Speech SF Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES.  Speech SF, Speech Therapy Inc (“Company”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of our visitors to our website and the registered users of our services. This Privacy Policy sets forth how the website and our services collect and use personal information and data. By using the website and services, you acknowledge that you have read and accepted our privacy practices set forth below.

 

If you do not accept our privacy practices, then you should not continue to use either the Website or the Services.

 

About the Company:

Speech SF, Speech Therapy Inc. is a California professional corporation. All employees are based in the United States of America.

 

How we collect information about you:

The Company and its employees collect data through a variety of means including but not necessarily limited to letters, phone calls, emails, web, voicemails, and from the submission of applications that are either required by law or necessary for processing clients.

 

Securing your information:

Information about you and your family’s financial situation, medical conditions, and care that you provide to us in writing, via email, on the phone (including information left on voicemails), contained in or attached to applications, or directly or indirectly given to us, is held in strictest confidence and stored in a HIPAA compliant manner.

 

We do not give out, exchange, barter, rent, sell, lend, or disseminate any information about clients who apply for or actually receive our services that are considered patient confidential, is restricted by law, or has been specifically restricted by a patient/client in a signed HIPAA consent form.

Patients have the right under law to:

  • Ask that you not share their information

  • Ask that you contact them privately

  • Look at and copy their health information

  • Ask for changes to be made to their health information

  • Get a report of how and when their information was used or shared

  • Get a paper copy of the privacy notice, even if they've received one before

  • File a complaint if they believe their rights have been violated

 

How we use your information:

Information is only used as is reasonably necessary to process your application or to provide you and/ or your family with therapy services which may require communication between the Company and health care providers, medical product or service providers, insurance companies, and other providers necessary to: verify your medical information is accurate and to determine the type of medical supplies or any health care services you receive. No information will be provided to anyone prior to your consent.

 

If you apply or attempt to apply to receive services through us and provide information with the intent or purpose of fraud or that results in either an actual crime of fraud for any reason including willful or un-willful acts of negligence whether intended or not, or in any way demonstrates or indicates attempted fraud, your non-medical information can be given to legal authorities including police, investigators, courts, and/or attorneys or other legal professionals, as well as any other information as permitted by law.

 

Complaints and dispute resolution:

If you are unhappy with how we are processing your personal information and wish to make a complaint, you should submit your complaint by email to info@speechsf.com. We will notify you that we have received your letter and will resolve your issue within a reasonable amount of time.

 

In the event you are unable to obtain satisfactory resolution of your complaint following submission to the Company, you should submit your dispute to the The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) here.

 

Contact us: If you have any questions or concerns over this Privacy Policy or if you need further information regarding the access to your information, or how your information or data is used, you may contact our Privacy Officer at info@speechsf.com.

 

 

 

Effective date: This Privacy Policy was last modified on the 7th of January 2019.

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