Pharmocracy.com is committed to meeting or exceeding the privacy standards established by Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. As part of this commitment, we have followed the Ten Privacy Principles described in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act to govern our actions as they relate to the use of personal information. The Ten Privacy Principles are as follows:
The guidelines below set forth the principles we use in gathering, using, maintaining and protection personal information you provide us.
THE TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Pharmocracy.com gathers and uses any information that is necessary for fulfilling your orders for our products and services. It typically includes the following personal information:
name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone numbers, occupation, employment status, referral source, the name of your primary physician and his or her contact information, age, height, weight, sex, date of birth, the existence and types of drug allergies, medications requested, family medical history information, your personal medical history information, details of your existing medications, credit card information, including card type and number, expiry date and name of card holder, prescription information;
We may collect anonymous/non-personal information. Anonymous/non-personal information is information that cannot be associated with or traced back to a specific individual or business entity.
THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use your personal information to communicate with you, enhance your visit to our site, process orders and effectively provide the products and services you have requested. We provide your personal information to a Canadian physician to review and approve your prescription.
We may use personal information to offer additional products and services sold by Pharmocracy.com. In the event of a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Pharmocracy.com, records containing personal information may be transferred to the purchaser. We will not furnish personal information to an outside organization for its use in marketing or solicitation, without your prior consent.
We only use personal information for the purposes that we have disclosed to you. If for any reason your information is required to fulfill a different purpose, we will notify you and ask you for your consent before we proceed.
We use current technologies and maintain security standards to ensure that your personal information is protected against unauthorized access, disclosure, inappropriate alteration or misuse. All safety and security measures are also appropriate to the sensitivity level of your information. Electronic client files are kept in a secured environment with restricted access. Paper-based files are stored in restricted access areas.
We manage our server environment appropriately and our firewall infrastructure is strictly adhered to. Our security practices are reviewed periodically and we employ current technologies to assist us in protecting the confidentiality and privacy of your information.
In the course of daily operations, we attempt to restrict access to personal information to authorized employees who have a legitimate business purpose and reason for accessing it. As a condition of their employment, all employees of Pharmocracy.com are required to abide by the privacy standards we have established and to follow all applicable laws and regulations. Unauthorized access to and/or disclosure of client information by an employee of Pharmocracy.com is strictly prohibited. All employees are expected to maintain the confidentiality of personal information at all times and failing to do so will result in appropriate disciplinary measures, which may include dismissal.
ACCESSING & AMENDING YOUR INFORMATION
Decisions are often made based on the information we have. Therefore, it is important that your personal information is accurate and complete. As a customer, you have the right to access, verify and amend the information held in your personal and financial files.
To help us keep your personal information up-to-date, we encourage you to amend inaccuracies and make corrections as often as necessary. Despite our efforts, errors sometimes do occur. Should you identify any incorrect or out-of-date information in your file(s), we will make the proper changes and provide you with a copy of the corrected information. Where appropriate, we will communicate these changes to other parties who may have unintentionally received incorrect information from us.