Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

The Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. In general, personal information includes, but is not limited to, your name, residential address and phone number, email address, and identification number. Personal information does not include job titles, business addresses and business phone/fax numbers.

We are committed to protecting your privacy whether you are browsing our website for information, or interacting with us directly. You have the right to know the types of personal information collected by us, as well as how and why it is used. It is also your right to choose whether or not you wish to provide us with this personal information.

Please read this Privacy Statement carefully so that you may understand how your personal information is managed. As our organization continues to expand, changes to our privacy policy may be required. Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada will notify you of any significant changes and will obtain your consent before using your personal information for purposes other than the reasons it was originally collected.


What information does Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada collect?

When you apply for membership with Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada, you are asked for personal information such as your name, contact information and information about your practice. When required, you may be asked for specific personal information such as documented proof of a name change. Accurate and up-to-date personal information collected for specific purposes helps us to improve our services and to better serve our members.

The personal information we collect will only be used for the purposes originally stated, unless additional consent is obtained.


How does Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada use the information that is collected?

Internal Use:

Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada recognizes the importance of being able to reach our members in a timely fashion, using a variety of communication vehicles. We often communicate with our membership regarding Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada’s activities, as well during the annual dues process. As a result, we require current contact information and email addresses. Any personal information provided to us will remain confidential in accordance with the CSA Model Code. However, you can specify that such communication be sent to your business address if you do not wish to provide us with residential contact information. Your date of birth is collected to verify your identity and to verify the senior category of membership. We may also use personal information for other purposes, for example, reviewing of demographic information and statistical analysis in order to develop services that are likely to be of interest to our members.

Disclosure to Third Parties:

Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada may release personal information when we are required to do so by law, or in situations where we need to protect Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada’s rights or property. We reserve the right to contact the appropriate authorities at our discretion when activities appear to be illegal or inconsistent with our policies.


How does Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada obtain your consent to collect personal information?

Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada respects your right to privacy. For this reason, we obtain your consent whenever your personal information is collected. Depending on the nature of the information, your consent may be collected on a form, within a letter, orally, or in some instances, consent will be implied. You have the right to withhold your consent if you do not wish Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada to collect your personal information.


How does Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada protect your personal information?

Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada is committed to ensuring the protection of your personal information.

Security measures are in place to protect our building, the computer systems, and your files from unauthorized access and use.


How can you update/correct your personal information at Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada?

Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada makes every reasonable effort to keep your information accurate and up-to-date.

Having accurate information allows us to provide the best possible service to our members. You can help by keeping us informed of any updates such as address changes or legal name changes. If you find errors in our information, let us know and we will make the appropriate corrections.

Updating your information is easy. Each year in January, Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada will be sending you an opportunity to update your information with your annual dues statement. Any errors or omissions to your information can be marked directly on the form and returned to us.

Alternatively, changes can be made at any time of the year by contacting:

Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada
312 Oakwood Court
Newmarket, ON L3Y 3C8
Phone: 905-954-0102


Do you have any questions/concerns about your privacy?

You have the right to challenge our personal information practices. If an error or omission in your personal information has occurred, Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada will amend the information as required.

If you have any questions, concerns, or problems regarding privacy, confidentiality or the handling of a request for information, please contact the Secretariat at the address listed above.