RapidMEQ, LLC is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the RapidMEQ.com ® website and governs data collection and usage. By using the RapidMEQ.com ® website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
RapidMEQ, LLC collects personally identifiable information such as your name, last four digits of your Social Security number and your telephone number. RapidMEQ, LLC also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, employer, job title, height and weight.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by RapidMEQ, LLC. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by RapidMEQ, LLC for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the RapidMEQ.com ® website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through RapidMEQ.com ® public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: RapidMEQ, LLC does not read any of your private online communications.
RapidMEQ, LLC encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from RapidMEQ.com ® so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. RapidMEQ, LLC is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the RapidMEQ.com ® and RapidMEQ.com ® family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
RapidMEQ.com ® collects and uses your personal information to operate the RapidMEQ.com ® website and deliver the services you have requested. RapidMEQ.com ® also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from RapidMEQ.com ® and its affiliates. RapidMEQ.com ® may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
RapidMEQ, LLC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. RapidMEQ, LLC 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) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, RapidMEQ, LLC 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 RapidMEQ, LLC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
RapidMEQ, LLC does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
RapidMEQ, LLC keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within RapidMEQ.com ®, in order to determine what RapidMEQ.com ® services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within RapidMEQ.com ® to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
RapidMEQ, LLC websites will disclose your personal information, 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 RapidMEQ.com ® or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of RapidMEQ, LLC; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of RapidMEQ.com ®, or the public.
The RapidMEQ.com ® Web site use “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 RapidMEQ.com ® pages, or register with RapidMEQ.com ® site or services, a cookie helps RapidMEQ.com ® 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 RapidMEQ.com ® website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the RapidMEQ.com ® 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 RapidMEQ.com ® services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
RapidMEQ, LLC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. RapidMEQ, LLC secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
HIPAA Compliance Statement
RapidMEQ, LLC hereby assures our customers that we will:
- Comply with the rules and regulations concerning the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
- Require the utilization of a Business Associate Addendum (BAA), in the event that confidential information will be disclosed. This addendum may be provided by RapidMEQ, LLC upon request.
- Not use or disclose any PHI except in the course of meeting our contractual obligations or as required by law.
- Ensure that agents or subcontractors working on our behalf agree to the same restrictions.
- Protect against any non-permitted use or disclosure of PHI using no less than a reasonable amount of care.
- Report any non-compliance of which we become aware.
- At the request and direction of the customer and if feasible, make available PHI in accordance within the requirements of HIPAA.
- Upon reasonable notice and during normal business hours, allow the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services the right to audit our records and practices related to the use and disclosure of PHI to ensure compliance.
- Upon termination of contract or upon request, if feasible, return or destroy all PHI received or created as a result of any contract and retain no copies.
- Have named a HIPAA Security Official who creates, maintains, and trains regarding our HIPAA policies and procedures.
- Have established that all employees with access to PHI receive training on our policies and procedures according to HIPAA mandates.
Changes to this Statement
RapidMEQ, LLC will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. RapidMEQ, LLC encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how RapidMEQ, LLC is protecting your information.
RapidMEQ, LLC welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that RapidMEQ, LLC has not adhered to this Statement, please contact RapidMEQ, LLC at JPSomnerMD@RapidMEQ.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.