Last updated October, 2019
This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for www.cambridgemidwives.ca. The statement does not include the privacy practices for third party sites. We encourage our users who visit external sites from links found on www.cambridgemidwives.ca to read the privacy statements of those sites, as their privacy practices may differ from ours.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (519) 624-9708. If you prefer to write us our postal address is below.
- What personally identifiable information is being collected?
- How is the information being used?
- With whom do we share your information?
- What are cookies and how do we use them?
- What choices are available to you regarding the collection, use and distribution of the information and how you can correct any inaccuracies in information?
- Third party sites
What personally identifiable information is being collected?
When you visit the Cambridge Midwives’ website, in order for us to provide you with more information regarding a question, concern or advice, you have the option of filling out an online form regarding your inquiry. You are asked to provide us with personally identifiable information such as your name, phone number and e-mail address. We will store a record of your inquiry along with your e-mail address. As well, we have an optional feedback survey which is used to enhance our website and services, there is no personal information collected in this survey. In addition, our web servers track various technical details about your visit, such as your computer’s IP address and which pages you visited, however that information does not typically contain any personally identifiable information about you.
How is the information being used?
The sole purpose of the online inquiry form and the feedback survey is to improve our website to better serve your needs. The personal information given in the online inquiry form provides us with a means of contacting you regarding your inquiry.
We have a strong commitment to privacy. All records will be kept confidential. We keep all your original records in a secure manner for 28 years following your baby’s birth as required by law. These are available to you at any time. You can request a copy of your records at your discharge visit if you choose. These records are confidential and are seen only by the health care professionals and their students involved in your care. We are required to maintain statistics of our practice. They are collected for research purposes but do not reveal your identity. In the hospital, standard record forms are kept in the medical records department.
With whom do we share your information?
It is important to note that Cambridge Midwives will never disclose your personal information with third parties. Your personal information can only be accessed by Cambridge Midwives. We will never disclose any personal information to parties outside of Cambridge Midwives without your explicit prior consent with the exception of the following:
The following are the only times at which Cambridge Midwives may disclose your personal information: upon request by a legal authority or in good faith when such action is deemed necessary (a) in order to abide by applicable laws or regulations or to intervene in a lawsuit against Cambridge Midwives; (b) in order to protect or defend the legal or property rights of Cambridge Midwives or those of its users; and (c) to intervene, under extreme circumstances, in order to protect the personal safety of Cambridge Midwives’ employees or the safety of the general public.
What are cookies and how do we use them?
What choices are available to you regarding the collection, use and distribution of the information and how you can correct any inaccuracies in information?
If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future or if you have a correction or update to your e-mail, please let us know by calling, sending an e-mail, or by writing to us at the above postal address.
Third Party Sites:
The Cambridge Midwives’ website contains links to third-party websites. These are provided solely for your convenience. Clicking on these links will take you outside of the Cambridge Midwives’ website. Please be advised that Cambridge Midwives has no control over these third-party sites and, while the Cambridge Midwives’ website may feature such links, Cambridge Midwives will not, at any time, accept liability for these sites. We encourage our users who visit external sites from links within www.cambridgemidwives.ca to read the privacy statements of those sites, as their privacy practices may differ from ours.