Transparency ~ Security ~ Respect
Call Us: 1-289-639-5604
Smith Health Consulting Privacy Notice
Ohsweken / Six Nations and surrounding area
Collection of Personal Health Information
We collect your personal health information directly from you or from the
person acting on your behalf. The personal health information that we collect
may include, for example, your name, date of birth, address, health history,
record of your visits to Smith Health Consulting and the support you received
during those visits.
Occasionally, we collect personal health information about you from other sources if we have obtained your consent to do so or if the law permits us to do so. We make sure that only those people who need to see your personal records are allowed to look at them. We protect your information through our administrative policies and by adopting appropriate safeguards and security measures.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Health Information
We may use or disclose your personal health information to:
We can assure you that only staff who need your personal health information for direct care or administrative purposes are authorized to access your record of personal health information.
A client’s instruction cannot prevent us from recording information that is required by law, professional standards, or our practice.
To Access or Correct Your Information
If you believe a record of personal health information held by Smith Health Consulting is inaccurate or incomplete, you may make a written request for correction.
For More Information, Comments or Complaints
If you would like more information or have questions or concerns about our privacy and information practices, please contact Dr. Smith. She is the Privacy Coordinator for the clinic.
You also may make a complaint about our information and privacy practices to the Information and Privacy Commissioner at:
Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario
2 Bloor Street East, Suite 1400
Toronto, Ontario M4W 1A8
Telephone: (416) 326-3333
Or, to the College of Psychologists at:
The College of Psychologists of Ontario
110 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario M4R 1A3
Telephone: (416) 961-8817
Toll Free: (800) 489-8388
Fax: (416) 961-2635
Version 1, February 9, 2017
Emergency / Crisis contacts
If you or someone you care about is feeling like they might hurt themselves or someone else, call 911, contact one of the services below, or go to your nearest emergency room. You also can call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 if you have questions about how to proceed.
Hamilton and surrounding area
Smith Health Consulting