Policies & Procedures

Kidz Kare has a number of policies and procedures in place which govern our day-to-day operations. Below you will find our publicly available policies, but if there is information you require that is not included in the below policies, please contact us with your specific request.

Privacy Act: Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Privacy of your personal information is an important part in providing quality care. We understand the importance of protecting your personal information. We are committed to collecting, using and disclosing your personal information in a responsible manner.

All staff members who come into contact with your personal information are aware of the sensitive nature of the information that you have disclosed. They are trained in appropriate uses and protection of your information.

Guidelines for collection of information:

  • Only necessary information be collected
  • Information is only shared with your consent
  • Storage, retention and destruction of your personal information complies with existing legislation and privacy protection protocols
  • Our privacy protocols comply with privacy legislation
  • Your personal information will never be sold to external companies for any marketing or solicitation purposes

Please do not hesitate to discuss any of our policies with the Kidz Kare Supervisor.

How our Office Collects, Uses and Discloses Personal Information

Kidz Kare understands the importance of protecting your personal information. The following outlines how we will implement the collection and use of your information:

Our offices will collect, use and disclose information about you/your child for the following purposes:

  • to deliver safe and ensure continuous quality child care
  • to enable us to contact you
  • to assess your child’s health needs
  • establish and maintain communication with you
  • to communicate with other services in regards to your child’s care
  • to provide care and bill for the service provided
  • to process payment of services provided and to collect unpaid accounts
  • for the purpose of providing income tax statements
  • to comply with the legal requirements of the Child Care and Early Years Act, Ministry of Child and Youth Services and Toronto Children’s Services, Toronto Public Health
  • for the purposes of an audit of Kidz Kare
  • for attendance purposes and accountability
  • to comply with the general law

By signing the Kidz Kare Service Agreement, you have agreed provide us the ability to collect, use and/or disclose your information for the purposes that are listed. If at some point another use of your information is required we will seek your approval.