Breakaway Community Services is committed to meeting the highest standard of ethics with respect to the collection, use, security and disclosure of personal information or personal health information of clients, employees, consultants, volunteers, donors, website users and business associates. Breakaway is committed to meeting the privacy standards established by relevant legislation, including the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).
Breakaway recognizes that responsible and professional service delivery is based on trust, respect, sensitivity and a high code of ethical practice. Personal information, which is any information that can be used to identify or contact a specific individual, is kept in confidence. Breakaway has safeguards to ensure that personal information is not shared within the agency beyond what is necessary to achieve the purpose for which the information was obtained. We also ensure the safeguarding of personal information to prevent it from being lost or destroyed.
As part of our commitment to privacy, we regularly review our privacy practices and update our policies.