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Our commitment to privacy.

Providence Health Centre Privacy Policy

Providence Health Centre (PHC) is committed to protecting the Personal Information that is disclosed to us. We will always share with you, our practices with respect to how we gather and use information.  The PHC Privacy Policy covers our collection, use and disclosure of information collected through our Site, our social media and how that information may be used or shared by us or third parties.

The PHC Privacy Policy is subject to change. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by means of a notice on the Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage visitors to review our Privacy Policy periodically and to make note of the date of the most recent revision. If you disagree with the way we intend to use the Personal Information you provide to us, you may opt out of these uses by following the instructions. By using our Site, you agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy in effect.  This policy may be updated from time to time.

We collect Personal Information to help us to learn more about how visitors use our Site, to measure areas of interest, and to provide our users with important information. Collection of information allows us to build features and functionality that will enhance your experience. You are not obligated to provide us with Personal Information to use the PHC Site.

Personal Information is information that is about an identifiable individual. Personal Information does not include anonymous information that does not allow an individual to be identified or information regarding companies and other "legal persons."

We keep track of the pages visited by users. Our web server will automatically collect some information when certain pages are requested from our server, including a visitor’s IP address. The IP address is a number that is used by computers connected to the Internet to identify your computer so that data can be sent to the user. We track this data to understand visitor traffic patterns and use it to improve our Site.  The goal is to respond to the needs and preferences of our users. This information does not identify anyone personally.

Technologies such as cookies and scripts may be used for marketing as well as web monitoring. These technologies help us to analyze trends and gather demographic information about our user base.

We may gather certain information and store it in log files. This information may include IP addresses to monitor how people are utilizing our site.  This will allow PHC to improve our services and the functionality of our site.

We may share non-personally identifiable information for the purpose of improving the user experience on our site.

If you choose to register on the PHC Site, you will be asked to provide Personal Information which may include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number. PHC will not share Personal Information gathered. When you register, we will place your name in our mailing list and will send you an e-mail to the address you have provided to confirm your registration on the PHC Site.

PHC may collect Personal Information from you to learn more about how individuals use our site and to determine areas of interest, understand needs and endeavor to provide the best possible service.

We will share your Personal Information with third parties only as described in our Privacy Policy. We will not provide or sell any Personal Information to marketing research, or any other third parties.  We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information to law-enforcement personnel and agencies when requested to do so, as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or if PHC is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets.

Our Site may include social media sharing tools and features, such as Facebook Like, YouTube, Twitter and "share" buttons. These Features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our Site and set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly.

For Security and to reduce the possibility of unauthorized access or disclosure, we have placed procedures to help protect the information we collect online. In addition, we use SSL certificates to secure pages where Personal Information is input. However, due to the open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information.

You may choose to have your name removed from our registration list, cease receiving correspondence or newsletters from us, limit our sharing of Personal Information with third parties who may offer services to you, or update or delete the Personal Information that you have provided to us by sending us an email, use the opt-out email from us or by calling PHC.

Providence Health Centre

North Dundas Business Centre

457 Main St. East

Winchester, ON


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