Privacy Policy

Introduction

Health QR Inc. provides a means of viewing, sharing, managing and understanding your health information. Your privacy, and the security of your health information is crucial to us. Therefore we have committed to the following privacy policy.

 

What information does Health QR Inc. collect?

It is important to understand that there is a difference between health information and personal information. Health QR Inc. collects certain personal information (e.g. your email address, IP address) either automatically or by requesting it from you in exchange for certain services. We do not interact with your health information at all until you have registered with us, after which you retain full control over who can access that information. Health QR Inc. cannot view your health information, except for your provincial health card number which we use to verify your identity.

Health QR Inc. collects information when you visit our website, sign-up for our mailing list, share your stories and register for our program.

When you access our website: We automatically collect certain digital information when you visit our website.

When you sign up for our mailing list: You may sign up for our mailing list in order to receive news and updates. If you do we will request your name and email address.

When you share stories with us: You can also share your experiences with the health care system with us. These ‘stories’ may, at your discretion, contain personally identifying information.  These stories are collected on our website and do not require you to provide any contact information (e.g. email address or name).

When you register for Health QR Inc.’s service: In order to register for Health QR Inc. we require certain identifying information (Name, date of birth, etc…) as well as certain personal health information to verify your identity with your pharmacist. Health QR Inc. does request your Provincial Health Card Number in order to verify your identity with your pharmacist.

 

What purpose is the information collected for?

Health QR Inc. collects your information in order to:

  • communicate with you;
  • verify your identity;
  • provide you with services;
  • provide you with information about our services;
  • facilitate billing and fee collection;
  • support or modify business functions;
  • meet legal or regulatory requirements;
  • fulfill any other purposes as necessary to fulfill the above.

Health QR Inc. will not collect any more information than is reasonably necessary to achieve these purposes.

 

Disclosure

Health QR Inc. will only disclose your information when it is necessary to:

  • comply with legal or regulatory requirements;
  • provide you with our services;
  • maintain or modify business functions.

Health QR Inc. will never disclose more than the minimum amount of information as necessary to achieve these purposes. Health QR Inc. will never sell your information to third parties.

 

Service Providers

Health QR Inc. makes use of third party service providers. These service providers may have access to/store your personal information. They will not have access to your health information. We do not allow them to use your information for their own purposes.

 

Third Party Sites

Health QR Inc. may publish links to third party sites. We have no control over their content or security policies. Links are provided only for convenience, and do not constitute an endorsement.

 

International

Some of Health QR Inc.’s services are provided by third party service providers. Some of our service providers or the databases where they store personal information (but not health information) are located in the United States of America. Please note that Personal Information located in any jurisdiction is subject to the laws of that jurisdiction.

 

‘Your Story’

If you wish, you may choose to share your experiences with Health QR Inc. on our ‘Share Your Story’ page. Health QR Inc. reserves the right to edit these stories for the purposes of de-identification and readability. Submitting a story constitutes consent for the purpose of publishing that story.

 

Questions

Any questions about our privacy or security policies, including requests for disclosure or revision of information, can be directed to info@healthqr.com. We may require verification of your identity.

 

Unsubscribe

After signing up for our email list you can unsubscribe if you wish. Unsubscribe instructions are included at the bottom of every email we send. You can also send an email to info@healthqr.com requesting your removal from the list.

 

Security

Health QR Inc. has committed itself to taking all reasonable steps to protect your personal information and requires the same of all third parties associated with it.