Terms and Conditions


The Provincial Data Lab at the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information (NLCHI) maintains this website to help you obtain information about the Provincial Data Lab. The Provincial Data Lab includes a provincial data repository and a secure, virtual environment that allows data users to interact with health data and information. NLCHI is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals and organizations who visit this website in compliance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPPA). For more information on NLCHI’s commitment to privacy please visit our website and refer to the Provincial Data Lab Privacy Policy.

To provide you with the best user experience, our web server automatically collects and saves a limited amount of information concerning your visit. The information automatically collected is not personal information and does not link to individuals. This information includes:

  • IP address (for geolocation only) and resulting data is anonymous
  • Screen resolution
  • Device type
  • Operating system
  • Browser type and version
  • Pages visited
  • Session length
  • Date and time visited


Definition of Personal Information

Personal information means recorded information about you as an identifiable individual but is not limited to contact information (email address, phone number, name, age, and gender).  To the extent that information is collected or provided through the website and can be used to identify an individual, we will treat it as confidential.


Collection and Use of Personal Information

The only identifiable personal information collected by this website is information you give voluntarily (e.g., submitting your contact information in relation to your interest in using the Provincial Data Lab or a general inquiry). NLCHI considers the personal information you provide through this website as confidential. This information is collected in compliance with the ATIPPA and will only be used by authorized staff to fulfill the purpose for which it was originally collected, or for a use consistent with that purpose unless you expressly consent otherwise. This information is not disclosed to other public bodies or individuals except as authorized by the ATIPPA.

If you choose not to use the Internet to provide personal information through this website, you may contact NLCHI via telephone, fax, mail, or in person.



Section 36 of the ATIPPA states that government bodies shall protect personal information by making reasonable security arrangements against such risks as unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure or disposal. Security measures are integrated into the design, implementation and daily operating practices as part of NLCHI’s ongoing commitment to protecting your personal information.


Use of Provincial Data Lab

All users of the Provincial Data Lab will be required to sign a Terms of Use agreement indicating their commitment to using the Provincial Data Lab in an appropriate manner and in accordance with the provisions of that agreement. For further information contact inforequests@nlchi.nl.ca or 709-752-6000

Users that are custodians under the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) remain accountable for the personal information and personal health information in their custody or control.


Links to other websites

This website may include links to websites operated by other public and/or private sector organizations. NLCHI is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external websites.



A cookie is a small text file placed on your hard drive (with your permission) by a web page server. Cookies are used on this website to identify return visits to a web page but are not used to collect statistical or personal information. You may change the settings on your web browser to deny cookies or warn you of the deposit of cookies.


Contact Information

Please direct any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions privacy@nlchi.nl.ca