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Privacy Policy

 

Condo Pharmacy
Notice of Privacy Practices

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.


The Pharmacy is required to maintain the privacy of your Protected Health Information ("PHI") and to provide you with a notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PHI. PHI is information about you, including basic demographic information, that may identify you and that relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health or condition and related health care services. This Notice of Privacy Practices ("Notice") describes how we may use and disclose PHI about you to carry out treatment, payment or health care operations and for other specified purposes that are permitted or required by law. The Notice also describes your rights with respect to PHI about you.

The Pharmacy is required to follow the terms of this Notice. We will not use or disclose PHI about you without your written authorization, except as described in this Notice. We reserve the right to change our practices and the Notice and to make the new Notice effective for all PHI we maintain. Upon request, we will provide a revised Notice to you.


Your Health Information Rights

You have the following rights with respect to your PHI about you.

  • Obtain a paper copy of the Notice upon request. You may request a copy of the Notice at any time. Even if you have agreed to receive the Notice electronically, you are still entitled to a paper copy. To obtain a paper, copy, contact Condo Pharmacy.
  • Request a restriction on certain uses and disclosures of PHI. You have the right to request additional restrictions on our use or disclosure of PHI about you by sending a written request to Condo Pharmacy. We are not required to agree to those restrictions.
  • Inspect and obtain a copy of PHI. You have the right to access and copy PHI about you contained in a designated record set for as long as the pharmacy maintains the PHI. The "designated record set" usually will include prescription and billing records. To inspect or copy PHI about you, you must send a written request to Condo Pharmacy. We may charge you a fee for the costs of copying, mailing, or other supplies that are necessary to grant your request. We may deny your request to inspect and copy in certain limited circumstances. If you are denied access to PHI about you, you may request that the denial be reviewed.
  • Request an amendment of PHI. If you feel the PHI we maintain about you is incomplete or incorrect, you may request that we amend it. You may request an amendment for as long as we maintain the PHI. To request an amendment, you must send a written request to Condo Pharmacy. In addition, you must include a reason that supports your request. In certain cases, we may deny your request for amendment. If we deny your request for amendment, you have the right to file a statement of disagreement with the decision and ask that we give you a rebuttal to your statement.
  • Receive an accounting of disclosures of PHI. You have the right to receive an accounting of the disclosures we have made of PHI about you after April 14, 2003 for most purposes other than treatment, payment or health care operations. The accounting will exclude disclosures we have made directly to you, disclosures to friends or family members involved in your care, and disclosures for notification purposes. The right to receive an accounting is subject to certain other exceptions, restrictions, and limitations. To request an accounting, you must submit your request in writing to Condo Pharmacy. Your request must specify the time period, but may not be longer than six years. The first accounting you request within a 12 month period will be provided free of charge, but you may be charged for the cost of providing additional accountings. We will notify you of the cost involved and you may choose to withdraw or modify your request at that time.
  • Request communications of PHI by alternative means or at alternative locations. For instance you may request that we contact you about medical matters only in writing or at a different residence or post office box. To request confidential communication of PHI about you, you must submit your request in writing to Condo Pharmacy. Your request must state how or when you would like to be contacted. We accommodate all reasonable requests.
  • Revoke your consent to use or disclose PHI. You may revoke your consent in writing at any time. Upon receipt of the written revocation, we will stop using or disclosing PHI about you, except to the extent that we have already taken action in reliance on the consent. We may refuse to continue to treat a customer that revokes his or her consent.

Examples of How We May Use and Disclose PHI
The following categories describe and provide examples of different ways that we use and disclose PHI about you.

We will use PHI for treatment. Example: Information obtained by the pharmacist will be used to dispense prescription medications to you. We will document in your record information related to the medications dispensed to you and services provided to you.

We will use PHI for payment. Example: We will contact your insurer or pharmacy benefit manager to determine whether it will pay for your prescription and the amount of your co-payment responsibility. We will bill you or a third-party payer for the cost of prescription medications dispensed to you. The information on or accompanying the bill may include information that identifies you, as well as the prescriptions you are taking.
We will use PHI for health care operations. Example: The Pharmacy may use information in your health record to monitor the performance of the pharmacists providing treatment to you. This information will be used in an effort to continually improve the quality and effectiveness of the health care and service we provide.
We are likely to use or disclose PHI for the following purposes:

Communication with individuals involved in your care or payment for your care: Health professionals such as pharmacists, using their professional judgment may disclose to a family member, other relative, close personal friend or any person you identify, PHI relevant to that person's involvement in your care or payment related to your care.

Food and Drug administration (FDA): We may disclose to the FDA or any of its agents PHI relative to adverse events with respect to drugs, foods, supplements, products and product defects, or post marketing surveillance information to enable product recalls, repairs or replacement.

Worker's compensation: We may disclose PHI about you to the extent authorized by and to the extent necessary to comply with laws relating to worker's compensation or other similar programs established by law.

As required by law: We may disclose PHI about you to the extent authorized by and to the extent necessary to comply with laws relating to worker's compensation or other similar programs established by law.

Judicial and administrative proceedings: If you are involved in a lawsuit or a dispute, we may disclose PHI about you in response to a court or administrative order. We may also disclose PHI about you in response to a subpoena, discovery, request, or other lawful process by someone else involved in the dispute, but only if affects have been made to tell you about the request or to obtain an order protecting the requested PHI.
We are permitted to use or disclose PHI about you for the following purposes:

Coroners, medical examiners, and funeral directors: We may release PHI about you to a coroner or medical examiner. This may be necessary, for example, to identify a deceased person or determine the cause of death. We may also disclose PHI to funeral directors consistent with applicable law to carry out their duties.

Notification: We may use or disclose PHI about you to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative, or another person responsible for your care, your location, and general condition.

To avert a serious threat to health or safety: We may use and disclose PHI about you when necessary to prevent a serious threat to your health and safety or the health and safety of the public or another person.

National security and intelligence activities: We may release PHI about you to authorized federal officials for intelligence, counterintelligence and other national security activities authorized by law.

Victims of abuse, neglect or domestic violence: We may disclose PHI about you to a government authority, such as a social service or protective services agency if we reasonably believe you are a victim of abuse, neglect, or domestic violence. We will only disclose this type of information to the extent required by law, if you agree to the disclosure, or if the disclosure is allowed by law and we believe it is necessary to prevent serious harm to you or someone else of the law enforcement or public official that is to receive the report represents that it is necessary and will not be used against you.

Other Uses and Disclosures of PHI
The Pharmacy will obtain your written authorization before using or disclosing PHI about you for purposes other than those provided for above (or as otherwise permitted of required by law). You may revoke this authorization in writing at any time. Upon receipt of the written revocation, we will stop using or disclosing PHI about you, except to the extent that we have already taken action in reliance on the authorization.

For More Information or to Report a Problem
If you have questions or would like additional information about the Pharmacy's privacy practices, you may contact our Privacy Officer, Steve Moore, at Condo Pharmacy. If you believe your privacy right has been violated, you can file a complaint with our Privacy Officer or with the Secretary of Health and Human Services. There will be no retaliation for filing a complaint.

Personal Information

When you interact with us, we automatically receive and store certain types of information, such as the content you view, the date and time that you view this content, the products you purchase, or your location information associated with your IP address. We use the information we collect to serve you more relevant advertisements (referred to as “Retargeting”). This is statistical information used to monitor the usage of our website and for advertising purposes. This information does not include personal information.

Cookies

As you browse condopharmacy.com, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in.  Our display advertising partner, AdRoll, then enables us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with condopharmacy.com. The techniques our partners employ do not collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number. You can http://www.adroll.com/about/privacy visit this page to opt out of AdRoll and their partners' targeted advertising.

Security

We implement a secure processing server on our site when collecting information to ensure a high level of security for your personal information entered such as bank details and credit card information.