B&W Pharmacy will not collect any personally-identifiable information about you (e.g., your name, address, telephone number or email address (“personal data”)) through our websites unless you have provided it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it to us.
When you do provide us with personal data, we may use that information in the following ways, unless stated otherwise: we may store and process that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services; we may use that information to contact you. We do not and do not intend to sell, rent or market personal data about you to third parties.
Additional Information Collected Automatically
In some cases, we may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect technical information when you connect to our site that is not personally-identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site.
Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer — Cookies
When you view our website, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a “Cookie” or similar file and can help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a website to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Notice of Privacy Practice
This Notice describes how medical information about you may be used/ disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
Section A: Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information
Under applicable law, we are required to protect the privacy of your individual health information (referred to as Protected Health Information or PHI). We are also required to provide you with Notice of our policies and procedures concerning your PHI and abide by these terms, as it may be updated from time to time.
We are permitted to make certain types of disclosures under applicable law for the purposes of treatment, payment, and/or healthcare operations. Examples of which may include the use of your PHI for dispensing medication and therapy management, providing, coordinating, or managing healthcare, physician consultations, for obtaining or providing reimbursement for services, providing quality assessment and improvement on services, administrative purposes, and compliance activities.
We store some of your PHI in electronic computer files which we backup daily, and employ other precautions to safeguard the integrity of your PHI. Although unlikely, technology failure or computer crash could cause loss of data, but reasonable safeguards are used to prevent this minute possibility.
We may contact you to provide refill reminders, health screening, wellness events, inoculations, vaccinations of info regarding alternative treatment options or other services of interest.
We may disclose your PHI to your pharmacy plan sponsor.
We may use/disclose your PHI without your authorization when the pharmacy needs to contact a physician/physician’s staff and are permitted to without written authorization from the individual. We may also use/disclose PHI to another pharmacy if they have your request and consent to transfer pharmacy records to them.
From time to time, we may employ business associates that assist us who may use, change, or create PHI, but all are required to comply with privacy regulations on your behalf.
We may disclose PHI without authorization to comply with Worker’s Compensation, Law Enforcement, legal proceedings, public health requirements, health oversight activities, and as required by law.
You may ask us to restrict use/disclosure of PHI in treatment, payment, operations, to family/relatives/ friends/others involved in your care or payment for your care: however, we are not required to agree to this request.
You have the right to request to the following regarding your PHI: inspection, copying, amending, correcting, accounting of disclosures, and to receive a paper copy of this notice. We may require payment for this request to cover costs of copying, labor, and postage. Any alternatives means for receiving your PHI must be requested in writing to the address below.
We may use your name in reference to a prescription and pharmaceutical care services, and you may be required to sign a signature log form to acknowledge receipt of this service, receipt of Notice of use/disclosure of PHI as stated herein.
We may disclose to family/friends/relatives/persons identified by you, PHI that is related to payment or patient care. If incapacitated, we will use our judgment based on the best interests of your healthcare.
We reserve the right to change the terms of this notice and make new provisions as needed, and you may receive a copy of any revisions by contacting the above stated individual.
If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint at the above location or to the Department of Health and Human Services, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20201. You will not be retaliated against filing a complaint.
Section B: Contacting Us
You may contact us for further information and complete notice at the address and phone numbers printed at the top of this page.
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