Effective Date 05/05/2020
EZ Healthcare, Inc. (“EZ”) creates software and tools for practices and their patients. Whether you engage with our website (www.ezhealthcare.com) or through our APP on your mobile device, we may temporarily store your personal information for a number of purposes as described in this policy.
Our Website and Servers, Your Use of Browsers
When you access Our Website and Our Servers through a browser, application or other client, our servers automatically collect and store information. In most cases, this information is generated by various third-party tracking technologies such as Google Analytics.
- Your browser type;
- Language preference;
- The Internet Protocol (IP) address (which may tell us generally where you are located); and
- The type of device or system you used.
Your browser may also tell us information such as:
- The time and date of your request;
- The page that led you to Our Website; and
- The search terms you typed into a search engine that led you to Our Website, if applicable.
- Your IP address;
- The pages of our site that you visit;
- The time and date of your visit;
- The time you spend on certain pages on our site; and
- Various other statistics.
When we collect your information through Our Website or App, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the top or bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the URL address of the web page. We have internal policies and processes directed towards limiting access to your information to perform necessary activities or to improve our websites, products and services.
Links to Other Sites
Our Website or APP may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that EZ is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects your information.
Effective Date 05/05/2020
EZ takes very seriously its obligation to protect the confidentiality of your personal information.
EZ’s mobile applications for patients, including the EZ Healthcare APP for iOS and Android, are intended to connect you to information received from Your Healthcare Provider (YHP) in order to provide you secure, mobile access to those systems and to your health information.
This App is used primarily to allow users to display appointment information, prescriptions, physician notes and laboratory results on their personal mobile devices as authorized by them and their providers.
Some of the health data we have or may collect as part of this EZ Healthcare software application is protected by HIPAA. Read our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices.
All transmission and storage methods are HIPAA compliant using a variety of technical safeguards, supporting Transport Layer Security (TLS)/Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate technology and data encryption.
This technology or App does not request access to other device data or applications, such as your phone’s camera, photos, or contacts.
This technology or App does not share the collected data with your social media accounts, such as Facebook.
Information Collected from You and Stored on Your Device
EZ does not sell, share, or license any information that it may collect from you from using our Applications.
Our Applications do not store any of your personal information on your device. Our Applications do not send any personal information back to EZ without your permission. Any personal information sent to EZ through use of Our Application is protected pursuant to HIPAA guidelines in regards to storage and transmission.
The information that is provided to you during the display processes is temporary and is released and deleted as you close the APP. It is not retained on your device following closure.
EZ attempts to minimize the amount of your personal or health information stored or retained on your device. Nevertheless, our Applications may:
- Create encrypted identifiers to identify target healthcare providers you have authorized.
- Temporarily store your personal information in memory or on the device while you use our Applications.
- Share some limited amount of information for purposes of troubleshooting and error correction directly or indirectly with EZ with your consent.
- In addition, in order to provide you certain features, our Applications may request information from servers and systems owned or operated by EZ and those servers and systems may record technical information about that request such as an IP address.
Information from Your Healthcare Provider
EZ does not sell, share, or license any information that it may collect from Your Healthcare Provider from you using Our Applications.
Who Has Access to Your Information?
When your information is provided to EZ as part of the process, your information WILL NOT be shared with any third parties.
Any personal information EZ Information Technology (IT) staff has access to as part of their role is subject to HIPAA protection.
How We Protect Your Information
We use a combination of process, technology and physical security controls to help protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of storage, is 100% secure.
To use Our Applications, you must have received an account from a healthcare provider who uses EZ’s software and given consent for your healthcare provider to provide access to you or your designated representative through this app. You are further required to activate your device using a one-time activation Personal Identification Number (PIN). We save the specific device information being used and do not allow other devices access without being specifically authorized.
How We Protect Your Personal Information
The security of your information and data, at all times including while using Our Applications is very important to us. Our Applications employ a variety of technical safeguards to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your personal information including supporting Transport Layer Security (TLS)/Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate technology and encryption.
In addition, healthcare providers with whom you connect may use a variety of physical, administrative and technical measures to protect your personal information.
Policy Regarding Breaches
EZ will protect consumers in the event of a breach by complying with the HIPAA Disclosure Policy.