Thank you for visiting the Web site of Broward Regional Health Planning Council. Your privacy is very important to us. BRHPC policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to make such information available to us. When you visit our site, the Web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the site. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address or other personal information.
Broward Regional Health Planning Council is required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (found in Title XIII of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) (collectively referred to as “HIPAA”), as amended from time to time, to maintain the privacy of individually identifiable patient health information (this information is “protected health information” and is referred to herein as “PHI”). We are also required to provide patients with a Notice of Privacy Practices regarding PHI. We will only use or disclose your PHI as permitted or required by applicable state law. This Notice applies to your PHI in our possession including the medical records generated by us.
In addition, information is only gathered regarding the volume and timing of access to the site by collecting information on the date, time and pages you visited while at the site. This is done so that the content of the site can be improved. If you choose to share personal information, such as sending a message or filling out an electronic form with personal information, the information will be utilized for the specified purpose. However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law.
Please note that Florida’s Public Records Law requires that all information received in connection with state business be made available to anyone upon request, unless the information is subject to a specific statutory exemption.