II. HIPAA NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
For information on how we collect and use medical and health information protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), please review our Notice of Privacy Practices located here: https://www.empowerme.com/notice-of-privacy-practices.
III. HOW WE COLLECT AND USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information You Volunteer. We collect any personal information that you provide while visiting or using the Site. This may include your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and other contact information, and any other personal information that you submit when filling out an application, requesting that we contact you, responding to a survey or questionnaire, or otherwise submitting content on the Site. We use this personal information for the purposes made apparent at the time of collection, as well as to communicate with you regarding the Site, monitor and improve the quality of the Site, and as otherwise required or permitted under applicable law.
Employment Opportunities. If you are applying for a job position with EmpowerMe Wellness through the Site, we collect and store all of the additional information that you provide to us in your profile and application. This may include, among other information: (i) details on the care or services you offer, including for example the type of care/services you provide, your availability, your location, your level of education, your prior experience, languages you speak, your ability to drive; (ii) your phone numbers; and (iii) references, if you choose to provide them; (iv) any other information you choose to include in your application. We use this personal information for the purposes made apparent at the time of collection, verify the information you provide to us as well as the representations and warranties you make to us in any employment application, as well as to communicate with you regarding job openings and postings, monitor and improve the quality of the Site, and as otherwise required or permitted under applicable law.
Automatic Collection of Information. Certain types of information may be collected automatically when you visit and use the Site. For instance, we may collect the IP address of the computer you are using; the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet address of the website from which you linked to the Site; the type of browser you are using; time and date stamp information; and information regarding your visit to the Site, including your landing page, the number and order of pages viewed, and the time spent on a particular page. We do not treat this non-personally identifiable information as personal information, unless it is combined with contact, account, or similar information that personally identifies you.
Cookies. Like many websites, this Site may use session-based or persistent “cookies” or similar technologies to automatically gather some information about you or offer a personalized experience when using the Site. We use these technologies to enhance and facilitate the use of the Site. Some areas of the Site may require cookies, and cannot be used without enabling cookies. If you are concerned about cookies stored on your computer, we encourage you to follow your web browser’s guidance for deleting cookies after completing a browsing session.
IV. HOW WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Affiliates and Business Partners. We do not rent or sell your personal information to unaffiliated third parties for mass marketing purposes. We may share personal information collected through this Site with our affiliated entities and our strategic business partners. These affiliates and business partners may use the information to contact you regarding information or services that may be of interest, or as otherwise required or permitted under applicable law.
Service Providers. We may share personal information collected through the Site with companies that perform services on our behalf, including companies that provide support services to us (such as data storage and web hosting services).
Law Enforcement and Protection. We may disclose your personal information when we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law (including a court order or subpoena); to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to enforce the terms that govern your use of this Site; or to protect the rights, property or safety of our Site, other users, or third parties. We also reserve the right to report to appropriate law enforcement or government agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be harmful or unlawful, with or without providing notice to you.
Business Transfers. All personal information and other content submitted by you to us is treated as a business asset and may be transferred to another organization that acquires an ownership interest in the stock or assets of our organization, including as the result of a sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or liquidation.
V. PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THIRD PARTIES
Links to Third-Party Websites. This Site may contain links to other websites. We do not take any responsibility for monitoring these links, and the inclusion of these links should not be construed as any sort of affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, or approval. You should review the privacy policies of other websites carefully before providing any information to such websites. We shall not be responsible or liable for any information, opinions, goods, or services available on or through any third party website, or any third party website’s privacy practices.
Publicly Posted Information. Please consider carefully the types of personal information and other content that you post for public display on the Site. We have no control over how other users may respond to, use, or misuse the information that you choose to post publicly. EmpowerMe Wellness, its directors, officers, employees, agents, and affiliates are not responsible for any other user’s or third party’s use of personal information or other content that you post for public display on the Site, or for the online or offline actions of any other user or third party, and shall have no liability for any actions or inaction taken in connection therewith.
VII. TERMS OF SERVICE
This Site is intended for and directed to adults. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we do not knowingly permit submission of personally identifiable information by anyone under 13 years of age. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifiable information. If we are notified that someone under the age of 13 has provided us with personally identifiable information, we will use reasonable efforts to remove such personal information from our databases.
IX. ONLINE SECURITY
We implement measures to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of sensitive personal information under our control and not otherwise publicly posted on the Site. However, please bear in mind that no website or data transmission over the Internet is totally secure. As a result, we cannot promise or guarantee the security of any personal information you provide on or through the Site.
X. CONTACTING US