At AboutKidsHealth we are committed to protecting your privacy. To give you a better user experience, we sometimes gather and use personal information.
Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify, or contact a specific individual. This information can include an individual's opinions or beliefs, as well as facts about, or related to, the individual. Business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories, are not considered personal information.
Collection, Use, Disclosure, and Retention of Personal Information
AboutKidsHealth respects your privacy; we do not sell, rent, or trade information about our users. We collect, use, and disclose personal information only to improve the operation of the AboutKidsHealth.ca website, process requests, run contests, and/or respond to feedback. We also use contact information to send periodic e-mail alerts or bulletins to subscribers who have opted to use this service. Anyone from whom we collect information can expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of this information is subject to consent.
We sometimes run contests to win various prizes. To enter these contests, you must provide information that will allow us to contact you if you win a prize. All contact information submitted with entries will be destroyed once the winner has been confirmed.
Children under 13 must get permission from a parent before submitting any persional information to the AboutKidsHealth.ca website.
Our employees sign confidentiality agreements and safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not accessed, disclosed, or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed.
We regularly review our privacy practices for our various activities, and update our policy. Information on our website is updated regularly.
If at any time you wish to be excluded from future contacts, or to discuss our privacy options, email: email@example.com and we will accommodate your request.
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8