At ODC, we recognize that the health information of our patients deserves to be treated with respect
and sensitivity and our patients’ privacy must be protected. Access to your personal health information
is available to those who need to know to provide care, including: physicians, nurses, technicians,
therapists and other health professionals. Furthermore, when it comes to collecting and using your
personal health information, we take measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the
information is protected.
ONTARIO DIAGNOSTIC CENTRES recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of sensitive personal
information, in particular, the personal health record information, which we gather as a component to the
diagnostic services we provide to our patients. We are committed to collecting, using, and disclosing this
information in the most responsible fashion possible, and only to the extent necessary with respect to the
services we provide, or have provided in the past.
ONTARIO DIAGNOSTIC CENTRES, in conjunction with the Privacy Information Officer, is responsible for the
personal information collected and held during the course of the relationship with our patients. To ensure
the Privacy Information Officer. This policy outlines how personal information is managed and safeguarded,
and the circumstances under which personal information may be disclosed.
Personal information is any information that can possibly reveal the identity of an individual, or can permit
the deduction of the identity of an individual. Personal information includes any health-related information
collected during registration of a patient, produced during the course of a diagnostic procedure a patient
undergoes at ONTARIO DIAGNOSTIC CENTRES, or is otherwise submitted to our facility by a patient or their
referring physician. Business information however (title, address, phone number, etc.) is not included in our
ONTARIO DIAGNOSTIC CENTRES can use, collect, and/or disclose personal information for the following
B. FOR BILLING AND ADMINISTRATION PURPOSES:
C. FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES:
D. FOR YOUR PHYSICIAN:
E. FOR GOVERNMENT SANCTIONED ORGANIZATIONS:
The Terms and Conditions for our website describe the information we collect about you during your online
visit and are summarized below:
Cookies: Like most websites, ODC uses small pieces of information called “cookies” that are stored on the
hard drive of your computer. Cookies let us “remember” information about your preferences and allow you
to move within areas of our site quickly and easily. These cookies contain anonymous, non-personal
Information About Your Visit: In order to improve access to our website and determine what information
visitors access most frequently, we may track statistics, such as IP address, browser type, domain name,
access times and referring website addresses.
Third-Party Sites: This site contains links to external websites. UHN is not responsible for the privacy
practices or the content of any third-party website.
Updates: We may update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. The most current version will
always be posted to this website.
Contact Information: If you have any questions, please contact our Privacy Officer at email@example.com
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