Protected Health Information (PHI) and Medical Records
Read how The Phoenix Recovery Center, LLC treats Protected Health Information (PHI) or medical records and what a patient’s rights are in regards to this protected health information.
Your privacy is very important to us. At thephoenixrc.com we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, provide treatment, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
It is The Phoenix Recovery Center’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
The Phoenix Recovery Center collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Phoenix Recovery Center’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Phoenix Recovery Center’s visitors use our website. From time to time, The Phoenix Recovery Center may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Phoenix Recovery Center (TPRC) also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. The Phoenix Recovery Center only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Phoenix Recovery Center’s website choose to interact with The Phoenix Recovery Center in ways that require TPRC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that TPRC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive TPRC updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, TPRC collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Phoenix Recovery Center. TPRC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
The Phoenix Recovery Center may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to our website. TPRC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
TPRC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Phoenix Recovery Center’s behalf or to provide services available at The Phoenix Recovery Center, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. By using The Phoenix Recovery Center’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. TPRC will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, TPRC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when TPRC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of TPRC, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the TPRC website and have supplied your email address, TPRC may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new services, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The Phoenix RC and our services. TPRC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.