Canada is experiencing a public health crisis related to the alarming number of cases of opioid poisoning, warranting a concerted effort from various members of the healthcare community to help make a difference.1
Apparent opioid toxicity deaths
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reports that over 26,690 apparent opioid toxicity deaths occurred between January 2016 and September 2021 in Canada.2
The Overdose and Prevention Engagement Network (OPEN) was created with the purpose of bringing together people who could share best practices and adapt existing ones and continue to search for solutions.
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Effective Date: December 3, 2020
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How We Protect Your Personal Data
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International Transfers of Your Personal Data
Your personal information may be collected, transferred to and stored by us in the United States and by our affiliates in other countries where we operate.
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Depending on where you live, you are entitled, in accordance with applicable law, to object to or request restriction of processing of your Personal Data, and to request access to, rectification, erasure, or deletion of your Personal Data. To exercise your rights, please contact using the contact details listed in the section below in How to Contact Us. Once we receive your request, we may verify it by requesting information sufficient to confirm your identity.
If you are aware of changes or inaccuracies in your Personal Data, you should inform us of such changes or inaccuracies so that the Personal Data may be updated or corrected.
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Do-Not-Track Signals and Similar Mechanisms – Some mobile and web browsers transmit “do-not-track” signals. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be transmitted, or whether they even are aware of them. We currently do not take action in response to these signals.
How to Contact Us
If you would like learn more about our processing operations and our commitment to this Privacy Notice or have questions regarding your Personal Data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also contact us at:
Attention: Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
c/o 400 Professional Drive, Suite 400
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
If you live in Canada and Emergent is unable to resolve your concerns to your satisfaction, you may contact the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
We may update this Privacy Notice to reflect changes in our practices and service offerings. If we modify our Privacy Notice, we will update the “Effective Date” and such changes will be effective upon posting.
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