Support & Housing – Halton strives to offer its visitors the many advantages of Internet technology and to provide an interactive and personalized experience. When accessing our website, please be aware that we do not use Personally Identifiable Information (your name, e-mail address, street address, telephone number).
Your Personal Health Information (PHI) is important in allowing us to provide you with effective services. Privacy and protection of your PHI is a priority. In the application, assessment and on-going support process, we only collect, with your consent, the health information we need in order to determine your service and support needs. This information cannot be used for any other purposes without your permission. Please be aware that:
Your health information is kept in a secure place.
Your health information will only be viewed by authorized people who deliver your services.
All health services providers have signed contracts to keep your information confidential.
Information is stored and/or disposed of according to the law.
We will investigate any suspected breach or unauthorized access to your personal health information
Please speak to your support provider or our Privacy Officer, if you want to:
See your own personal file and assessment: You can also request a copy of your assessment at any time.
Correct your own information and assessments: You can ask to have information corrected or updated.
Opt-Out: You may choose not to share your information with other health service providers. Note however that this may hinder the effective coordination of your care plan.
If you would like to know more about how your personal health information is handled and shared with our partner organizations, feel free to ask our Privacy Officer. They will be happy to answer any questions that you might have.
SHH Privacy Officer
165 Cross Avenue
Oakville, ON L6J 0A9