This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for North Texas Family Health, https://notexnofh.com, and associated social media pages. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by North Texas Family Health’s website and associated social media sites. It will notify you of the following:
1. No private health information will be disclosed on the websites, social media sites, or public access sources.
2. Each visitor to the North Texas Family Health website and associated social media sites to provide their name and general location, however any personal information regarding health records, financial records, or private information will not be posted for public view.
· Patients of North Texas Family Health are encouraged to utilize their “Patient Portal” for sensitive information and questions.
· North Texas Family Health will not answer or acknowledge any questions or comments associated with any Protected Health Information of the patient of another patient on our web page or any associated social media pages.
3. Posts will be viewed for content and security for our patients, visitors, and staff. Our editing team does have the duty to remove any offensive posts or information posted on our sites.
· Any misuse of the information presented on our sites or any information that may compromise the security of our patients, visitors, and staff. Violations will be removed from view and the author may be banned from further posting to the sites in question.
· All posts and information presented on our website and associated social media sites are subject to following HIPAA rules and regulations. North Texas Family Health will review all posts and edit them to remain compliant to HIPAA regulations.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing North Texas Family Health is the sole owner of the information collected on our website. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via site posting, email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
North Texas Family Health will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.
Your Access to and Control Over Information You may opt out of any future contacts from North Texas Family Health at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
· See what data we have about you, if any.
· Change/correct any data we have about you.
· Have us delete any data we have about you.
· Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
Security We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing, customer service, or post editing) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.