The Ministry of Health is the executive sponsor of Ontario’s Ontario Health Data Platform.
- The only personal information that we collect from your visit is what you voluntarily provide to us for specific purposes.
- Our website analytics only use non-identifiable data.
- We do not share data about your visit with third parties except to report malicious attacks or as required by law.
- We do not allow third parties to trace you with the exception of embedded Google Search.
The only personal information that we collect from your visit is what you voluntarily provide to us for specific purposes, such as to ask questions, provide feedback, submit an Ontario Health Data Platform Registration Form located on the researcher support page or subscribe to our communications.
The Ministry of Health only collects personal information that is necessary for the administration of a lawfully authorized purpose, in accordance with section 38(2) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). At the time of collection, you will be informed of the specific purpose for what is being collected.
All visitors to the Ontario Health Data Platform website are able to set individualized preferences through their personal web browser to block cookies or remove them after visiting the website. Visitors who choose to deny or remove cookies will still be able to access information on the website.
How We Use Your Data
Our website analytics only uses non-identifiable data. We analyze website usage data strictly for internal purposes.
The Ministry of Health collects and analyzes website usage data strictly for internal purposes. We do not sell, rent, exchange, or otherwise disclose any information that we collect about our website visitors to third parties, except in the case of a malicious attack or as required by law
For further information about information collected when you visit the website, or to inquire about your privacy as it pertains to the Ontario Health Data Platform website or communications, contact the Ontario Health Data Platform Privacy Officer. To change your information or remove your name from the Ontario Health Data Platform mailing list, contact Ontario Health Data Platform Communications.
Last updated: December 1, 2021