your personal information very seriously. We follow the 10 principles from the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Principle 1 - Accountability
Our pharmacy has a designated personnel who makes sure we are following all ten principles listed here. In addition, as regulated health professionals, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are legally and ethically obligated to protect the confidentiality of a patient’s personal health information.
Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes
We will inform you of the purpose before or at the time of collecting information.
Principle 3 - Consent
We will inform you and obtain consent for all collection, use, or disclosure of personal information.
Principle 4 - Limiting Collection
We will only collect information that is necessary to serve you well as a pharmacy.
Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention
Personal information (your name, address or contact information) will only be used or disclosed for the purposes for which it was collected and will not be shared with a third party without your consent.
Principle 6 - Accuracy
Personal information will be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as possible in order to properly satisfy the purposes for which it is to be used.
Principle 7 - Safeguards
Personal information will be protected by appropriate security measures relative to the sensitivity of the information.
Principle 8 - Openness
This page was created to make sure we provide detailed information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
Principle 9 - Individual Access
Upon request, we will inform you of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information and give you access to that information.
Principle 10 - Challenging Compliance