Terms & Legal
Validity Counselling takes your privacy seriously.
The relationship between a client and a counsellor is protected by law. Information can’t be disclosed without written consent, except in the following situations:
The counsellor suspects there is a child or elder in need of protection, in which case the therapist is required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities,
The counsellor suspects the client is in danger of seriously harming themselves or has threatened to seriously harm another person,
If a client’s records are subpoenaed by a court of law,
If a third-party payor requires a report, in which case you will be informed prior to the start of services.
The employees privacy is protected when using the Employee and Family Assistance Program. Employers are only given statistical reports three times a year. No identifying information about clients is included.
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To the extent an online form or an e-mail submitted by a user contains personal information, we will only use such personal information to the extent it is necessary to respond to any comment or question from such user. We will limit access to such personal information and will keep such personal information in a secure system. Although most online forms and e-mail messages submitted by users are deleted after we respond, in certain cases hard copies or data extracts may be kept on file. Any such copy or any such information, to the extent it is personal, will also be stored in a secure location.
Validity Counselling tracks information regarding each visit to our website such as which pages are visited most often, how long a visitor spends on our site if they experience any errors while visiting, and other information that does not personally identify you but that helps us deliver a more informative and interesting online experience. We deliver requested email communications to permission email lists only (opt-in) and ensure that an unsubscribe option is always allowed with every communication for easy opt-out. We support the ‘spam-free’ universe concept and hope we can do our part to see it happen one day.
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