Last updated: May 18, 2020
If you have any questions or comments about this Policy or the ways in which Mt. Harrison Audiology uses the information we collect online, please do not hesitate to contact us using the information provided in the Contact Us section at the bottom of this statement.
Protected Health Information
To the extent any personal information you provide to us via the Site (by making an appointment, by submitting a contact request form, or any other method) is considered Protected Health Information (“PHI”) under HIPAA, we will adhere to the following practices for use and disclosure of PHI. Note that this Policy DOES NOT apply to any PHI we may collect from you by any means other than your submitting it via this Site.
The privacy practices described in this Policy will be followed by all employees of Mt. Harrison Audiology and any third-party service providers that process your PHI on our behalf. Mt. Harrison Audiology is the Covered Entity that controls your PHI, and any third party service provider is considered a Business Associate. Whenever PHI is shared with a Business Associate, prior to such sharing Mt. Harrison Audiology will obtain a Business Associates Agreement that contractually obliges the third party of abiding by all applicable HIPAA rules and regulations.
We typically use the information collected from you via the Sites to answer your questions and otherwise provide the information you request, to connect you with one of our providers, to schedule appointments with one of our providers, and to record any services provided to you. We may also disclose your PHI to courts and attorneys when we get a court order, subpoena, or other lawful instructions from those courts or public bodies or to defend ourselves against a lawsuit brought against us or to law enforcement officials as authorized or required by law.
You have the right to request a copy of any PHI we hold about you, to make corrections to this PHI, and to request that we delete your information. You also have the right to be notified in the event of a breach; and we will notify you if your medical information has been “breached,” which means that your medical information has been used or disclosed in a way that is inconsistent with law and results in it being compromised.
You are cautioned not to include any PHI in forms you submit via the sites, or to use unsecure electronic communications for any messaging including PHI. If you choose to communicate with us or any of your Mt. Harrison Audiology providers via unsecure electronic communication, such as regular e-mail or text message, we may respond to you in the same manner in which the communication was received and to the same e-mail address or account from which you sent your original communication. Before using any unsecure electronic communication to correspond with us, note that there are certain risks, such as interception by others, misaddressed/misdirected messages, shared accounts, messages forwarded to others, or messages stored on unsecured, portable electronic devices. By choosing to correspond with us via unsecure electronic communication, you are acknowledging and agreeing to accept these risks.
Additionally, you should understand that the use of email is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Email communications should never be used in a medical emergency.
The security of your information is important to us. We take precautions to protect your information by implementing safeguards to protect the information we collect. But you should keep in mind that no website or Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. PLEASE NOTE: The safety and security of your information also depend on you. We urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe, such as choosing strong passwords and never sharing your password with anyone else. If you create or receive a password in connection with Site access, please notify us promptly if you believe your password security has been breached, and remember to log off the online service before you leave your computer or mobile device.
The Site may offer opportunities to communicate through email. Because normal email is not encrypted, the possibility exists that unauthorized individuals may intercept email messages. Mt. Harrison Audiology its service providers, parents, and affiliates are not responsible for the privacy of email messages except those stored in our system.
Acceptance of these terms
Each time that you use or visit our Site, you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms of this Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy or the use of your information as set forth in this Policy, please do not use or visit our Site. Your continued use of our Site subsequent to changes in this privacy statement will signify your acceptance of the changes.
Reservation of Rights
By using our Site, you consent, and we reserve the right, to use the data we collect from you as described in this Policy. Additionally, you consent, and we reserve the right, to use the data we collect from you in ways that are consistent with the then-current disclosed Policy regardless of when your data was collected (i.e., we can use your data in ways that are consistent with the current disclosed practice but which may not be entirely consistent with the previously disclosed practices when your information was originally collected).
If you feel that we are not abiding by this Policy or if you have any questions, you should contact us immediately via email at
Mt. Harrison Audiology
Our address is:
1218 9th St.
Rupert, ID 83350
Our phone number is: 1.208.312.0957
Our email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org