As part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), healthcare practitioners must now follow a set of federal regulations that address your rights to privacy and handling of your Protected Health Information (PHI). Your privacy is important to us at Folsom Medical Pharmacy. Linked below you will find documents describing how your personal health information is protected. When you come into the pharmacy to pick up a prescription, you will be asked to sign an acknowledging receipt of the Folsom Medical Pharmacy Notice of Privacy Practices. If you choose to have your prescription mailed, please print out the Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice of Privacy Policies linked below, fill out and return to us. If you have any questions regarding our privacy practices, please contact us at (916) 983-4900.
HIPAA Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice of Privacy Practices Form (PDF)
HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF)
What information do we collect?
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: To process transactions. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested. The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. You may opt out of any informational emails upon receipt.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 60 days.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.