HIPAA

State of Franklin Healthcare Associates follows standards and rules mandated by HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, passed by Congress in 1996. HIPAA provides for a number of patient safeguards, including provision of industry-wide standards related to health care information on electronic billing and other processes; and protection and confidential handling of protected health information. For detailed information about HIPAA, go to www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa.


Website Privacy Policy

Introduction
This Privacy Policy applies to all of our on-line activities. The purpose of this notice is to explain the practices and procedures we implement to protect your personal information, the way we use this information, and the choices you can make regarding use of your personal information. This notice can be accessed by clicking on a “Privacy” link on every page of our Web site.

Changes to this Policy
State of Franklin Healthcare Associates (here after referred to as SoFHA) reserves the right to change this policy at any time. To better serve you and your concerns about your privacy, we will notify you of any changes to this Policy by posting a notice prominently on the main page of our Web site indicating that there has been a change or update to the Privacy Policy. We encourage you to read this Policy.

The Information We Collect and How We Use It
You may browse SoFHA’s Web site without submitting personal information. However, if you choose to participate in any of our online activities, you will asked for applicable personal data such as your name, email address, phone number, etc. The purpose of collecting such data is to better respond to specific questions, requests for help, or facilitate support. SoFHA also uses this personal information to advise users of new online materials, products, resources, and events.

Cookies
Cookies are small text files that a Web site can place on a visitor’s computer hard drive to recognize repeat visitors, to facilitate a visitor’s use of the site and to track a visitor’s access to and use of the site.

SoFHA uses cookies to collect demographic data that help us better advertise our mission, programs and events to potential visitors and to improve the functionality of the Web site and the experience for those who use our site. We receive data that include the IP addresses, browser types, date/time stamp, donations and sign-up information of visitors to our site.

In addition, SoFHA uses cookies to allow us to track which other Web sites have linked visitors to our site, what pages of our site are used by and are of interest to those visitors, and to link to information those visitors provide to SoFHA when they purchase any products or services or request information.

Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
SoFHA never shares your e-mail addresses with third parties without your consent. Personal information collected is not rented or exchanged to any third parties.

Security
Personal information collected on this Web site is secured by current, reasonable industry standards.

Contact Us for Questions
For questions about this policy please contact help@sofha.net.