Meridian Hearing is committed to keep your personal and health information safe and confidential. Your privacy is very important to us.
What Type of Information Do We Collect About You?
To provide you with quality health care, we collect both personal and health information from you. Your name, date of birth, address, and extended health insurance numbers are examples of personal information. Your health history, the records of your visits to the Centre and what health care we provide to you during those visits are examples of your health information.
Do We Share Your Information with Anyone?
Meridian Hearing does share your personal and health information with your family and/or any referring physician, who is part of your health care team for the purpose of your continuing care. Your information is also shared with agencies that fund your hearing aid, for example, ADP or health insurance companies or the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.
How is Your Information Used?
The information we collect form you is used to:
- Provide you with quality hearing care and follow-up care in the community.
- Carry out quality assurance to help make us better.
- See how we are doing – through patient satisfaction surveys.
- Comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
- Contact you for your regular visits or any follow-up required.
- Inform you of educational, health and wellness, and service opportunities and options.
If your information were to be used for any other purpose, your specific permission would be required first.
What information do we collect?
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
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Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Disclaimer section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.meridianhearing.com/disclaimer/
January 16, 2016