As you navigate this site and communicate with us electronically, you may be asked to disclose certain personal information so that you can be provided with the appropriate services and materials. In order for you to make an informed decision about whether to disclose your personal information via this site, please review the following information about how we collect and use personal information. Personal information may include data that is unique to an individual, such as a name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number. Any individually identifiable information must be collected, maintained, stored, and protected in accordance with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The following examples illustrate the ways in which your protected health information may be used, among others:
HIPAA aims to prevent impermissible and unintentional disclosures of protected health information. Disclosures may be made for limited purposes including the core health care functions of treatment, payment for care, and health care operations. HIPAA also permits uses and disclosures for a number of additional public policy and benefit purposes, such as research, without the individual’s authorization; however, specific conditions and limitations apply to such uses and disclosures.
Additionally, your personal information may be transmitted or disclosed to third parties if required by law, such as pursuant to a subpoena, regulatory oversight, or other legal process, or to enable contractors or vendors to perform certain tasks, including, but not limited to, website maintenance and performance enhancement. Additionally, your personal information may be transmitted or disclosed to Medtronic to allow Medtronic to contact you and offer its assistance in helping you manage your health care.
Your personally identifiable health information will only be disclosed in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and regulations and any recipients will be required to apply reasonable safeguards to protect such information and use it strictly for the purpose for which it was provided.
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Last Update: March, 2017