Although your health record is the physical property of Iowa Diabetes, the information belongs to you. You have the right to:
Iowa Diabetes is required to:
We reserve the right to change our practices and to make the new provisions effective for all PHI we maintain. Should our information practices change, such revised policies will be made available to you.
Our Websites and Mobile Apps are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Websites and Mobile Apps. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Websites and Mobile Apps or on or through any of their features. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Websites and Mobile Apps, including but not limited to, information:
Information You Provide to Us. The information we collect on or through our Websites and Mobile Apps may include:
You also may provide information (for example, a comment on an article we post to our Websites and Mobile Apps) to be published or displayed (hereinafter, ” posted “) on public areas of the Websites and Mobile Apps, or transmitted to other users of the Websites and Mobile Apps or third parties (collectively, ” User Contributions “). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Websites and Mobile Apps with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies. As you navigate through and interact with our Websites and Mobile Apps, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking).
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Websites and Mobile Apps and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Any information we collect automatically is statistical data and may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Websites and Mobile Apps and to deliver a better and more personalized service. Of course, you may choose not to provide certain information to us, but if so, you may not be able to participate in certain Iowa Diabetes activities and transactions.
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to adjust your user preferences.
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt-out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (” NAI “) on the NAI’s website.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Websites and Mobile Apps and visiting your account profile page.
You may also send us an e-mail at email@example.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
If you delete your User Contributions from the Websites and Mobile Apps, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or might have been copied or stored by other Websites and Mobile Apps users.
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal data. For example, California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section 1798.83) permits users of our Websites and Mobile Apps that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, you may contact the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs in writing at 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite S-202, Sacramento, California 95834, or by telephone at (800) 952-5210 in order to resolve a complaint or to receive further information.
You may have additional rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), such as the right to know and access what personal data is collected about you, the right to request that certain information be corrected or deleted, the right to opt out of the sale of your information (note, the Company does not sell your information without your permission or unless you meet a regulatory exception), and the right not to be discriminated against.
To make such a request pursuant to your California rights, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or write us at:
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We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. In particular, we use the latest best practices to ensure secure data transport and data storage.
The safety and security of your information also depend on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Websites and Mobile Apps, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Websites and Mobile Apps like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Websites and Mobile Apps.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Websites and Mobile Apps. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Websites and Mobile Apps.
If have questions and would like additional information, you may contact:
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you can file a written complaint with Iowa Diabetes, Privacy Officer. There will be no retaliation for filing a complaint.