Privacy Policy

This notice was published and becomes effective on April 28, 2019.

Your privacy is important to us.  Please review the following carefully. It is Stouq’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. This Privacy Notice applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, we collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use this website. From time to time, we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. We also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on the site. We only disclose logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.               

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.            

Advertisements

Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by us and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

           



Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third -party sites, products or services.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, we use "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using this website with the drawback that certain features of this website may not function properly without the aid of cookies. By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to our use of cookies.            

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change its Privacy Policy periodically, and in our sole discretion. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

                   

  1. Your Rights

Request confidential communications

  1. 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.
  2. We will consider all reasonable requests, and must say “yes” if you tell us you would be in danger if we do not.

Ask us to limit what we use or share

  1. You can ask us not to use or share certain health information for payment or our operations.
  2. We will consider all reasonable requests, but we are not required to do so.

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.


  1.  Your Choices

In these cases, we never share your information unless you give us written permission:

  1. Marketing purposes
  2. Sale of your information

Uses and Disclosures

We may use and share your information as we:

  • Run our organization
  • Help with public health and safety issues
  • Do research
  • Comply with the law
  • Respond to organ and tissue donation requests and work with a medical examiner or funeral director
  • Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
  • Respond to lawsuits and legal actions

We can use your health information and share it with professionals who are treating you.

We can use and disclose your information to run our organization and contact you when necessary.

We can use and disclose your health information as we pay for your            health services.

We may disclose your health information to your health plan sponsor for plan administration.

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.

Public Health and Safety Issues

We can share health information about you for certain situations such as:

  1. Preventing disease
  2. Helping with product recalls
  3. Reporting adverse reactions to medications
  4. Reporting suspected abuse, neglect, or domestic violence
  5. Preventing or reducing a serious threat to anyone’s health or safety

We can use or share your information for health research. 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 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.

    3. Our Responsibilities

  1. We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information.
  2. We will let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your information.
  3. We must follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice and give you a copy of it.
  4. 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.

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy:

Stouq

Privacy Officer

830 West Route 22 #119

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

630-557-9624



You can file a privacy 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/.