NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES – PARTICIPANTS
The Center for Family Support, Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of Protected Health Information, known as (PHI), about the individuals we support. As per current state laws and federal HIPAA Laws, unless CFS has received a specific written authorization from the individual being supported, their legal guardian or personal representative or applicable law otherwise requires or permits, a particular use or disclosure of protected health information may only be permitted for the purposes of (a) our agency’s treatment or habilitation activities, (b) our agency’s payment activities and reimbursement for services rendered and (c) other routine health care and business operations related to the welfare of the supported individual. Such information may be duly disclosed to other health care providers who render such services to the individual, unless otherwise objected to by the individual, their legal guardian or personal representative. Any requests for any information that would identify the supported individual should be brought to the attention of the program supervisor and the agency HIPAA Privacy Officer as per agency HIPAA Privacy policies.
Radhina Hernandez, MPA
Compliance & Privacy Officer/Director of Quality Assurance
The Center for Family Support, Inc./The Center for Family Support, NJ/ The Center for Family Support-Self Directed Services
333 Seventh Avenue 9th Floor New York, NY 10001
The Center for Family Support has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its respect for its users’ personal privacy. The following provides the information gathering and dissemination practices for this website, www.cfsny.org, (the “Site”). By using the Site you consent to the collection and use of the information provided in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement. The Center for Family Support reserves the right to amend this policy from time to time as it sees fit.
What Information is Collected
We collect no information on consumers who browse our Web page. When contacting The Center for Family Support, users of the Site may need to provide personally identifiable information. This information may include contact information such as names, e-mail addresses and postal address. All such personal information is kept confidential. You always have access to your personal information.
How We Use the Information
Access to the Site allows The Center for Family Support to use contact information provided by users, for personalization, identification, to send them information, newsletters, and notifications about services provided by or through the efforts of The Center for Family Support and for communication.
Disclosure of Information
We will not provide such personally identifiable information to companies outside The Center for Family Support without prior notice to you. The Center for Family Support will not intentionally disclose the personally identifiable information of users to third parties. It will also take reasonable steps to prevent accidental disclosure of this information. The Center for Family Support may, however, disclose such information as it is required to do so by law.
The Site may contain links to other sites. The Center for Family Support is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites or any site that may provide a link to the Site. The Center for Family Support encourages you to review the privacy statements of such websites before submitting any information to them.
It is our policy to respect our users’ requests not to receive e-mail or direct mailed information distributed by The Center for Family Support. To be excluded from receiving information, newsletters, and notifications about services provided by or through the efforts of The Center for Family Support please send an e-mail to Development@cfsny.org
Information on Cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text that are stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site. Our web server will put one cookie on client computers, a session cookie. A session lists when the person last visited a page and what IP address they are connecting from.
The Center for Family Support has implemented generally acceptable standards of security to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only those authorized by The Center for Family Support are provided access to this information. Those so authorized are expected to treat this information as confidential.
Contacting The Center for Family Support and the Website
The Center for Family Support welcomes your feedback about this privacy statement and about all of our services.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website please contact us via email at Development@cfsny.org or by phone at (212) 269-7939 or by mail at:
The Center for Family Support
333 Seventh Avenue
New York, New York 10001
The Center for Family Support, Inc. is grateful to our community of supporters and are committed to your privacy and our transparency.
To enable us to communicate with you, the Center for Family Support Foundation collects and maintains: your contact information (name, organization, address, email address, and phone number); and your donation information (amounts, dates, and payment methods).
Your contact and donation information are shared with programs to track contributions and facilitate communications, such as donation databases and email systems. These programs are mandated to treat this information confidentially and are prohibited from transferring the information elsewhere.
The Center for Family Support Foundation does not sell, rent, trade, or transfer any personal or donation information to outside agencies or companies.
All gifts made to the Center for Family Support Foundation are tax-deductible as a charitable contribution to the extent allowed under applicable law.
The Center for Family Support Foundation’s EIN is 45-0824358.
You can be removed from receiving fundraising requests by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or 333 7th Avenue, 9th Floor New York, NY 10001.
A copy of our latest financial report(s) may be obtained by requesting one to email@example.com or 333 7th Avenue, 9th Floor New York, NY 10001. You may also receive one from the Attorney General Charities Bureau of New York: 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.