The Online Privacy Statement (the "Statement") applies to Medavie Inc. and its subsidiary company websites (the "Websites") and mobile applications ("Apps") and explains how we collect, use and disclose the information we collect on our Websites and Apps. It forms part of our Corporate Privacy Principles and supplements any of our company Privacy Policies and/or other terms or agreements that may apply to your relationship with us.
At Medavie, our Mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. This includes the use of technology to best meet the health care needs of our customers. Essential to this approach is our commitment to protecting the privacy of all personal information we receive and placed in our care, including what we collect through digital channels like our Websites and Apps.
The type of information we collect depends on how you use our Websites and Apps and may include:
We will only collect information in fair and legal ways that is required for, or related to, providing products and services, conducting business and better understanding consumer needs.
Depending on your relationship with us, we may use the information we collect from our Websites and Apps to do any of the following:
We only use or disclose your personal information for the reasons it’s collected or to which you’ve consented, or when it is required or allowed by law.
Cookies are small text files that are automatically created by your web browser on your computer when you visit an internet site. Cookies collect and store information about your browsing patterns and information you provide.
In some cases and where permitted by law, Medavie may allow third party cookies to be created when you visit our Websites. These cookies are used to advertise Medavie products on other companies’ websites and allow us to track the effectiveness of our advertising.
Our web pages may also contain electronic images known as web beacons. Web beacons are sometimes referred to as “clear GIF images”, “pixel tags” or “single-pixel GIFs”. Web beacons are usually invisible to a user and are used for many of the same purposes as cookies.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to disable cookies or to inform you when they are set. You also have the ability to delete cookies that you have accepted.
You can opt-out of web analytics activity by setting your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent and block analytics cookies if desired. Please consult your browser's Help Menu for instructions.
Please note that, if you delete or disable cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of features within our website or be able to access some apps or portals.
To help protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use a combination of security measures and maintain physical, technical and administrative safeguards designed to keep it safe. For example, we employ encryption techniques and authentication technologies intended to safeguard the transmission of information over the internet. Some of our Websites utilize a timeout feature that will automatically log you out of your account after a period of inactivity.
Some of our Websites may contain links to other websites that are not affiliated with us. We do not monitor or maintain the privacy practices of those external websites and do not have authority over them. We do not assume any responsibility for their privacy policies and procedures.