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Privacy Policy

Effective January 20th, 2022.

Our Commitment

Praxis Spinal Cord Institute (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates Ambulation (the “Website”) at This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Website. We are fully committed to protecting the privacy of all users of the Website. We value your trust and understand that upholding this trust requires us to be transparent and accountable as to how we use any personal information you provide to us. We created this privacy statement to document our fundamental respect of our users' right to privacy and to guide our relationships with our users.

This Website operates in multiple jurisdictions to achieve its mandate, and in doing so, the Website is compliant with Canadian legislative requirements, international data protection standards, and privacy best practices. The main purpose of these regulations is to govern the collection, use and disclosure of personal information and personal health information by organizations in a manner that recognizes both the right of individuals to protect their personal information and the need of organizations to collect, use or disclose personal information for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.

Use of this Website and the content is at your own risk and neither Praxis nor its subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensees, suppliers, or successors have any responsibility or liability whatsoever for your use of this Website. We make no representations, warranties, or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. In no event shall Praxis or its subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensees, suppliers, or successors be liable to you or any other entity for any direct, special, consequential, incidental, or indirect damages, liabilities, losses (including lost profits), costs (including legal fees and disbursements), expenses, claims, fines, penalties, demands, suits, actions, proceedings, or judgments, however caused, on any theory of liability, and notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose.

By using this website, you signify your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with this statement.

What is Personal Information/Personal Health Information?

Personal information is information about an identifiable individual such as someone’s name, home address, home phone number, personal email address, social insurance number, gender, income or family status. Personal health information is identifying information that relates to the provision of health care to the individual. It can include patient survey data, patient reported outcomes, and abstracted health information. Personal identifying information such as your postal code and IP address is not retained, stored or shared by the Website. The only information the Website will collect are email addresses from those who wish to be notified of future projects or health calculators. These email addresses will be kept until the user unsubscribe newsletter or until this email list is deactivated, at which point this information will be destroyed. No other personal identifying information is collected or stored by the Website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser and/or from the Internet browser onto the user’s computer system or mobile device browser for statistical purposes. Cookies do not damage your computer and they contain no viruses. Cookies identify the number of visitors to different sections of the website, visitors’ browser types, time and length of visits. They do not collect other personal information about our visitors.

Website analytics

This Website uses third-party cookies from vendors such as Google Analytics to analyze and track users' use of the Website. The use of cookies is intended to improve and enhance the experience of users by understanding our visitors’ preferences and measure website activity. We may also use the aggregated non-personal analytic or survey data for promotion of the Website. By accessing the Website, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to view their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer any personal information to these third-party vendors. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, however, users can be notified when this happens, or prevent it from occurring, by setting the appropriate browser selections.

Links to Other Websites

This Website contains links to other websites that may be of interest to the visitor of our Website. By providing these linkages, this Website is not responsible for the privacy practices, content, transactions, and functioning of these sites. Users submitting information to these third-party websites should review the privacy policies of these sites before providing them with any personally identifiable information.

Policy Updates and Changes

We review our privacy practices regularly and every two years. As a result, changes to this privacy policy may be made from time to time. The most current policy can be accessed on our Website or by contacting Ambulation. If you have any questions or concerns about our information handling practices, you may contact us at Praxis Spinal Cord Institute.