iProcedures intends that its privacy policies and standard practices and procedures relating to privacy will be in compliance with applicable laws and regulations relating to privacy, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”), as applicable. iProcedures also intends to comply with specific Business Associate Agreements that are executed between iProcedures and its health care clients.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
If and when iProcedures receives personal health information as part of its Services, it is obligated to treat this information in accordance with all HIPAA requirements applicable to business associates.
On the Site, you may provide us with your name, e-mail address, and other personal information when completing and submitting our contact form. This information may be used to provide you with further information about our Services.
We may also collect and analyze information related to your use of the Site for statistical purposes. This information may be analyzed and/or aggregated to determine appropriate modifications and enhancements to the Site.
iProcedures may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our service. Your IP address may be used with the IP addresses of other members to gather broad demographic information.
We and/or our business partners may use “cookies” and other tracking technology in connection with the Site.
Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site places on an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes and/or to enhance a user’s experience.
Use and Disclosure of Information
We may also:
Disclose your personal information to companies who work for iProcedures to provide Services.
Release personal information and/or other information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state, federal or international laws or respond to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other government request.
Disclose personal information and/or other information about you that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our agreements, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend against any third-party claims, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the Site, and protect the rights, property, or personal safety of iProcedures, our users or others.
We have implemented reasonable security measures on the Site and in connection with our Services and the operation of our business to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the personal information under our control. Additionally, iProcedures takes reasonable steps to ensure that our third party business partners, including our hosting partners, provide sufficient protection for personal information.
No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Site or in connection with our Services, you may contact us.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services, to provide portions of the Services on our behalf, to perform technical and other services related to the Site (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, and web analytics) or to assist us in analyzing how our Site and Services are used. These third parties may have access to your personal information; if they do, this access is only so that they may perform these tasks on our behalf and they are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. The Site is not designed or intended to attract children under the age of 13, and does not collect personal information from any person we actually know is under the age of 13.
We provide you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving certain communications from us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, all marketing e-mails from iProcedures will provide you with the opportunity to unsubscribe from future marketing mailings. Even if you opt out of such mailings, however, we reserve the right to send you e-mail and other communications to disclose maintenance and other service-related issues.
The Site may contain links to other Internet sites. We have no responsibility for the privacy practices of other web sites, including the web sites of our advertisers or business partners. Whenever a web browser window is opened in iProcedures that does not show a web page created by iProcedures (noted by a iProcedures copyright statement at the bottom of such pages), then it should be assumed that iProcedures privacy policies do not apply.
Our Site contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit an advertiser by "clicking on" a banner ad or other type of advertisement, or click on another third party link, you will be directed to that third party's website. The fact that we link to a website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other websites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
Legal Requirements; Sale of Business
We intend to protect your privacy to the fullest extent possible as described in this policy while also fulfilling our responsibility to uphold all applicable laws and regulations. Due to potential legal requirements and other possible circumstances, we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed or accessed in ways not otherwise described in this policy. We may be compelled under law to disclose information to government or third parties under certain circumstances or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Further, we can, and you hereby authorize us to, disclose any information to law enforcement or other government officials that we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in compliance with the law.
In the event that all or part of iProcedures is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, you agree that we may transfer or assign the information we have collected from you as part of such merger, acquisition, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.