ONPoint Medical Inc. is committed to developing quantifiable fitness devices, and making sure that your privacy is respected. We are responsible for making sure your private information is protected, and that we follow the Personal Health Information Protection Act(PHIPA). Below are a set of Principles that we follow to better serve you. If you have questions, please contact our Privacy Officer.
1. Accountability for confidential information
ONPoint Medical Inc. is accountable for your personal information which we control. Dr. Jacob Reeves is ONPoint’s Privacy Officer. We will ensure to:
a. Have procedures and policies in place to protect your personal health information.
b. Train our staff and affiliates on how to follow our policies and procedures. We will also educate them about their duties with regard to confidentiality.
c. Engage with your complaints and inquires.
2. Identifying Purposes for the Collection of Confidential Information
We will identify the purposes for which confidential information is collected at or before the time of collection. These purposes will be displayed in this form, and online at https://onpointmed.com. Your information is being used primarily to provide medical care. We will also use your information for research, teaching, statistics, administrative purposes, fundraising, and to comply with the law.
We will use, collect, and disclose with your knowledge and consent except where allowed to do so by the law. You may withdraw consent for use and disclosure at anytime subject to contractual and legal rules. We may disclose and use your personal health information without your consent under strict conditions. In particular, we may disclose your anonymized personal health information to researchers.
4. Limiting Collection of Confidential Information
We will limit the scope of the information collected to that which is needed for the purposes identified.
5. Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention of Information
The information we control will be retained for only as long as needed as required by the law. It will be securely destroyed in accordance with our policies and the applicable legislation. Researcher that use your data will be required to store, retain, and destroy research data with standards which at minimum respect the requirements of PHIPA.
6. Accuracy of Confidential Information
ONPoint Medical will take all reasonable measures to maintain accurate, complete, and up-to-date information. Patients have the right to amend, and challenge inaccurate information.
7. Security of Confidential Information
Your information will be stored appropriately, and proportionally to the nature of its sensitivity. Protection may included physical locks, codes, key passes, or other restrictive measures. It may also include organizational measures, and technological measures, such as passwords, encryption, and anonymization. Contracted agents are bound to privacy and confidentiality as a condition of the contract. In the event of a breach, the Privacy Officer shall be immediately notified.
8. Openness about Confidential Information Policies and Practices
Our privacy policies and practices are available online, and in person at our office. Included in our policy is the contact information for the hospital’s Privacy Officer, how patients can access their personal health information held by us, and a description of what information we are holding, and how we may share said information.
9. Individual Access to Own Personal information
Upon being requested in writing, ONPoint Medical Inc. will furnish an individual with their medical information where reasonable and practicable. There may be a charge of 30 dollars for the first 20 pages, and 25 cents for each additional page. We reserve the right to deny frivolous or vexatious requests. You must provide sufficient information so that we can properly identify the information requested.
In the event you have any questions, please contact our Privacy Officer at, Dr. Jacob Reeves at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you feel that our policies or practices are not in compliance, alert us and if necessary, we shall make changes. If you are still unsatisfied, you can reach out to the Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. The Commissioner’s address is 2 Bloor Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, ON, M4W1A8, or can be reached at (416)- 325-3333, or 1-800-387-0073.
12. Governing Law