Privacy Breach

A privacy breach occurs when there is unauthorized and/or inappropriate access, collection, use, disclosure or disposal of personal information or personal health information.

The most common privacy breaches occur when personal information and/or personal health information of clients or employees is stolen, lost or mistakenly disclosed (shared).

Examples of privacy breaches are:

  • A document containing information about you is sent to the wrong fax machine, office or mailing address.
  • Unauthorized and/or inappropriate access occurs where by an individual who is not involved in your treatment or health care, accesses your information

If you have a concern or question about your privacy at Central Health please contact us.