17. July 2013 · Comments Off on Privacy Policy · Tags: ,

Notice of Cognaissance Privacy Practices

Cognaissance is a consulting company that works primarily with Healthcare organizations. We make it one of our top priorities to reduce our collection, use and disclosure of personal information (PI), and protect PI if we ever come into contact with it. We do not collect, use or disclose personal health information (PHI) except as specifically required under contract. This privacy policy is based on fair information practices, and consistent with Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA, 2000, c.5).

Personal Information is described as any information that identifies you. This includes your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, IP address, and any other information that could be used to uniquely identify you.
The Cognaissance website does not collect, use, or disclose any PI. Where statistical information is collected, it is stored in aggregate format only. For more information on website tracking, see the Information Collected at our website section below.

If you contract with Cognaissance, your information will be kept strictly confidential unless otherwise agreed upon verbally or in writing beforehand.

Information Security

Cognaissance’ employees understand the need for privacy and security and we maintain strict security procedures to protect any information to which we are granted access in order to fulfill a contract. Access to information is strictly limited to specific individuals who are trained to respect privacy. The access given to these employees is restricted to their need of such information for business reasons.

Information Collected by our website

We sometimes collect anonymous information about usage of our website. For instance, when you visit www.cogna.ca, our website recognizes the type of browser you are using, the pages you visit at our site, and similar information. None of this information identifies you personally and we do not collect IP Addresses. We do not set any cookies for visitors to our website.

We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail or through the website, and keep this information strictly confidential unless agreed upon verbally or in writing.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page, or to respond to visitor inquiries.

The information we collect is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes. We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

Links to Other Sites

Our website contains links to other sites. Those sites may not follow the same privacy policies as cogna.ca. These sites may collect data and make use of it in ways that Cognaissance does not. We encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on all third party sites.

Policy Compliance

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, or if you have any questions or requests for information, you may contact our privacy office at the contact information below:

Gila Pyke
gila@cogna.ca
416-509-8034
18 Claude Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M6R 2T6, Canada