Personal Identifying Information
Any submitted, personal information shall not be shared with other parties unless expressed consent is given. Throughout the site, users may opt in to receive more information about SeikoVision’s services and offers. In such instances, personal identifying information may be recorded and documented for use in the creation of personal accounts with the company. For SeikoVision’s purposes, we shall not sell, rent, or release your information without expressed, written consent. Please note, digital consent may be obtained in lieu of physical consent with appropriate, verifiable means of communication.
Information collected may include contact information for building a continuing business between SeikoVision and interested parties only.
Any information willingly shared and known to be publically visible, such as commentary to blog posts or news articles on this site, share revert the responsibility of ownership of such commentary to the company. Furthermore, any information shared through public areas of the site shall be considered available for use, which may include use third-party vendors and entities that may collect, redistribute, or otherwise use personal identifying information.
Protected Health Information
Pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, SeikoVision shall not release any protected health information, including personal identifying information, as it pertains to prescribing information and health care, to any party beyond SeikoVision and affiliated entities. Any information shared must meet the strict “need to know” exclusivity basis. Failure to maintain this confidentiality may warrant fines, penalties, or other punishments under federal, state, and local statutes.
SeikoVision may share protected health information to work contractors for the purposes of producing, shipping, or otherwise completing a prescribed order.
Reporting a HIPAA Violation
Any illicit sharing or communication of protected health information should be prompted and thoroughly reported to the company. Furthermore, illicit sharing of information may warrant a report to the US Department of Health & Human Services through http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/complaints/index.html.
This report must take place within 180 days of the original violation; however, the DHHS may extend the deadline for such reporting if “good cause” can be exemplified.
Under HIPAA, we shall not, in any instance, retaliate against an individual or an organization who has filed a complaint for a HIPAA violation.
Unless you request removal from mailing lists or other marketing measures, you authorize SeikoVision to continue to contact you regarding promotional events, new technologies, or changes in company policy.
SeikoVision may employ restricted-access zones for eye care professionals and personal accounts with the company. These security measures are in place to help prevent and eliminate threats to personal identifying information.
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