Notice of Privacy (HIPAA)
Effective date of notice: February 4, 2013
Purpose of this Notice
Ikonopedia respects the privacy of protected health information and understands the importance of keeping this information confidential and secure. This Notice describes how we protect the confidentiality of the protected health information we receive.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
How We Protect Personal Information
We treat personal information securely and confidentially. We limit access to personal information to only those persons who need to know that information to provide support services to our customers. These persons are trained on the importance of safeguarding this information and must comply with our procedures and applicable laws. We employ strict physical, electronic and procedural security standards (fully encrypted PHI) to protect personal information and maintain internal procedures to promote the integrity and accuracy of that information.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may use or disclose protected health information to the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) in connection with the reporting of adverse events, product defects or problems, product tracking or for other purposes as required by the FDA. We may use or disclose de-identified protected health information during the course of clinical research activities. We may also disclose personal information as required by law.
Individual Rights to Access and Correct Personal Information
We have procedures in place for individuals to have access to protected health information, and procedures in place to ensure the integrity of our information and for the timely correction of incorrect information. You may contact our HIPAA privacy officer (listed below) to access to your protected health information.
Filing a Complaint
If you feel that the privacy of your personal health information has not been managed securly, please contact our HIPAA privacy officer at the email below. You may also wish to file a complaint with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). You may do so on the HHS website.
Ikonopedia HIPAA Privacy Officer