Collection of Personal Information
The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario collects personal information through the self-serve portal, documents submitted in the Application Packages and other forms and documents completed through the registration or reinstatement process under the general authority of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991; the Dental Hygiene Act, 1991; and the College’s bylaws. The College collects personal information for the purpose of assessing eligibility for registration or reinstatement including any appeals or reviews.
Upon registration or reinstatement with the College, the information becomes part of the registrant file with the College and may be used in the course of the College performing its regulatory role as outlined in the Regulated Health Professions Act. Personal information may also be used for aggregate statistical reporting and analysis within the College and externally (i.e. the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care).
For a more complete description of the College’s policies on the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, see the College’s Privacy Code and Retention and Safeguarding Policy on the College website.
Appropriate measures are taken to safeguard the confidentiality of the personal information provided.