Respiratory Therapy Specialists and its employees are committed to respecting clients’ rights in respect of the privacy of their personal information.
- A Respiratory Therapy Specialist is accountable for any personal information that is under its control. The Privacy Officer at Respiratory Therapy Specialists is responsible for implementing and monitoring compliance with the privacy principles that are reflected in our policies and practices.
- Consent Forms are used to ensure that clients understand the purposes for which Respiratory Therapy Specialist collects, uses and disclose personal information and provides consent.
- Personal information of clients is collected, used and disclosed only as described and agreed to in the Consent Form. If additional uses of personal information, not disclosed in the Consent Form, are identified the client’s further consent will be sought.
- Personal information will be destroyed following the required retention period.
- All personal information of clients is regarded as confidential. Respiratory Therapy Specialists take the security and accuracy of personal information in its possession seriously and take steps to ensure it is secure, accurate, up-to-date and complete.
- From time-to-time Respiratory Therapy Specialists may retain outside third parties (referred to in the Consent Form as “authorized agents”) to perform specialized services, which may in some cases require the transfer of personal information to them. Such authorized agents confirm to Respiratory Therapy Specialists in contract that they will provide a comparable level of protection to any personal information that may be transferred to them.
- Personal information disclosed to Respiratory Therapy Specialists may be stored on servers and processed by Respiratory Therapy Specialists’s authorized agents located outside of Canada and subject to the authority of the laws of the jurisdictions in which it is located.
- If you require additional information regarding Lakeland’s privacy policies and practices, wish to access your information or wish to correct your information contact Respiratory Therapy Specialists’s Privacy Officer for information at POLICY STATEMENT EMAIL