The Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists is a self-regulated health profession as defined in the Saskatchewan Medical Insurance Act.

The Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists has developed this website as an electronic resource. We are committed to providing our visitors with a website that respects their privacy. This page summarizes the privacy policy of our website.

We do not gather personal information such as your name, phone number, or e-mail address unless you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail, telephone, fax, regular mail, or registering in a secure portion of the site. We do maintain server logs and weblogs which automatically collect and log all incoming traffic to our website including your Internet Protocol (IP) address. We, however, make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site.

Any personal information you voluntarily provide is protected under Saskatchewan’s Personal Information Protection Act. This means that, at the point of collection, you will be informed that your personal information is being collected, the purpose for which it is being collected, and that you have a right of access to the information.

Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except our staff, consultants, or others as noted in our privacy policy, who may require the information.

This website may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other websites and encourage you to examine each site’s privacy policy and to make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability, and correctness of material and information found.

For questions or comments regarding this policy, please contact our Privacy Officer

By e-mail: registrar@saosk.ca
By telephone: 306.652.2069
By fax: 306.652.2642

Legislation specific to the Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists is listed below or can be found on our license requirement page.

Licensing Requirements

Definitions of Regulations, Standards, Guidelines, Policies – Approved by Council Sept 30, 2016
The Health Information Protection Act, 2018
The Optometry Act, 1985
SAO Bylaws
Standards Of Practice