Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Home Care Ontario respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. We take great measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information on this site.

Terms of Use

www.homecareontario.ca is a web-based information resource provided by Home Care Ontario.  Visitors to the site accept the conditions set out below.

Use of Personal Information

The Home Care Ontario website does not automatically gather any specific personal information. Personal information can only be obtained if supplied by you through an email or registering in a secure portion of the site. All personal information supplied will remain within our organization and will not be shared with any external entity unless prior permission is given. Your personal information will not be sold, distributed or published in any manner whatsoever.

Information on individual visitors is used by Home Care Ontario staffs that need to know the information in order to respond to your request or to ensure the security of this system. We only share the information you give us with a member agency if your inquiry asks us to do so.  We do not use the information to create individual profiles, nor do we disclose this information to anyone outside of our organization.

Digital Markers

The Home Care Ontario website uses sessional digital markers (such as cookies) to all the site to recognize a visitor who has previously accessed the site; verify and authenticate your right to be in privileged areas of this site; and, track the content viewed on which helps administrators ensure that visits find what they are seeking.

Web Analytics

www.homecareontario.ca uses Google Analytics and log file analysis to understand how the site is used.  The following information is collected and used for web analytics:

  • The originating IP address
  • The date and time of the request
  • The type of browser used
  • The page(s) visited
  • Referral website

If you wish, you may opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics by disabling or refusing the cookies; by disabling JavaScript within your browser; or by using the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On. Disabling Google Analytics or JavaScript will still permit you to access comparable information or services from our websites. However, if you disable your session cookie option, you will still be able to access our public website, but you might have difficulties accessing any secure services.

Disclaimer

Home Care Ontario does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the operation, quality or functionality of the site. Access to the site may be interrupted, restricted or delayed for any reason.

Home Care Ontario also does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the content of the material appearing on the site, its accuracy, completeness, timelessness or fitness for any particular purpose.
To the full extent permissible by law, Home Care Ontario disclaims all responsibility for any damages or losses (including, without limitation, financial loss, damages for loss in business projects, loss of profits or other consequential losses) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use the site or any material appearing on www.homecareontario.ca or from any action or decision taken as a result of using www.homecareontario.ca or any such material.

www.homecareontario.ca contains links to external sites. Home Care Ontario is not responsible for and has no control over the content of such sites. Information on www.homecareontario.ca, or available via hypertext link from www.homecareontario.ca, is made available without responsibility on the part of Home Care Ontario. Home Care Ontario disclaims all responsibility and liability (including for negligence) in relation to information on or accessible from www.homecareontario.ca.

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