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. This notice is effective as of April 15, 2003.
Treatment, payment and health care operations:
Cypress Lakes Lodge (herein after CLL) uses and discloses your protected health information for treatment, payment, and health care operations. Some examples of when our office may use or disclose your health care information for these purposes include:
- Sharing test results with other health care providers for confirmation of a diagnosis;
- Providing your diagnosis or other information about your health to your insurance provider or our billing service to obtain payment for the health care services we provide;
- Reviewing information as part of our quality improvement program.
Other uses and disclosures:
CLL may also use or disclose your protected health information, in compliance with guidelines outlined by law, for the following purposes:
- Providing you with information related to your health;
- Contacting you regarding appointments, information about treatment alternatives, or other health related services;
- Incidental uses or disclosures (e.g., listing your name on a sign-in sheet, etc.);
- Compliance with all laws (including reports of suspected abuse, neglect or violence);
- Providing certain specified information to law enforcement or correctional institutions;
- Providing information to a coroner, medical examiner, funeral director or organ procurement organization;
- Public health activities when requested by a public health authority or the FDA. Responding to health oversight agencies;
- Responding to court or administrative tribunal orders, subpoenas, discovery requests or other lawful process;
- Research activities;
- When necessary to avert a serious threat to health or safety;
- Military affairs, veterans affairs, national security, intelligence, Department of State, or presidential protective service activities;
- Providing information to public or private disaster relief agencies; or Information to a family member, other relative, or close personal friend when: notification of your location, general condition or death; to assist in your health care (e.g. pick-up prescriptions or other documents, note follow-up care instructions, etc.)
Authorization for other uses: CLL will make other uses and disclosure of your protected health information only after obtaining your written authorization. If you authorize a use not contained in this notice, you may revoke your authorization at any time, by notifying us in writing that you wish to revoke your authorization.
Your rights regarding the privacy of your health information: Subject to limitations outlined by law, you have certain rights related to use and disclosure of your protected health information, including the right to:
- Request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures. However, CLL is not obligated to agree to requested restrictions;
- Receive confidential communications or protected health information;
- Inspect and copy your protected health information with some limited exceptions;
- Amend your health information;
- Receive an accounting of disclosures of your health information;
- Obtain a copy of this notice.
CLL duties regarding the privacy of your health information:
Subject to limitations outlined by law, Cypress Lakes Lodge has certain duties related to your protected health information, including:
- CLL is required by law to maintain the privacy of protected health information and to provide individuals with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information.
- CLL is required to abide by the terms of the privacy notice that is currently in effect.
- CLL reserves the right to change a privacy practice described in this notice and to make such change effective for all protected health information. Revised notice will be posted in our office and available upon request.
Cypress Lakes Lodge understands the necessity of protecting the privacy of your data when you visit our website. The following outlines how we protect your personal information collected with your visit to our site. Cypress Lakes Lodge may update our statement on occasion as new programs, services and processes are implemented.
Cypress Lakes Lodge does not intentionally use, collect or disclose patient information on its website that is personally identifiable. You should not post information on our website that could be used to identify you. If we discover we have personal information, we will begin the process to delete the date as quickly as possible.
You must be at least 18 years old to receive permission from us to use our website. We will not intentionally or knowingly collect personally identifiable information about visitors under the age of 18.
When Information is Provided
When you share information with us voluntarily, that is implied consent for the collection and use of your data by our practice. Cypress Lakes Lodge will not rent or sell personal data we collect on this website to anyone.
Cypress Lakes Lodge may offer the option to register or purchase products online. During the transaction, it is possible that personal information will be collected. If that is the case, we may share that information with other parties to accommodate support services like credit card authorization or fulfillment of your order. By voluntarily giving us that information, you give Cypress Lakes Lodge permission to provide your data to the third parties that provide these services. You also agree not to hold Cypress Lakes Lodge responsible for any of the actions or omissions of these third parties.
Cypress Lakes Lodge may also collect non-personal information provided by your browser when you request a page view from your server. This information may include your browser time, IP address and access times. Cypress Lakes Lodge uses this information for supporting website operations and to evaluate traffic patterns for our website.
Some of the statistics Cypress Lakes Lodge may collect and use includes volume, traffic patterns, referral sources, login activity and other information related to our website to support our operations. The information may be shared with third parties, but will not include personally identifiable data of any kind. Cypress Lakes Lodge may disclose information in special cases where required, such as: 1. Follow legal requirements; 2. Defend or protect our property and rights: 3. Enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use; 4. Protect our users’ interests.
Occasionally, Cypress Lakes Lodge may be required by law enforcement or the legal system to provide personal information to the appropriate authorities. This information will be disclosed with a court order, subpoena or to otherwise cooperate with an investigation conducted by law enforcement. Cypress Lakes Lodge reserves the right to report activities we believe to be unlawful to the proper authorities or law enforcement agencies.
Cypress Lakes Lodge reserves the right to send mail or email regarding products or services to the personal information you have voluntarily provided. If you do not wish to receive these communications, we will provide instructions to easily indicate that desire as well.
Cypress Lakes Lodge may use Internet technology known as “cookies” to identify your device so we can offer appropriate website features to you that are compatible with that device. Cookies also provides us information about whether you have visited our website in the past. They do not allow us to collect your email address or other information from your hard drive. Cypress Lakes Lodge may use memory-based cookies to authenticate some of our website applications. The control of your browser settings remains with you, as you can choose to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or receive notifications when a cookie is sent. If you set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of our website that require them.
Cypress Lakes Lodge reserves the right to utilize Google products like Google Display Network Impression Reporting, Remarketing with Google Analytics, Google Analytics Demographics, DoubleClick Campaign Manager or Interest Reporting. You may choose to opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google’s Ads Settings. You can also utilize the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add On if you choose to prevent having your data used by Google Analytics.
Cypress Lakes Lodge will not initiate merging of your personal information with non-personal data collected from Display Advertising features based on the DoubleClick cookie unless we give you clear notice and you provide your consent for such action.
Cypress Lakes Lodge may use Remarketing with Google Analytics for online advertising. In addition, third-party vendors may insert ads for our practice on different sites on the Internet. This does include Google. Both Cypress Lakes Lodge and third-party vendors may also use first-party cookies (including the Google Analytics cookie) and other third-party coolies (including the DoubleClick cookie) alone or in combination to optimize, inform and serve ads based on your previous visits to our website.
Cypress Lakes Lodge and third parties, including Google, may also use both first-party and third-party cookies, alone or in combination, to determine how ad impressions, other uses of ad services and interactions with these services are related to our website visits. Cypress Lakes Lodge may also use information from Google’s Interest-based advertising or data from its third-party audience, which might include age, gender and interests. Date will be combined with Google Analytics to provide general profiles about visitors and determine how visitors might use the site. This information can then be used to improve the content, marketing and design of the website, as well as services and products offered here.
Cypress Lakes Lodge may use the Facebook.com “conversion tracking pixel” to determine whether Facebook’s advertisements are effective for marketing purposes. This tool allows us to gather information on users’ actions after the user is directed to a third-party website through a click on a Facebook ad on this website. The data we collect with this tool does not include personally identifying information. However, Facebook may use this information according to Facebook’s Data Policy to show you advertisement on both Facebook.com and third-party websites that might be of interest to you. A cookie may be used to facility ad displays by both Facebook and its partners.
Links to Additional Websites
Cypress Lakes Lodge’s website contains links to other sites. While we try to only link to sites that share a high respect for privacy, Cypress Lakes Lodge is not responsible for privacy policies held by other websites. If you have questions about this statement, you should contact us at 1129 Highway 287 North, Woodville, TX 75979
We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, or through information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website and services. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending an e-mail.
If you supply us with your postal address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by calling us. Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will be sure your name is removed from the list.
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending us an e-mail or calling. Please provide us with your name and phone number.
With respect to Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically. Visitors may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by calling us at the number provided above.
Upon request, we provide site visitors with access to contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number) that we maintain about them. Consumers can access this information by writing to us at the above address. With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number.