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PRIVACY STATEMENT

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the HKPR District Health Unit web site only and governs data collection and usage through this website. By using the HKPR website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Information

Information about your computer hardware and software is automatically collected by HKPR District Health Unit. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by HKPR for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Health Unit’s website.

Any personally identifiable information or personally sensitive information that is disclosed through the Health Unit website may be collected and used by others.

All users are encouraged to review the privacy statements of websites linked from the HKPR website to understand how those sites collect, use and share your information. HKPR District Health Unit is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the corporate website for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.

Use of Information

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit keeps track of the web sites and pages visited by our customers visit within Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, in order to determine what Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit Web site use "cookies” – a cookie is a text file that is placed on the hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to a computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to each user, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize HKPR District Health Unit pages, or register with the HKPR site for services, a cookie helps Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Changes to this Statement

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is protecting your information.

Contact Information

HKPR District Health Unit welcomes your comments regarding this statement of privacy. If you have questions about this website or the statement of privacy, please contact the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit at info@hkpr.on.ca