Privacy Policy

HIPAA Compliance

 

This section contains information about our HIPAA compliance.

General Information

The privacy regulations require health care organizations and their business associates to develop and follow procedures that ensure the confidentiality and security of protected health information (PHI) when it is transferred, received, handled, or shared. This applies to all forms of PHI, including paper, oral, electronic, etc. Furthermore, only the minimum health information necessary to conduct business is to be used or shared. All covered entities are required to:

Ensure the internal protection of individual health information and implement physical and administrative safeguards
Implement procedures that limit the use and disclosure of PHI to meet the “minimum necessary” standard
Develop mechanisms for the accounting and auditing of all disclosures made for purposes other than treatment, payment, or operations;
Establish policies and procedures to allow individuals to amend their health information;
Establish contracts and agreements with business associates that ensure the protection of PHI, which is shared or traded;
Designate a privacy officer
Enforce penalties for misuse or inappropriate use of PHI; and
Create and make available documentation regarding the compliance with all the requirements of the regulation.

Health Disclaimer:

The website of the Hall of Fame Woman’s Clinic; www.hofwomansclinic.com, does not diagnose, prescribe, or treat patients in any way. The information on this website is not a substitute for medical attention and care. Please make an appointment at the clinic, a hospital, or consult a trained health care professional to receive quality advice and health care.

Privacy Policy

 

The Hall of Fame Woman’s Clinic (HOFWC) is firmly committed to your right to privacy and security. This notice describes our privacy policy and by visiting www.hofwomansclinic.com you are accepting the practices of this Privacy Policy. Although this privacy policy is not a contract and does not create any legal rights, it does serve as an expression of our commitment to protecting the personal information of our virtual supporters and visitors. We will update this privacy policy when we determine it is necessary and without any prior notice, so please be sure to re-read it periodically.

Collecting and Using Personal Information

Thank you for your interest in the Hall of Fame Woman’s Clinic. When you visit our site and when you communicate with us via our site, we will not collect personal information about you unless you provide us that information voluntarily, or send an email question, etc. If you do submit information to us, we may use that information for the purposes for which it was submitted. We may also use the information you supply to us in other ways, including contacting you about other HOFWC services, programs, news, or as otherwise disclosed to you when you submitted the information to us.

We will need your email address in order to add you to our network and we will also need your postal home address to ensure that we can properly match you to your correct legislative districts and that any targeted messages can be delivered to you.

Please be advised that third-party vendors may be engaged by HOFWC to provide services on this site. In these cases, the information that you supply on this site may be provided to these vendors on a confidential basis so that these vendors can provide these services.

What User Information Do We Have?

As is true of most websites you visit, our logging software recognizes the home server of visitors, but not their email addresses or their identities. If you voluntarily provide it as discussed above, we may collect a user’s email address or other information if you join our network, etc. However, we may also collect information at the time of your visit such as the amount of time you spend on www.hofwomansclinic.com and any errors encountered – we use this information to put together statistics (possibly with the assistance of outside consultants) that show the number of visitors to our website and to help us make our site more helpful to its visitors. These statistics do not reveal any personal information.

Use of Cookies

HOFWC’s website may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our site. Cookies, a common feature of major browser applications, are tiny pieces of information that your browser stores on your hard drive and are used for record-keeping purposes. Most browsers are preset to accept cookies and many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. If you don’t want to receive cookies, there’s a simple procedure in most Internet browsers that allows you to turn the functionality off. However, please note that cookies may be required to access certain dynamic features of our site.

Email Privacy

The Hall of Fame Woman’s Clinic does not rent, sell, or swap its users’ email addresses for use by outside organizations. We welcome your comments or questions about our website, services, and programs and have provided an email for that purpose. We will share your comments and questions with those employees most capable of addressing your questions and concerns. Please note that your emails, like most, if not all, are non-encrypted internet email communications, and may be accessed and viewed by other internet users without your knowledge and permission while in transit to us. So in order to protect your privacy, please do not use email information to us that you consider confidential. If you wish, you may contact us instead via non-cellular telephone at 330-493-9940.

Security

All information provided when you visit our website is transmitted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL technology). SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt data before you send it.

We also main the security of stored data through firewalls and internal policies that ensure that it is only accessible by certain qualified employees of HOFWC.

While we follow the generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us and HOFWC strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the absolute security of such information. No data transmission over the internet or data storage is 100% secure due to hacking, fraud, forgery and other limitations security and/or authentication features of our system. In addition, HOFWC’s website potentially may include viruses and/or material that could permit unauthorized access or cause potential damage to the data and information on your computer.

In addition, we intend to cooperate with all law enforcement inquiries and with other third parties as they engage in any investigation of fraud, intellectual property rights infringement or any other activity that is illegal or may expose the Hall of Fame Woman’s Clinic to legal liability.

Links to Other Internet Websites

By linking to other Web sites, HOFWC ensures that you find information, products and services that are of interest to you. These outside sites are not governed by HOFWC’s privacy policy and may have different data and privacy practices and policies. HOFWC disclaims any responsibility or liability for these other website’s policies or actions and so, please check the policy statements of linked Web sites to have a clearer understanding of their policies and procedures.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at:

Web Site Administrator

Hall of Fame Woman’s Clinic, Inc.
4775 Higbee Ave NW
Canton, OH 44718
Telephone Number: 330-493-9940
Fax: 330-493-9943