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Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Our Commitment

Okanagan Clinical Trials is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its research volunteers. We value the trust of those we deal with, and of the public, and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that we have in our files.

During the course of our various activities, we frequently gather and refer to personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected. Our privacy practices are designed to achieve this. Our records are for our sole use and all volunteer information is kept strictly confidential.

Defining Personal Information

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify, or contact a specific individual.

Okanagan Clinical Trials maintains name and address information in order that we can contact our volunteers for future clinical research if they have so requested.

All information collected will be added to our electronic database, which is stored on the cloud, and only accessible by authorized personnel. Information will only be shared with our volunteers’ permission.

Privacy Practices

Personal information gathered by our organization is kept in confidence. Our personnel are authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained to prevent its being lost or destroyed.

Updating of Privacy Policy

We regularly review our policy practices for our various activities, and update our policy.

Privacy Policy for Volunteers

Okanagan Clinical Trials adheres to the strictest procedures in protecting the privacy of our volunteers. Okanagan Clinical Trials only collects personal information as required with the full knowledge and consent of its volunteers. Okanagan Clinical Trials only discloses personal information about volunteers with their full knowledge and consent given in advance.

Web Site and Electronic Commerce

Okanagan Clinical Trials collects personal information through its Web Site for very specific reasons and we always identify the purposes. If you leave a comment and wish a response, we need your email address or telephone number. Rest assured that Okanagan Clinical Trials only collects and uses your personal information, including your e-mail address, as necessary in order to fulfill your request.

Okanagan Clinical Trials believes in your right to privacy

Okanagan Clinical Trials respects your privacy. We protect your personal information and adhere to all legislative requirements with respect to protecting privacy. We do not rent, sell or trade our mailing lists. The information that you provide will be used to keep you informed and up to date on our clinical trials.

If you no longer wish to receive our electronic newsletter or be contacted for clinical trials, you may call, write or email us at the address below.

You can contact us at the following:

Email: drchristie@oktrials.ca
Phone: (250) 862-8141
Fax: (250) 862-8130
Mail: Okanagan Clinical Trials
204-1353 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z9