Privacy Policy

Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. has always been committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of the personal information of our clients, swimmers, students and staff. Recently, the Government passed legislation to ensure the privacy of all individuals. In order to properly service, meet the needs of and ensure the safety of our swimmers and students, we must collect certain personal information about them and their families. We do this on our swim application form and other such forms. The following is a summary of Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc.’s privacy policy:

  • All of the information gathered from the above forms, as well as information gathered from telephone or personal conversations, is stored in our files, which are secured in our locked offices and processed in a secure database with access controls.
  • Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. uses this information for the care of our swimmers and staff, as well as for statistical analysis and program development for the swim school.
  • We collect personal and medical information with your full consent. Your signature on all forms acknowledges your consent.
  • We limit the collection of information only to that data which is necessary to assist us in providing for a safe and professionally run swimming program.
  • We give information ONLY to those who are directly involved in providing a service to your child or you, or as required by law.
  • We do not sell or rent your family information to any company, person or organization. Even when asked for any personal information of a Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. family by other Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. families, we will not provide them with any information without first asking for consent from the family about which the information was requested.
  • When information is given to a service provider employed by Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc., we have made certain that the service provider and its employees have a Privacy Policy that prevents them from using the information for any other purpose that that for which they were hired.
  • We will retain your information to enable us to communicate with you in the future and to contact you when we feel we have new and exciting information or programs that may be of interest to you.
  • We retain and keep paper and related information required by government legislation for 7-18 years, under lock and key.
  • We strive to ensure accuracy of information in the best interest of the swimmers and staff.
  • We depend on Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. families and staff to update any personal or medical information that may change.
  • We will share our privacy policy through mailings and on our web site.
  • Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. families are welcome to review their personal information.
  • We welcome any questions and concerns in review of our policy. Please call our Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. office to speak with our privacy officer, Diane Warren.
  • By this date, you have already entrusted Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. with a large amount of personal information about your family and your swimmers. Unless you have a concern and contact Diane Warren, our Privacy Officer will assume that you understand that we can collect, use, disclose as necessary and store information as set out in our Privacy Policy above.
  • If you do not accept our Privacy Policy and decline to allow us to use your personal information or that of your swimmer, or student, Lynne Patch Aquatics Inc. may not be able to provide the care and services to make your child safe in our setting and we will need to discuss the status of your application for your swimmer and/or student.