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Privacy Policy

This notice of privacy describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

Privacy Statement

At Southwest Community Health Center, Inc. (Southwest CHC), we work hard to ensure your privacy and maintain the confidentiality of your information and medical records. Like all accredited healthcare institutions, we follow a federal law called the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which is designed to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patient information. We insist that our staff observe patient confidentiality, respecting your right to privacy about your medical records and experience at the Yale Health Center.

The use of cameras or recording devices is prohibited in the Yale Health Center without permission.

If you have any comments, questions or concerns regarding your privacy at Southwest Community Health Center, please feel free to request a meeting with Southwest CHC's Privacy Officer. 

If you would like to read our Notice of Privacy Practices, please click on the appropriate link below. We have the notice available in English, Spanish and soon to be Portuguese. 

Notice of Privacy Practices (ENG) - 2018.pdf

 

Web site privacy

Disclaimer:
All information is intended for your general knowledge and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

Information Collection and Use:
Southwest Community Health Center is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others. Southwest CHC collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Mail List Signup:
In order to signup to receive our email newsletter, you need to provide us with your name and email address.

Cookies:
Southwest CHC doesn’t contain any HTTP “cookies”.

Log Files:
We use log files to gain information about user’s interests. These log files don’t contain any personally identifiable information. The log file contains the name of requested file, when it was requested and whether the request came from the network of Southwest Community Health Center.

Security:
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

External Links:
Some web sites are linked for the convenience of our members. These sites are not managed by Southwest CHC. We make every effort to recommend sites of high quality. However, Southwest CHC does not continuously review, control or take responsibility for the content of sites other than our own. If you are disappointed in the quality of a site we have listed, please let us know.

Cameras and Recording Devices

The use of cameras or recording devices is prohibited in Southwest Community Health Center without permission. Conversations with our staff may not be recorded unless all involved parties agree in advance.