Notice of Information Practices and Privacy Statement
Tri-County Community Partnership Inc.
PO Box 1277
Pine Bush, NY 12566-1277
"Hope Not Handcuffs - Hudson Valley"
How We Collect Information About You
Tri-County Community Partnership through its "Hope Not Handcuffs - Hudson Valley" (HNH) and its employees and volunteers collect data through a variety of means including but not necessarily limited to letters, phone calls, emails, voice mails, text messages, and from the submission of information on the online form that are either required by law or necessary to process applications or other requests for assistance through our organization.
What We Do Not Do With Your Information:
Information about your insurance situation, and medical conditions and care that you provide to us in writing, via email, on the phone (including information left on voicemails), text messages, or information contained in or attached to applications, or directly or indirectly given to us, is held in strictest confidence.
We do not give out, exchange, barter, rent sell, lend, or disseminate any information about applicants or clients who apply for or actually receive our services that are considered patient confidential, restricted by law, or specifically restricted by a patient/client in a signed HIPAA consent form.
How We Do Use Your Information:
Information is only used as is reasonably necessary to process your application or to provide you with health services which may require communication between HNH and health care providers, treatment providers, medical service providers, insurance companies, and other providers necessary to verify your medical information is accurate and determine the type of health care services you need.
If you apply or attempt to apply to receive assistance through us and provide information with the intent or purpose of fraud or that results in either an actual crime or fraud for any reason including willful or un-willful acts of negligence whether intented or not, or in any way demonstrates or indicates attempted fraud, your non-medical information can be given to legal authorities including police, investigators, courts, and/or information as permitted by law.
Information We Do Not Collect:
Limited Right to Use Non-Identifying Personal Information From Biographies, Letters, Notes and Other Sources:
Any pictures, stories, letters, biographies, correspondence, or thank you notes sent to us become the exclusive property of HNH program. We reserve the right to use non-identifying information about our clients (those who receive services from or through us) for fundraising and promotional purposes that are directly related to our mission.
Clients will not be compensated for use of this information and no identifying information (photos, addresses, phone numbers, contact information, last names or uniquely identifiable information) will be used without the client's express advance permission.
You may specifically request that NO information be used whatsoever for promotional purposes, but you must identify any requested restrictions in writing. We respect your right to privacy and assure you no identifying information or photos that you send to us will ever be publicly used without direct or indirect consent.