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NuMind Health Privacy Commitment

Effective as of May 1, 2023

We are passionate about the protection of your Personal Information and Personal Health Information and committed to respecting your privacy.

NuMind Health policy to protect your privacy

By accessing or using NuMind Health Services, you understand that your information will be treated in accordance with this NuMind Health Privacy Commitment (“Privacy Commitment”). Our Privacy Commitment and practices are consistent with the principles of Privacy by Design in the development and review of our products and services.
If you do not want us to collect, use or disclose your Personal Information or Personal Health Information in the ways identified in this Privacy Commitment, you may choose not to use NuMind Health Services.

Definitions

The following definitions apply to this Privacy Commitment.

You – An individual who uses, or registers to use, our Services.

Medical Record – A record of your Personal Health Information. This may include but is not limited to:

    1. the name(s) of your Healthcare Practitioner(s) at each visit;
    2. patient identification (i.e., name, address, phone number, personal health number, contact person in case of emergencies) and a medical history;
    3. any photos you upload for use by your Healthcare Practitioner
    4. records of examinations carried out by Healthcare Practitioners and clinical notes for each patient encounter;
    5. requisitions for treatment or investigation;
    6. consents to treatment obtained in writing;
    7. records of treatment you receive from Healthcare Practitioners through our Services;
    8. reports of investigative procedures and reports of the results of laboratory, pathology, consultations, diagnostic imaging examinations or tests;
    9. diagnoses; and
    10. a record of missed and/or canceled appointments.

 

Your Medical Record excludes your NuMind Health account profile.

Healthcare Practitioners – Practitioners that provide or assist in the provision of healthcare through our Services, which may include physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, dietitians, and mental health therapists.

Personal Health Information – Any Personal Information regulated under applicable health privacy legislation in the countries in which we operate, including information that relates to an individual’s physical or mental health and healthcare including health history, the provision of healthcare to the individual, payments or eligibility for healthcare, healthcare provider, substitute decision-maker, health card number or other healthcare-related personal identification numbers, or any other information that is collected in the course of providing health services to the individual, including information contained in your Medical Record.

Personal Information – Any information about an identifiable individual, other than business contact information used to contact the individual in their business or professional capacity.

Personal Information does not include de-identified or aggregated information that cannot reasonably be associated with a specific individual.

Services – The NuMind Health website NuMindHealth.com and our physical clinics.

NuMind Health – In this Privacy Commitment, the words “we”, “us”, “our” or “NuMind” refer to NuMind Health Inc.

Accountability

NuMind Health has overall responsibility for protecting the privacy of your Medical Records and other Personal Information and we are directly accountable to you.

Consent

When you access or use our Services, you consent to our collection, use, disclosure, and storage of your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Commitment.‬‬‬‬‬‬

You can withdraw your consent at any time, subject to limited restrictions.‬‬

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect only the Personal Information required for us to establish and maintain a responsible healthcare and service relationship with you, to provide our Services, and to develop, enhance or market our products and services (including to send you relevant information about products and services that may be of interest to you) and to maintain and improve the security and functionality of the NuMind Health website.‬

We collect Personal Information to set up an account for you so that you can access and use the NuMind health-related services, including:

  • Consultations with Healthcare Practitioners, virtually or in person
  • NuMind Health Wellness Academy’s
  • NuMind Health Retreats

 

We also collect other information from you as you use our Services:

  • Website and device information
  • Cookies
  • Payment information or healthcare number
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We may use Personal Information to send you relevant marketing messages. You can opt out of receiving them at any time.

Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information

For continuity of care purposes, we may share Personal Information among your Healthcare Practitioners and others who assist in the provision of healthcare to you.

We will not disclose your Personal Information for any purpose other than what has been outlined in this Privacy Commitment or as permitted under applicable law unless we obtain your express consent. We disclose only the limited amount of Personal Information necessary to meet these purposes.
We do not sell your Personal Information to any third parties.

We may share your Personal Information with our service providers who are contracted to perform services or functions on our behalf where they require the information to assist us in serving you. We use contractual controls to protect this information and limit its use to what is necessary for the service provider to perform the service.

Access, Corrections, and Accuracy of your Personal Information

You can request access to or correction of your Personal Information by contacting us at Info@NuMindHealth.com
We rely on you to keep your Personal Information up-to-date and accurate so that we can serve you.

Storage and Location of your Personal Information

Your Personal Information, including your Medical Record for consultations conducted cannot be accessed from outside The Bahamas and/or Canada, with only a few limited exceptions.

Your Personal Information, including your Medical Record for consultations conducted in the United States, is stored in the United States and cannot be accessed from outside the United States, with only a few limited exceptions.

Retention

We retain Personal Information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Privacy Commitment or as required to meet legal or regulatory requirements.
Personal Information that forms part of your Medical Record must be retained for a period of time mandated by law.

Questions, Complaints, and Contact

You can always reach us at Info@NuMindHealth.com if you have privacy questions, concerns or complaints.

Jennifer Jordan, Esq.

Board Member

Ms. Jennifer Jordan is the visionary force behind NuMind’s journey toward healthcare innovation. As the Co-Founder of JVX, Ms. Jordan epitomizes leadership in healthcare regulatory and compliance matters, ensuring our organization navigates complex landscapes with confidence and integrity. With a focus on responsible innovation, Ms. Jordan’s strategic counsel shapes our future, empowering us to reshape healthcare delivery and utilization. Her unparalleled expertise extends to governance, privacy, security, operations, and data protection, guiding us through regulatory requirements with precision. Jennifer’s credentials align with our core values of operationalizing solely in legalized jurisdictions, such as The Bahamas, and ensure that our endeavors are conducted with the highest standards of legal compliance and ethical integrity. With Ms. Jordan at the helm, NuMind is poised to pioneer transformative solutions, driving us toward a healthier, more dynamic future in healthcare.

DR. TRACY SCOTT, MSN ED., Ph.D.

Director of Aftercare & Retreats

Dr. Scott has an undergraduate degree from Syracuse University, a master’s degree in nursing education from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Ph.D. in Nutri-genomics. She has more than 10 years of experience with plant medicines. She advocates for ongoing research associated with the powerful emotional and physical healing breakthroughs brought about through plant medicine. Dr. Scott has extensive experience with Iboga ceremonies and continues to be devoted to the global expansion of plant-based medicine treatments for mental health and wellness.

PETER DOUGLAS

COO | Co-Founder

Mr. Douglas possesses a vast amount of experience in the field of international management consulting. He has successfully worked in countries such as Canada, the USA, Colombia, and Croatia. Moreover, his expertise in Corporate Structure, Strategic Development, Investor Relations, and Governance is unparalleled.

DR. DAVID ALLEN, MD, MPH

Advisory Board

Dr. Allen is highly accomplished, earning an M.D. from St. Andrews medical school and a postgraduate degree in Psychiatry and Public Health from Harvard Medical School. He has devoted his career to helping people with addiction and mental health issues and has held faculty positions at prestigious institutions such as Harvard, Yale, and Georgetown Medical Schools. Dr. Allen is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Officer of the Order of Distinction, Bahamas, which speaks to his remarkable dedication and service. He has also authored numerous publications on addiction, spirituality, and psychiatry and has founded cocaine treatment centers in The Bahamas and Washington, D.C. Dr. Allen’s work has undoubtedly made a significant impact on many people’s lives, and his contributions to psychiatry are truly admirable.

DR. JULIAN STEWART, MD, OBGYN

CMO

Dr. Stewart has an impressive educational background, having obtained degrees in Zoology and Medicine from the University of the West Indies and receiving training at the National School of Obstetrics in Ireland. He has devoted over 30 years of his professional life to practicing as a highly respected gynecologist in the Bahamas. Moreover, Dr. Stewart holds the esteemed position of Bahamas representative of WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency).

LEANNE QUONG

Director of People Operations

Ms. Quong’s extensive experience in H.R. Operations and Customer Service shines through with her impressive record of stakeholder collaboration, client journey design, and business development. She is a dynamic leader who is passionate about helping companies unlock the full potential of their human capital to achieve success in the market. Her focus on delivering motivational solutions has resulted in outstanding customer satisfaction rates, 5-Star business reviews, impressive ROIs, and the formation of high-performing teams. Ms. Quong’s academic achievements, including a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, nomination for Valedictorian, and winning the Louis Stervinou Memorial Scholarship, are a testament to her dedication and hard work. She is now pursuing a CPHR designation to enhance her professional development and bring more value to NuMind’s talent, clients, investors, and organization.

DR. MARIE ALLEN, MD, MS, Ph.D.

Director of Clinics

Dr. Marie Allen is a counseling psychologist, researcher, trainer, and curriculum developer with expertise in treating mood and behavior disorders, eating disorders, child and adolescent psychotherapy, school psychology, and women’s issues such as codependency and relationship matters. Dr. Marie has a postgraduate degree in Clinical Community Counseling and a doctoral degree in Psychology, specializing in Family Psychology. She has worked as an adjunct faculty member and Assistant Professor of Psychology at The College of The Bahamas, as well as a School Psychologist at the International I.B. World School. Dr. Marie is also the former Director of Training and Curriculum Development for The Family Program, an evidence-based program that provides free group therapy to marginalized communities in the Bahamas. Currently, she serves as the Clinical Director, Counseling Psychologist, and Individual & Group Psychotherapist at The Discovery Clinic of The Renascence Institute in Olde Towne, Sandyport, Nassau, Bahamas.

DR. JOHN GETCHELL, MD

Director of Wellness & Training

Dr. Getchell is a trained psychotherapist and clinical social worker with over 30 years of experience in various practice settings. He has obtained a Master of Social Work degree from Missouri State University. He has held multiple positions in the United States, including The Department of Justice, The Department of Defense, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Getchell is a decorated former United States military officer, serving 16 years in active duty service. Additionally, he has practiced for ten years as a faculty member for Missouri State University’s School of Social Work, specializing in teaching diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders and addictions. He specializes in addiction, PTSD, depression, and anxiety.

DR. BRIGETTE THOMAS-SARLES, MD

Internal Medicine (U.S.)

Dr. Thomas-Sarles is a native of St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies graduate. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine, in Florida and Alabama, before relocating to the Bahamas. She is a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist by the American Board of Internal Medicine and holds a license to practice in Florida and the Bahamas. Throughout college, she served as a first responder and Emergency Medical Technician. Dr. Thomas-Sarles is eager to employ her expertise to benefit the NuMind Community and its Guests.

Isaac Gilmore

Board Member

Mr. Isaac Gilmore is a visionary leader driving transformative change in healthcare. As Chairman of Heroic Path to Light, Mr. Gilmore pioneers psychedelic-assisted therapy for veterans and first responders, embodying a commitment to holistic healing. His role as an Advisory Council Member for Concordia Summit underscores his dedication to shaping global healthcare policies. Isaac’s tenure as Chief Growth Officer at TREAT California, where he spearheaded a groundbreaking $5 billion initiative in psychedelic therapy, exemplifies his forward-thinking approach. With a diverse background spanning defense, finance, and entrepreneurship, Isaac brings a unique perspective to NuMind Health, fostering innovation and pushing boundaries. His strategic partnerships and coalitions within the psychedelic community amplify NuMind’s mission, positioning the company at the forefront of healthcare innovation. With Isaac’s leadership, NuMind Health is poised to revolutionize mental health treatment, offering hope and healing to individuals worldwide while championing collaboration and progress across sectors for the betterment of all.

DR. CHRISTOPHER KINMAN, Ph.D., MSc, MDiv, RCC
Ph.D., MSc, MDiv, RCC Clinical Supervision

Onboarding

Dr. Kinman has been a counselor and family therapist for over 30 years, working with diverse individuals. His work primarily focuses on children and youth, family therapy, addictions, working with individuals and families where legal and criminal matters are pressing upon them, and working with a wide diversity of individuals and communities. Dr. Kinman holds a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, a Master of Divinity and a doctoral degree in Philosophy of Education, and is a professor of a graduate counseling program at the City University of Seattle.

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE

Community Engagement

Mr. Labonte is a distinguished Army veteran who proudly served his country from 2009 to 2018 with the 173rd out of the Vermont National Guard, Norwich University Corps of Cadets, and the Fifth Special Forces Group (Airborne). During his service, Mr. Labonte faced many life and leadership challenges while deployed to regions of Turkey and Syria, which led to chaos and turmoil. As a result, he decided to shift his focus to real estate investing. Despite facing depression, anxiety, and PTSD during his transition, Mr. Labonte discovered the healing power of psychedelic medicine. Through his experiences, he has seen first-hand the positive impact that these transformative substances can have on mental health and overall well-being. As the Community Engagement for NuMind Health, Mr. Labonte uses his extensive knowledge, lived experiences, and skills to drive progress and success for the community and educate others about these potentially life-changing methods and philosophies.

PETER ENNS

Director, Project Management, Real Estate

Mr. Enns has been a successful entrepreneur in the construction industry for the past 30 years. He has established multiple construction companies in Canada and has contributed significantly to the development of high-end homes, shopping malls, and office complexes in The Bahamas. With a team of 35 skilled professionals, Mr. Enns is renowned for delivering exceptional quality that sets him apart from his competitors. His vast experience in project management and real estate development will undoubtedly bring significant value to his work at NuMind Health.

MEREDITH EADES

Public Relations

Coming soon.

PAOLA CALE

Nutritionalist

Coming soon.

MR. JOHN GIORDANO, CCJS, MAC, CAP

Chief Knowledge Officer

Mr. John Giordano has dedicated his life to helping those struggling with substance abuse and mental health challenges for the past 36 years. As an esteemed addiction and mental health expert, he has authored several books and founded the National Institute for Holistic Addiction Studies (NIFHAS) and the highly regarded G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment Center. This JCAHO-accredited facility offers both inpatient and outpatient services and has 62 beds for addiction treatment. His latest book, “The Kid from The South Bronx Who Never Gave Up,” has been praised for its exceptional ability to provide a roadmap toward achieving positive change. Mr. Giordano’s extensive knowledge of mental health and addiction has been shared with audiences in nearly 100 countries, and he has contributed to over 79 scientific peer-reviewed medical research papers. He is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading researchers by Research Gate, and his ground-breaking work with Dr. Deborah Mash in introducing evidence-based ibogaine treatments has made him a pioneering psychedelic researcher in ibogaine. Despite his struggles with addiction, Mr. Giordano has been in recovery for over 38 years and has never given up on helping others to live a quality life unencumbered by addiction.

Richard Avis

Executive Chairman | CEO | Co-Founder

Mr. Avis boasts over 30 years of experience as a C-Suite executive, showcasing unmatched expertise in start-up management, brand development, and international franchising. His track record of funding multiple start-up companies speaks for itself, consistently delivering exceptional results with every venture.