Global Lyme Alliance Inc. (“GLA”) maintains the highest level of respect for the privacy. This notice describes how information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.This Notice of Privacy Practices ("notice") describes how we may use and disclose your information. We are required by law to:
As permitted, we may use and disclose your information for the following purposes only:
Under certain circumstances, we may use and disclose information for research purposes. Before we use or disclose medical information about you ,we will either remove information that personally identifies you or gain approval through a special approval process designed to protect the privacy of your medical information. In some circumstances, we may use your information to generate aggregate data (summarized data that does not identify you) to study outcomes, costs and provider profiles and to suggest benefit designs for your employer or health plan. These studies generate aggregate data that we may sell or disclose to other companies or organizations. Aggregate data does not personally identify you.
We may disclose your information to prevent or lessen an imminent threat to the health or safety of another person or the public. Such disclosure will only be made to someone in a position to prevent or lessen the threat.
We will disclose medical information about you when required to do so by law. If federal, state or local law within your jurisdiction offers you additional protections against improper use or disclosure of medical information, we will follow such laws to the extent they apply.
Other uses and disclosures of your information not listed in this notice will be made only with your written authorization. You may revoke this authorization at any time unless we have taken action in reliance upon it.Your Rights With Respect to Your InformationYou have the following rights regarding information we maintain about you:
When you visit this Site, we have access to the following types of informationabout you: