Following is the CMHA statement concerning privacy issues of our organization. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please contact us. Please all see attached our full protection of information policy.
CMHA-WB is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information provided to it by program participants, employees, practicum students, peer leaders, and volunteers. Personal information includes any information that can be used to identify an individual, with the exception of business contact information, that is, information that is typically found on an individual’s business card.
In delivering services, CMHA-WB is committed to confidentiality of personal information. It restricts access to personal and personal health information to those individuals who require it to carry out their responsibilities for agency and program administration, service provision, supervision, file management and confidential support duties.
It is important that program participants understand that by accessing our services, they are consenting to the collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information for the purpose of enabling the provision of accommodation, services, and programs to them. CMHA-WB employees, practicum students, peer leaders, and volunteers are also deemed to consent, as above. In every case, CMHA-WB intends to respect confidentiality and privacy as required by law and by the effective, respectful delivery of CMHA-WB’s services.
CMHA-WB recognizes and acknowledges that mandated bodies and their agents might have legal access to CMHA-WB records under specific circumstances and orders