Privacy Statement

"Change Your Mind... Change Your Life"

Hypnotherapist providing services in Barrie, Cookstown, Collingwood, Orillia, Alliston, Toronto, and Area

Personal Information Protection Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

The information that Barrie Hypnosis Centre (BHC) collects on its customers include name, address and phone numbers, gender, age, birthdate, history, business description, marital status number of children, email, personal information pertaining to their particular situation.

  1. Accountability. The privacy officer of BHC is the owner and sole proprietor, Janet Marvin. The responsibility of the privacy officer is to respond to enquiries, complaints, update information, understanding the legislation.
  2. Purpose. Information is gathered from clients for the following purposes: To provide appropriate hypnotic sessions; to generate an invoice; to be able to contact the individual for upcoming appointments; and/or to provide follow up services when appropriate and requested.
  3. Consent: Consent is obtained from each individual client by giving them a form that they sign at the time of their first appointment.
  4. Limit: All information received is pertinent and unnecessary information is not obtained.
  5. Limit Use, Disclosure & Retention: Information gathered is retained in hard copies and locked in a file cabinet when not in use in a home-based office. Janet Marvin has access to information gathered. Information will be destroyed by way of shredding after ten (10) years or upon request of the client.
  6. Accuracy: Information is gathered by the client filling in the form and by way of verbal communication with Janet Marvin.
  7. Appropriate Safeguards: The hard copies are stored in a locked filing cabinet in the home office of BHC and are locked when not in use. Only Janet Marvin has access to the information and no unauthorized parties can access information.
  8. Transparency: The privacy policy of BHC is published on the website at It is also filed electronically on her computer and in hard copy in her filing system.
  9. Access: Any client can request information through email or telephone directed to Janet Marvin at 4 Hubbert Crescent, Barrie, L4N 9M5 or (705) 722-3195 or The information will be confirmed within reasonable time, no longer than ten working days.
  10. Recourse: To find resolution to a complaint approach first the privacy officer of BHC namely Janet Marvin. Should that prove unsatisfactory, individuals can contact the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, 112 Kent St., Ottawa, K1A 1H3.
  11. Barrie Hypnosis Centre Updated July 2009
  12. Disclaimer - there's no guarantee of specific results and that the results can vary.