BORN Ontario is a prescribed registry under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA). As a registry, BORN is afforded the authority to collect, use and disclose personal health information without consent for the purpose of facilitating or improving the provision of healthcare. This special authority requires BORN to develop and adhere to rigorous privacy policies that have been reviewed and approved by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.

BORN Ontario is proud to be a trusted steward of personal health information. The materials in this section of our website explain our responsibilities and demonstrate how our privacy program works to protect the information in our custody.

If you have questions or concerns about the BORN Ontario privacy program, please contact our BORN Ontario Privacy Officer:

BORN Ontario Privacy Officer

BORN Ontario
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