Privacy Policy


 

Website Privacy Policy: Northeast Radiology

Preamble
We are very sensitive to privacy issues and protecting your personal information.

The purpose of this Website Privacy Policy is to let you know how we handle the information we receive from you through this website. Portions of this website may describe additional privacy practices applicable to specific types of information or to information provided on specific Web pages.

This Website Privacy Policy only applies to information collected through this website.  Information collected by other means such as by telephone or in person, although that too may be protected and, therefore covered by other privacy policies is not covered under this Website Privacy Policy.

For the purposes of this Policy terms such as “we”, “our” and “Company” refer to Northeast Radiology, its affiliates and assigns.

Cookies and generic information
“Generic information” means information that does not specifically identify you by your name or other unique identifying information such as a full name, address, social security number, member identification number, or telephone number. The Company uses “cookies” to collect generic information from our website visitors such as which pages are used and how often they are used, and to enable certain features on this website to help us better serve you.

You may disable cookies, however, this may limit the websites functionality or limit your ability to take advantage of all of the websites features.

Cookies are not used to collect any personal information and cannot tell us who you are.

Do we share non-personal information?
Non-personal information cannot identify you and we do not limit the ways we may use or share this information. For example, we may share non-personal information with our affiliates, suppliers, employees and agents, other businesses, and the government.

What about personal information provided by you?
“Personal information” means information that specifically identifies you such as your full name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, membership number, or other account numbers. Personal information does not include any information protected under HIPAA.  That information would be protected by the HIPAA Notices of Privacy Practices of your health plans, physicians or other health care professionals.

 

We may combine personal information that you provide us through this website with other personal information held by the Company, including with affiliates or our vendors. For example, if you have used one of our services we may combine personal information you provide through this website with information from the service you had received.

We may use your personal information for a number of purposes such as, but not limited to:

  • To respond to you.
  • To make the website more relevant to you.
  • To process applications you request.
  • To provide you with information that we believe may be useful to you, such as information about health services provided by us.
  • To protect our rights, and the rights of our affiliates or covered third parties, or take appropriate legal action, such as to enforce our Terms of Use.
  • To keep a records of our interactions.
  • To comply with applicable laws and regulations.
  • To protect an individual’s health, safety, or welfare.
  • Other useful ways as allowed by law.

You understand and specifically agree that we may use personal information to contact you through any contact information you provide through this website, including any email address, telephone number, cell phone number, text message number, or fax number.

Do we share your personal information?
We only share your personal information with authorized, qualified individuals within the Company and/or third parties as outlined in this Website Privacy Policy to enable us to perform the services we provide and as allowed by law.  These individuals and companies are covered by our HIPAA Privacy Policies.

When we share or give access to personal information to outside companies we require them to sign a Business Associate Agreement that limits their access and use.  They are governed by our HIPAA Privacy Policy.

We may share personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation. We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting website visitors who violate our rules, or engage in behavior that is harmful to other visitors, or is illegal.

What do I do if I believe you have shared my personal information?
If you believe the Company, our affiliates or our business associates has misused any of your information please contact us immediately and report such misuse.

Website and information security
We use a number of physical security (such as locks and alarm systems), electronic security (such as passwords and encryption methods), and procedural security methods (such as rules regarding the handling and use of information), designed to protect the security and integrity of information submitted through this website. Due to the nature of the Internet and on-line communications, however, we cannot guarantee that any information transmitted on-line will remain absolutely confidential, and we are not liable for the illegal acts of hackers or other third parties.

All visitors to this site, whether on-shore or off-shore of the United States acknowledge, agree, and consent that any information you provide, including any personal information, may be transferred to and processed by a systems and servers located within the U.S., and subject to U.S. laws and regulations.

Contact us.
To contact us regarding this Website Privacy Policy and our related privacy practices, please contact us at:
Attention Name:         Christine Price

Company Name:         Northeast Radiology

Address:                      3839 Danbury Road

City, State, Zip:           Brewster, New York 10509

Telephone number:     845-278-6200

Email address:             Cprice@nerad.com

 

Effective date
The Effective Date of this Privacy Policy is July 1, 2013.

Changes to this Website Privacy Policy

We may change this Website Privacy Policy. If we do so such change will appear on this page of our website or in another location as indicated by us. It is your responsibility to review the Website Privacy Policy each time you use this website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to any changes to our Website Privacy Policy.

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice: To read more about our privacy practices regarding health and medical information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), please click here, which links to our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices.