Digital Privacy

Our digital privacy policy guides and demonstrates our commitment to protecting your privacy. This policy describes how we manage information we learn about you when you use our website.

You may also wish to review our Patient Privacy and Donor Privacy information.

Who we are

HRSA/FTCS Deemed Facility

GraceMed Health Clinic Inc receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals. Covered individuals include both employed and FTCA sponsored volunteers.

Este centro de salud recibe financiamiento de la Secretaria de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS) y tiene un estatus de consideración bajo la ley de Servicios De Salud Federales (PHS) con respecto a ciertos reclamos por cuestiones de salud o en relación a la salud, incluyendo reclamos que incluyan negligencia médica contra el centro de salud o individuos cubiertos. Individuos cubiertos incluye empleados y voluntarios patrocinados por FTCA.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect and store aggregated information about visitors to our website, such as: name of referral source (such as Facebook or a Google search) the date and time website visits internet service provider (ISP) We use this information to gather insights into the usability and performance of the content we provide on our website. This information helps us improve the website’s user experience.

Contact forms

We use contact forms to collect information for your donation, adopt-a-patient inquiries, dental consent forms and news magazine sign ups.  The information collected is not stored on our website and is only used for the purpose it was given. We never share your information with anyone.

Cookies

If you make a donation or register for an event on our website we ask your computer to set a cookie. These cookies are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you choose to make another donation or sign up for an event. These cookies will last for one year and can be cleared by clearing the cache (browsing history) on your computer.

Embedded content from other websites

Forms on this website may be embedded from our donor management website.  Videos on this site may also be embedded (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Use of Links to Other websites

Our website may provide links to other services that contain information of interest to our visitors. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the views or accuracy of information contained on these other websites and their servers.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics to report the quantity and source of visits to the website. This does not give us personal information about you but does help us to know what we can do to make our website more useful to you as a visitor.

Your contact information

We use your contact information for the purposes you designate. Primarily, these include sending you receipts for payments made and our news email.  All information gathered by the organization from the website is confidential. A limited number authorized individuals collect, review and maintain website visitor information. GraceMed won’t sell or loan website visitor information with other organizations, agency, or commercial firms.

Where we send your data

We do not send your data to any person or organization outside of GraceMed Health Clinic Inc.

Who we share your data with

We never share your data outside our organization. 

How long we retain your data

If you make a donation or register for an event, the information is retained indefinitely. This is for tax purposes.

What rights you have over your data

If you have made a donation or registered for an event, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Additional information

Opting out of the GraceMed newsletter

GraceMed follows CAN-SPAM Act guidelines. We will never sign you up for our newsletter without your permission. You may opt out of receiving our newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any and every newsletter we send.

How we protect your data

We protect the data transmitted through the website by encrypting the website. You’ll see a lock in the address bar noting that the website is secure.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If there were ever a data breach that would expose your personal information we would contact you within a reasonable time frame with the date of the breach and any data that may have been exposed. 

Accessibility

Our website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities. It complies with federal accessibility guidelines. your comments about our website. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us.

Online Patient Portal

Should you receive medical, dental, pharmacy, vision and/or behavioral health services from GraceMed, you may use our online Patient Portal. This portal is accessible through our website. We will assign you a unique log-in name and password. You can use these credentials to access your account information and schedule future appointments. By using the patient portal, you agree to the terms of use and the privacy policy governing this electronic access site for your sole benefit.

Last updated: November 13, 2019

Policy Changes

We reserve the right to change donor and other digital privacy policies. When we do, we’ll note the last update in the relevant privacy section of our website. For changes to this policy that may be less restrictive on our use or disclosure of your personal information, we will get your consent in advance by sending a notice to your primary email address or home address and place a prominent notice on our website

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