Sex Therapy, Intimacy Counselling, Sexuality Education

Privacy, Confidentiality and Security

Confidentiality and Limits of Confidentiality

Dr. Reece Malone and associates of Dr. Reece Malone offer private and confidential services and will not release any personal information to anyone unless accompanied by a written consent form or by a court order. Discussion of client information in a manner that may reveal a client’s identity must take place only on a “need to communicate” basis. All notes, records, and communications are kept secure.

Data may be gathered for statistical requirements or educational purposes but will be collected and shared in a non-identifying manner.

There are some limitations to confidentiality. Under certain circumstances, Sexuality Consultants and Support Services Manitoba, Inc. will be in a position in which staff cannot safeguard confidentiality. These circumstances include:

  1. Electronic communications such as email or third party video communications and conferencing.
  2. By law, disclosures of child abuse (or vulnerable adult) in which a child (or vulnerable adult) has been harmed, or is at risk to be harmed will be reported to Child and Family Services or appropriate authorities.
  3. If you report a serious threat to harm yourself, or another person, Dr. Reece Malone and his associates must respond by contacting emergency services in order to ensure individual safety.
  4. Emergency situations such as a medical crisis.

Website and Internet Security

Dr. Reece Malone does not systematically collect any information about the identity of individuals searching the website. Statistical information through a log file is collected which indicates which pages were visited and frequently of visited pages which is analyzed to help develop content that responds to the interests of site visitors.

The search feature, which is hosted by Google (www.google.com), uses “Web cookies”. The Web cookie is a simple piece of text sent to your browser by Google, not reecemalone.com. It is not a virus, nor is it spyware. If you wish, you can choose to not accept the Web cookie from Google and the search feature will still function.

From time to time may be invited to complete a survey about the services offered. If you identify yourself in these communications, Dr. Reece Malone will never use your words in testimonials that identify you without your explicit prior permission.

Information submitted by clients on a voluntary basis helps evaluate services. Information provided by visitors to www.reecemalone.com is only used as needed to fulfill the stated purpose of their requests.

Dr. Reece Malone does not disclose, give or sell any personal information about clients or visitors to the site.

As you know, Internet technology develops rapidly, requiring policies such as this one to be flexible and responsive to change. Consequently, any changes to this privacy policy will be posted and explained as soon as they go into effect. While all possible steps to ensure that your information does not have unauthorized access, use or disclosure, Sexuality Consultants and Support Services Manitoba, Inc. cannot guarantee 100% security.

Dr. Reece Malone, nor his affiliates are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of the Web sites to which it may link.