Privacy Policy
ON-LINE REGISTRATION PRIVACY STATEMENT
Grandview Children’s Centre (GCC) is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our site. We have taken appropriate measures to protect and ensure the privacy of any personal information you provide. GCC is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).

GCC will not, under any circumstances, use any information provided by visitors for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was provided, as stated on the Web page as well as inconsistent with the provisions of FIPPA & PHIPA
TERMS OF USE
Every effort is made to ensure the information on GCC’s website is timely and accurate however, due to circumstances beyond our control, information and dates are subject to change without notice.
WEB SITE VISITORS ARE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE
Use of this web site is subject to these Terms of Use and there are no other terms. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, please exit this website and do not access any other pages.
OWNERSHIP
The content of this website is the property GCC, unless otherwise noted.
LINKS
This web site may provide links to other websites. GCC does not endorse or assume responsibility for the policies or practices with respect to web sites accessed through these links.
THIRD PARTY MATERIAL
This web site may contain material contributed by persons other than GCC. Its availability does not mean that we have reviewed it, or constitute an endorsement by GCC.
DISCLAIMER
Nothing in this website is intended as advice or to meet the specific needs of individuals as individual situations will differ. Web site visitors should not act or rely on web site information without seeking specific advice on matters of concern. We will not purposefully present inaccurate information on this web site, however information is supplied "as is" and may contain errors. We do not guarantee or warrant the quality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness or suitability of the web site content. Reliance on any information appearing on the web site is at your own risk. We expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions regarding use of this web site and its content.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Neither the GCC nor any of its directors, officers, employees, agents or web site contributors shall be liable to you for any expense, loss or damage suffered by you arising directly or indirectly from the use of this web site or if the web site becomes unavailable.
INDEMNITY
To the full extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify GCC and its directors, officers, employees, agents, and web site contributors against any and all liability resulting from any violation of any law in your use of this web site.
AMENDMENT
These terms of use may change from time to time without notice at the sole discretion of GCC. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use each time you access our web site.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms of Use shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. The forum for the settlement of any dispute relating directly or indirectly to these Terms of Use shall be the courts located in Oshawa, Ontario.
PRIVACY & CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT
WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROTECTING THE PRIVACY OF OUR CLIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION
To provide the best care possible, we need to collect and use information about you and your family. We will make sure that all your information is kept private.

The personal health information we collect and use may include, for example, your name, address, birth date, health history, records of client visits with Grandview Children’s Centre and the care received during those visits. We may collect personal health information from other sources if we have your consent or if the law permits.

Your personal information is stored in a safe and secure environment and is collected and used to:
  • assess client needs
  • provide, monitor and evaluate client care
  • communicate with families and with other care providers
  • deliver safe and efficient care and ensure continuous high quality service
  • meet legal requirements
  • identify information for strategic planning and decision making
  • verify accountability with funding bodies and internal processes
  • assist with quality assurance, risk management and outcome measurement activities to be accountable to our funding partners
Limited information (such as your name and address) may be used by Grandview or its Foundation to request your participation in a survey, to provide you with news about our programs, services and special events or for fundraising purposes to improve our health care services.
SHARING CLIENT INFORMATION
To ensure the best client care, Grandview may share your personal health information with those people who need it for their work with you and your family or with those who have a right to it by law. This could include:
  • therapists, medical staff and associates, both within and outside of Grandview
  • student trainees, volunteers, and support staff
  • authorized individuals who are reviewing records for quality improvement purposes
  • other individuals, if you agree, or when the law requires or permits it.
Parents/legal guardians receive copies of Grandview reports regarding their child and are encouraged to share this information with other involved agencies and individuals.
CLIENT/FAMILY CHOICES
The client and family may ask to review their personal health information and may seek correction of information that is believed to be inaccurate.

The client and family may withdraw consent to some of the above uses and disclosures by contacting our Privacy Officer. If you have questions or concerns about the privacy of your personal information, please contact our Privacy Officer at 905-728-1673, ext. 2259