Our Commitment to You
At BridgePoint, we understand that effective care depends on the trust between participants and our team. It’s not just about fulfilling a requirement under The Health Information Protection Act and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, it’s about a commitment we make to you. We prioritize your confidentiality throughout your journey at BridgePoint.
How is my information protected?
BridgePoint has the necessary administrative procedures and technical and physical safeguards in place to protect information from unauthorized use, access, or disclosure. The team and guests have signed confidentiality agreements and are bound by The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) and other relevant legislation. BridgePoint only collects, uses, or discloses personal information in accordance with its duties and policies.
How is the information collected?
As a new participant, you will be asked to provide information about yourself, including your contact information, information requested on the application form, and during the intake interview. We only ask and retain the information needed to ensure we can properly identify you and meet your needs for care and follow-up. As required, we request your written consent to obtain information pertaining to your care from other health organizations required for collaborative care across the health network continuum.
How is my information used and shared?
Authorized BridgePoint team may access and share your information on a need-to-know basis for the following purposes:
How can I access or request a change to my personal health information or make changes to my personal information?
You have the right to request access to your personal health information and to request changes if you believe there has been an error or omission in your information.
Who can I talk to if I have concerns regarding privacy?
For concerns regarding privacy matters or for more information, please contact:
BridgePoint Center for Eating Disorders
Phone: (306) 935-2240
If BridgePoint is unable to resolve your concern to your satisfaction, please contact:
www.bridgepointcenter.ca also uses “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that most major web sites write to your hard drive for record-keeping purposes when you visit them. Cookies allow us to measure activity on the site and to improve your user experience, for example by remembering your passwords and viewing preferences.
It is important to note that bridgepointcenter.ca contains links to other sites and that those sites may not follow the same privacy policies as bridgepointcenter.ca. These sites may send their own cookies to you and may collect data and make uses of it that bridgepointcenter.ca would not. You have the right to say no, anytime Let us know that you don't want us to use information about you in any particular way, including uses described in this notice, by contacting us. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. All data is stored behind a firewall on our network and is protected by operating system authentication, database security, and individual user password security. Bridgepoint reserves the right to change this policy at any time. You can send an e-mail to us with any further questions.