Your privacy on the Internet is very important to us, and we feel you should know how we use the information you provide to us.
All information collected is anonymous. Cookies do not provide CIHI with any personal information and we will not make any attempts to link information to determine who is visiting our site
You can set preferences in your web browser to deny cookies or remove them after visiting our site. Unless you destroy them, cookies will stay on your computer until they expire. Removing or blocking cookies will not affect the site’s performance or restrict your ability to access information on it. Information collected is maintained and stored securely.
Information you provide on a voluntary basis when using cihi.ca (such as organization type or email address) is stored securely. We may use the information you provide in the following ways:
CIHI does not disclose any personal information to third parties for purposes of marketing third-party products or services. CIHI may disclose certain personal information to third party service providers solely for the purpose of administering, processing or fulfilling a service to be provided to you by CIHI. We will insist those third parties safeguard and maintain the confidentiality of the personal information we provide to them.
It is essential that we verify the identity of visitors who have access to restricted-access applications. This is part of our system to protect the confidentiality and security of health data. We may review and analyze your use of the CIHI website to:
CIHI reserves the right to conduct a post-audit review of clients who use restricted access applications. These reviews will confirm that clients are complying with security protocols as outlined in signed access agreements.
CIHI invites you to contact us through several email links throughout this site. If you identify yourself in these electronic communications, we will never reproduce your words without your prior permission.
CIHI is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of the web sites to which it may link.
CIHI reserves the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and to co-operate with authorities, such as law enforcement agencies, in investigations of improper or unlawful activities which may require the disclosure of personal information.
Please see Privacy and Security to learn more about privacy and security issues as they pertain to data holdings.