Privacy Policy 

Evergreen Home for Special Care (EHSC) is committed to respecting the personal privacy of individuals who visit our web site.  All personal information collected is protected under law by the Canadian Privacy Act.  EHSC periodically reviews its privacy policy practice to ensure that the policies are up to date with federal, provincial and municipal standards.

This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices of EHSC Website.  More information about our Privacy Policy can be found by contacting the EHSC Privacy Policy Coordinator at:

Evergreen Home for Special Care c/o Privacy Policy Coordinator 655 Park Street, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 3V7

Information Collection and Use:  The EHSC Website does not automatically gather any specific personal information from the user.  We only obtain personal information from you if you supply it voluntarily.

All personal information that is collected or held by this organization is protected under the Privacy Act.  This act requires that we gain your consent before requesting any personal information from you.  The Privacy Act insures that you will be informed of the purpose for which the information is being collected, how you can exercise your right to access/view that information as well as what steps you can take to delete your personal information from our records.

EHSC will not rent, sell or otherwise release your personal information to anyone without your express written or oral permission.

Our service providers are not entitled, by law, to rent, sell or use, any personal information collected by our website.  However, we cannot make any representation about the adherence to these practices by these companies.

We use your personal information for the purposes of administering our programs and providing service.  Occasionally, we may use the information that we collect to notify you about changes to our website, new programs or special opportunities that may be of interest to you.

Your Privacy Preferences and Opting Out: EHSC will not use your personal information for a purpose other than the one stated when you provided your data.  To view your personal information or to have your name removed from any of our mailing lists or our Database, please call, email or write to the Privacy Coordinator of EHSC.  Please include your name, contact details and relevant information about your standing with our organization in your communication with us.

Access to and Accuracy of Your Personal Information: EHSC strives to keep your personal information accurate.  We will provide you with access to your information, including making reasonable effort to provide you with the opportunity to change your information.  To protect your identity we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your data.

Refusal of Access to Your Personal Information:

  • EHSC has the right to refuse your request for access to your personal information if:
  • The information is protected by solicitor-client privilege
  • Granting access would reveal confidential commercial information
  • Doing so would reasonably be expected to threaten the life or security of another individual
  • The information was collected for purposes related to the detection and prevention of fraud
  • The information was generated in the course of a formal dispute resolution process
  • The information would likely reveal personal information about another individual 

Links: This Website contains links to other sites.  Please be aware that EHSC is not responsible for the privacy practices of other Web sites.  The Privacy Policy of EHSC applies solely to information collected by EHSC.

Permission to Reproduce: Materials on this Website are produced or compiled by EHSC with the purpose of providing direct access to information about the activities and services offered by EHSC.

All information found on the EHSC website is the property of EHSC unless otherwise stated.  Coping this information in whole or in part for commercial redistribution is prohibited except with the prior written consent of EHSC.  All information on this website is protected under law by the Canadian Copy Right Act.

Security:  This Website takes every reasonable precaution to protect the information of the user.  EHSC makes every effort to insure the secure collection and transmission of personal user information; using accepted data collection methods as well as security methods.  However, the confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by EHSC.  EHSC shall not be responsible for any harm that the visitors or any person may suffer as a result of the breach of confidentiality in respect to the use of this site or any information transmitted to EHSC.

EHSC is committed to protecting the information that you provide us.  To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, we have in place appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information that we collect.

External Service Providers: In order to effectively operate our Website, EHSC uses service providers external to our organization.  Service providers are bound by contract with EHSC to protect personal information they receive in a manner consistent with the Privacy Policies of EHSC. 

Evaluation and Updates: EHSC will periodically review its privacy policies and practices to ensure that they are up to the standards of the Canadian Legal System and the International Standards Organization.