Leander Athletic Club, LLC
This policy explains the use of your personal information, and the reasonable efforts we make to protect your information and what choices you have. We may update this policy from time to time on our Site. Please refer back to this site regularly for updates.
-We will use firewalls and encryption technology to protect personal information on our computer systems.
-We will in general, except as explained below, restrict who has access to your information, so that your information is only accessible by employees and agents of our company
Scope of Policy. This policy applies to your use of the LAC site. This policy does not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites to which this site only links.
Personal identification information. We will request personal identification information from you (your name, age, contact information, address, email, phone, credit card information, etc.)in connection with our company services for our business purposes and in connection with other activities, services or resources we make available on our Site. We collect this information from you that you voluntarily submit. We will reasonably endeavor to never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you to any third party without having received your permission, except as provided for herein or as permitted or required under law. We will share personal information with service providers who are independent contractors or trusted service providers that need access to your infomraiton in addition to our employees to provide operational or other support services or we may share statistical information with other third parties . We may also provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. We will collect your identification information without limitation through the use of the following types of methods: Use of Cookie technology, which is an element of data that a website sends to your browsers which may then store it on your system; IP address tracking when you are on the internet, when you review our website or request pages from our site, our servers log your IP address; and Web beacons; which is a small graphic image on a webpage or document that a website can use to determine information about a user.
Non personal identification information will also be possibly used, such as the browser you use, your type of computer, and other technical information. Our website and operations system may gather this non personal information to assist us with our marketing efforts for our business, and to administer our website appropriately, so that we may continue to improve our communication with our clients and our website functionality
Privacy of Children.
Our website is intended only for adults over the age of eighteen years of age. We recommend that all adult guardians or parents restrict their use of the internet to direct them only to websites that are directed to children, and not to any online website that may collect their personal information. Our registrations are limited to adults over 18 and any minor child, must be registered by their legal guardian or legal parent if they become a member of LAC. In the case of any minor becoming a member of the LAC, it is agreed and understood that the parent or legal guardian will be present and monitor any viewing of LAC website content and give consent to their child to view it.
Links to other sites.
Users will or may see content on our site that links to other sites and services of other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites. Those third party sites and services should have their own privacy policies and customer service policies and we do not monitor their polices. You should review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing your personal information to those sites.
Choice/Opt-in and Opt-out
By using our website and becoming a member of LAC you are consenting to Opt-in to our policies. If you later change your mind, you will need to change your option by contacting us at LAC on our website on our customer service link or contact Amanda Anderson, of LAC at the address below. It is not always possible to completely remove or change information in our database and servers once you have provided it, but we will make a reasonable effort to do so upon your request. We are unable to have your information removed from the records of any third party who has been provided with your information in accordance with this policy.
Your choices. In addition to the rights stated herein, you also can personally manage cookies through your own web browser. You can do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or visiting www.allabout cookies.org. Please note however if you disable cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features and functionalities of the LAC site and services.
When it comes to your health information, you have certain rights. This section explains your rights and some of our responsibilities to help you.
Get an electronic or paper copy of your medical record
- You can ask to see or get an electronic or paper copy of your medical record and other health information we have about you. Ask us how to do this.
- We will provide a copy or a summary of your health information, usually within 30 days of your request. We may charge a reasonable, cost-based fee.
Ask us to correct your medical record
- You can ask us to correct health information about you that you think is incorrect or incomplete. Ask us how to do this.
- We may say “no” to your request, but we’ll tell you why in writing within 60 days.
Request confidential communications
- You can ask us to contact you in a specific way (for example, home or office phone) or to send mail to a different address.
- We will say “yes” to all reasonable requests.
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Ask us to limit what we use or share
- You can ask us not to use or share certain health information for treatment, payment, or our operations.
- We are not required to agree to your request, and we may say “no” if it would affect your care.
- If you pay for a service or health care item out-of-pocket in full, you can ask us not to share that information for the purpose of payment or our operations with your health insurer.
- We will say “yes” unless a law requires us to share that information.
Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared information
- You can ask for a list (accounting) of the times we’ve shared your health information for six years prior to the date you ask, who we shared it with, and why.
- We will include all the disclosures except for those about treatment, payment, and health care operations, and certain other disclosures (such as any you asked us to make). We’ll provide one accounting a year for free but will charge a reasonable, cost-based fee if you ask for another one within 12 months.
Get a copy of this privacy notice
- You can ask for a paper copy of this notice at any time, even if you have agreed to receive the notice electronically. We will provide you with a paper copy promptly.
Choose someone to act for you
- If you have given someone medical power of attorney or if someone is your legal guardian, that person can exercise your rights and make choices about your health information.
- We will make sure the person has this authority and can act for you before we take any action.
File a complaint if you feel your rights are violated
- You can complain if you feel we have violated your rights by contacting us using the information on page 1.
- You can file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights by sending a letter to 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201, calling 1-877-696-6775, or visiting www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/complaints/.
- We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.
For certain health information, you can tell us your choices about what we share. If you have a clear preference for how we share your information in the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.
In these cases, you have both the right and choice to tell us to:
- Share information with your family, close friends, or others involved in your care
- Share information in a disaster relief situation
- Include your information in a hospital directory
- Contact you for fundraising efforts
If you are not able to tell us your preference, for example if you are unconscious, we may go ahead and share your information if we believe it is in your best interest. We may also share your information when needed to lessen a serious and imminent threat to health or safety.
In these cases we never share your information unless you give us written permission:
- Marketing purposes
- Sale of your information
- Most sharing of psychotherapy notes
In the case of fundraising:
- We may contact you for fundraising efforts, but you can tell us not to contact you again.
How do we typically use or share your health information? We typically use or share your health information in the following ways.
- We can use your health information and share it with other professionals who are treating you.
Example: A doctor treating you for an injury asks another doctor about your overall health condition.
Run our organization
- We can use and share your health information to run our practice, improve your care,
and contact you when necessary.
Example: We use health information about you to manage your treatment and services.
Bill for your services
- We can use and share your health information to bill and get payment from health plans or other entities.
Example: We give information about you to your health insurance plan so it will pay for your services.
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How else can we use or share your health information? We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and
research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html.
Help with public health and safety issues
- We can share health information about you for certain situations such as:
- Preventing disease
- Helping with product recalls
- Reporting adverse reactions to medications
- Reporting suspected abuse, neglect, or domestic violence
- Preventing or reducing a serious threat to anyone’s health or safety
- We can use or share your information for health research.
Comply with the law
- We will share information about you if state or federal laws require it, including with the Department of Health and Human Services if it wants to see that we’re complying with federal privacy law.
Respond to organ and tissue donation requests
- We can share health information about you with organ procurement organizations.
Work with a medical examiner or funeral director
- We can share health information with a coroner, medical examiner, or funeral director when an individual dies.
Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
- We can use or share health information about you:
- For workers’ compensation claims
- For law enforcement purposes or with a law enforcement official
- With health oversight agencies for activities authorized by law
- For special government functions such as military, national security, and presidential protective services
Respond to lawsuits and legal actions
- We can share health information about you in response to a court or administrative order, or in response to a subpoena.
- We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information.
- We will let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your information.
- We must follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice and give you a copy of it.
- We will not use or share your information other than as described here unless you tell us we can in writing. If you tell us we can, you may change your mind at any time. Let us know in writing if you change your mind.
For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html.
Changes to the Terms of This Notice
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, and on our web site.
Effective April 15, 2022