Your privacy is important to us. As part of our ongoing efforts to protect your privacy and ensure the confidentiality of your information, we have implemented a privacy policy relating to the collection, use, disclosure and protection of personal information.


Center Dentaire St-Laurent is responsible for all personal information it holds.

We have appointed a Privacy Officer who is responsible for our compliance with federal and provincial privacy laws. While other staff may be responsible for the day-to-day collection and processing of your personal information, all staff are informed and trained on the importance of your privacy and how to handle your personal information.

We are responsible for the personal information in our possession or in our custody, including that which has been transferred to a third party for processing. We will use contractual means to ensure a high level of protection of any personal information processed by third parties.


We collect your personal information directly from you or an authorized person on your behalf. The types of personal health information we collect may include your name, date of birth, medical history, and care records provided to you. We collect this information in order to provide healthcare to you.


We will identify the purpose for which personal information is collected before or at the time of collection.

We may collect, use or disclose your personal information for the following purposes:

– To plan and provide dental treatment and care.

– ensure the follow-up of treatment, care and billing

– obtain payment for the services provided (by you, your private insurer or other payers)

– manage patient accounts

– ensure the continuous training of our staff

– Carry out quality improvement activities

– Carry out risk management activities

– Compile statistics

– Conduct research to improve our services

– Comply with our legal and regulatory obligations

– for other purposes authorized by law.

We will only collect, use, and disclose personal information that is necessary to fulfill those purposes. When you sign a patient consent form, you are deemed to agree to our privacy policy regarding the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information.

If your personal information is used or disclosed for purposes that have not been previously identified, we will make reasonable efforts to identify the new purpose prior to its use or disclosure. We will also obtain your consent before using or disclosing your personal information for these new purposes. If you are not sure why we are collecting information, please contact us to request it.


Your personal information will only be collected, used or disclosed with your knowledge and with your express consent, except in emergencies and other occasions permitted or required by law. Once your consent is obtained, we will no longer seek it unless the use, purpose or disclosure changes.

Where your personal information can be used for previously unidentified purposes, your consent may be requested after the information is collected but not before its use.

With few exceptions, a parent or legal guardian can give consent on behalf of a child under the age of 16.

You can withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. Please contact us to refuse or withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information.


We limit the collection of personal information to the amount and type of information necessary for the purposes we identify. All information is collected by fair and lawful means.


Your personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, unless you expressly consent to it or the law allows it.

Personal information may be processed, used, stored or accessed in other countries and may be subject to the laws of those countries. We will use contractual means to ensure a high level of protection of personal information to which third parties have access or that they process.

We will only keep your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. We limit the use of your personal information, and it is not disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your consent or as required by law.

When your personal information is no longer necessary to achieve the objectives set. They will be destroyed, erased or made anonymous.


We strive to keep all personal information under our control accurate, complete, and as up-to-date as necessary for the purposes for which it is used. If any information needs to be updated, we will endeavor to update our records and notify those with access to that information of such changes.

If your personal information changes or if you believe that the personal information under our control is inaccurate, please contact us to have this information updated or corrected.


We protect all information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, modification, copying or disclosure. When we no longer need your personal information, we take the necessary precautions to destroy it, just as we do when storing it.

Depending on the format in which your personal information is collected, security measures may include physical precautions such as locking filing cabinets, restricting access to filing cabinets, desks and files, organizational measures such as limiting need-to-know access; and technological measures such as passwords and encryption.


We are open and honest at all times, providing you with specific information about our policies and practices regarding the management of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.


You have the right to know what personal information about you we have and to whom we have disclosed it. Upon written request and with reasonable notice, we will provide you with access to the personal information we have in our possession, how it has been used and to any disclosure to third parties. We may ask you to provide us with additional information that will help us report on the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information.


You have the right to challenge our compliance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector. We have procedures in place for inquiries and complaints and will take appropriate steps to correct the policies and practices relating to the handling of personal information. test123


By accessing or using our website, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy. If you do not consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy, please do not access our website or provide us with personal information.

We regularly make changes to our privacy policy. If you continue to access our website after the posting of changes to this privacy policy, it means that you accept and consent to be bound by those changes. Please check this page periodically for any revisions.


Automatic collection

We may automatically receive certain information when you interact with our website. This is information such as the type of web browser you are using, your operating system, your IP address and the domain name of the website from which you visited us.

Depending on your browser settings, we may store information on your computer in the form of a “cookie”. Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your computer that allow us to recognize your computer when you return to our website. We may also use cookies to deliver content or save information (such as your password so that you do not have to re-enter it on your next visit). You can deactivate your cookies using the functions of your web browser; however, this may prevent you from making full use of some or all of the functions of our website.

Information you provide to us

We may collect personal information from you, such as your name, email address and telephone number when you visit our website and contact us with a question or a concern.

We do not sell, rent or lend any information.

In order to maintain data accuracy, prevent unauthorized access and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online. . Unfortunately, data transmitted over the Internet cannot be 100% secure. As we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to us, you transmit it to us at your own risk.

Contact information

If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to make a complaint about our privacy practices, please contact our affiliate:

Privacy Officer

Smiles First Corporation

91 Granton Dr

Richmond Hill, Ontario

L4B 2N5


Please note that in order for our affiliate to fulfill its responsibilities to us, your personal information may be collected, used and disclosed to our affiliate.

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