Who we are
Our website address is: https://resourcefulmearttherapy.ca. Resourceful Me Art Therapy is a private practice art therapy business providing in-person art therapy services. Our website provides information about our services.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When you visit our website:
Please be advised that our website may use “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also help us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
When you use the contact forms embedded in our site to contact us, we collect your name and your email address. This information is collected so that we can get back to you regarding your question or request.
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.
Although every effort is made to protect your personal information, communication over the internet may not be secure and its confidentiality cannot be guaranteed. Please consider this when choosing to contact us via email or contact forms. If you prefer, you can call the office directly instead.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Embedded Content from other Websites
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as your name and email address), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only team members who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contact from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
When you seek in-person services:
Limits to Confidentiality
There are rare but significant times when psychotherapists are legally and ethically required to break confidentiality.
In such circumstances we only disclose the minimum amount of information necessary to meet legal and ethical guidelines. If this occurs, and it is safe for me to do so, I will inform you of any breaches of your family’s confidentiality as soon as possible.
Below are situations in which I am required to release information to a necessary entity:
- I am legally obligated to share information with a third party when I have concerns that an individual is at risk of seriously harming themselves or someone else.
- I am legally obligated to report actual or suspected cases of child abuse (including neglect or physical, emotional or sexual abuse) for any child under the age of 18 to the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) or for any dependent/elder adult.
- I am legally obligated to report sexual abuse by a regulated health care professional (to the regulating body of that professional).
- I am legally obligated to comply with provincial and federal legal requests/subpoenas for client information.
Resourceful Me Art Therapy is committed to collecting, using, and disclosing personal information responsibly and only to the extent necessary for the services we provide. We will not release or share your personal information without your knowledge or written permission (excluding the situations listed above).