We are committed to protecting your privacy while you are visiting our website for information. The First Nations Health Authority ("FNHA") and our website is governed by the BC Personal Information Protection Act. If you choose not to use the Internet to provide your personal information to FNHA, you contact by telephone, fax, mail or in person. (Not all options may be available in every situation.)
This privacy statement describes the information we collect via the FNHA website and social media accounts, along with how we collect and use that information. We reserve the right to update this statement at any time. Users are responsible for reviewing this document periodically for changes.
Personal information is recorded information about an identifiable individual. Personal information includes things such as an individual's name, address, birth date, e-mail address, phone number, identifying number, health care history and education history.
The FNHA is responsible for planning, designing, managing, delivering and funding the delivery of First Nations Health Programs in BC and carrying out research and policy development in the area of First Nations health and wellness. The FNHA collects personal information for the purpose of delivering First Nations Health Programs and services and assisting individuals, public bodies and organizations in the area of First Nations health and wellness.
Personal information is collected via this website and social media in certain circumstances, such as when you send an email message to us or complete a questionnaire, form, or other on-line survey found on our website. When you send us electronic mail, we collect your email address, your IP address and your message so that we may reply to you. We recommend that sensitive personal information not be sent unencrypted over the Internet or by e-mail.
When you visit our website, the web server collects a small amount of information to facilitate the operation and security of our website. This information may include browser type, Internet domain name and IP address. Some information, such as your Internet domain name or IP address, may identify you. This information is not accessed by anyone outside the FNHA.
The website search function collects information to remember the information you submitted for the search. We do not collect personal information such as your name, or home address while you visit and use our website.
Information provided by you becomes a record of the organization and is subject to the access and privacy protection requirements set out in the BC Personal Information Protection Act. This information may be further collected, used and disclosed in accordance with PIPA or as otherwise required by law. Under this legislation you are entitled to access and correct any of your personal information that is within our custody and control. You may make such requests by contacting the privacy representative listed below.
The FNHA may use and share your information for the following purposes:
May 20, 2014