Hutchison Benefits Group is committed to protecting your privacy and providing you with a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Hutchison Benefits Group Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Hutchison Benefits Group website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Hutchison Benefits Group collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number, financial, billing and medical information. Hutchison Benefits Group also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
We are required by law to maintain the privacy of protected health information (PHI) and to provide you with this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information. Hutchison Benefits Group is required by law to abide by the terms of this Notice.
HOW YOUR PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION (PHI) INFORMATION WILL BE USED AND DISCLOSED
Hutchison Benefits Group will ONLY use your medical information as part of rendering our Prescription Assistance Program (PAP) services as defifined in the Hutchison Benefits Group terms and conditions. Furthermore Hutchison Benefits Group will disclose your personal information which may include your PHI, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Hutchison Benefits Group or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Hutchison Benefits Group; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Hutchison Benefits Group, or the public.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Hutchison Benefits Group. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Hutchison Benefits Group for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Hutchison Benefits Group Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Hutchison Benefits Group public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Hutchison Benefits Group does not read any of your private online communications.
Hutchison Benefits Group encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Hutchison Benefits Group so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Hutchison Benefits Group is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Hutchison Benefits Group and Hutchison Benefits Group family of Web sites.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Hutchison Benefits Group collects and uses your personal information to operate the Hutchison Benefits Group Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Hutchison Benefits Group may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Hutchison Benefits Group and its affiliates. Hutchison Benefits Group may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Hutchison Benefits Group does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Hutchison Benefits Group may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number, PHI) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Hutchison Benefits Group may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Hutchison Benefits Group, and they are required to maintain the confifidentiality of your information.
Hutchison Benefits Group does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Hutchison Benefits Group may keep track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Hutchison Benefits Group, in order to determine what Hutchison Benefits Group services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Hutchison Benefits Group to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
The Hutchison Benefits Group Web site may utilize "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Hutchison Benefits Group pages, or register with Hutchison Benefits Group site or services, a cookie helps Hutchison Benefits Group to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Hutchison Benefits Group Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Hutchison Benefits Group features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Hutchison Benefits Group services or Web sites you visit.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Hutchison Benefits Group secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Hutchison Benefits Group secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Use of this Site or any products or services of Hutchison Benefits Group and all contents of any Hutchison Benefits Group site are at your own risk. In no event shall Hutchison Benefits Group, its affiffiliates, associates, partners or officers, directors, employees, vendors or members be liable for any damages, including but not limited to incidental or consequential damages, personal injury, wrongful death, lost profits, damages resulting from lost data or information caused by use or misuse of this Site or the content thereof.
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