Pops Health Privacy Policies
This notice describes how protected health information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
We at POPS Health understand that the personal nature of your health information. We therefore are committed to protecting this information to the fullest extent. We will create a file for all members in order to comply with legal requirements. This notice will discuss the ways in which we use and disclose your health information. We also describe your rights and our obligations regarding the use and disclosure of your health information. Federal law requires that we: (i) make sure that health information that identifies you is kept private; (ii) give you this notice of our privacy practices with respect to your health information; and (iii) follow the terms of the current notice.
We will use information about you to provide you with a personal health and fitness program. We will most likely disclose health information about you to professional fitness staff and others involved in your health and fitness program. We may use your name to send membership bills to you or your company; to send you information about the fitness center and other programs or communications, including posting it on a bulletin board; unless you specifically object. We may contact you to provide appointment reminders, information about health and fitness program alternatives or other health and fitness center-related benefit and services that may be of interest to you. We may keep your work-out information about you in an unsecured file cabinet unless you object.
We will disclose information about you when required to do so by law, in a lawsuit, to worker’s compensation, for public health, for health oversight activities or to the military if applicable.
We reserve the right to change this notice from time to time. The revised notice will be effective for information we already have about you as well as any future information.
Other uses and disclosures of information not covered by this notice will only be made with your written permission. You may revoke your permission in writing at any time. Understand that we are unable to take back any permitted disclosures, and that we are required to retain records of your care.
Rights Regarding Your Medical Information:
Right to Request Confidential Communications. You have the right to specify the manner in which you want us to communicate with you regarding your health information. You must submit your request in writing.
Right to Inspect and Copy. You have the right to inspect and copy your medical information, including your member file. You must submit your request in writing. We may charge a fee for the costs of copying. We may deny your request to see and obtain copies of your health information in certain, very limited circumstances. If you are denied access to your health information, you may request that the denial be reviewed.
Right to Amend. If you feel that your information is incorrect or incomplete, you may ask us to amend the information. You may request an amendment as long as the fitness center has this information. You must submit your request in writing. We may deny your request in certain circumstances.
Right to an Accounting of Disclosures. You have the right to request a list of the accounting of disclosures we made of your medical information. You must submit your request in writing. Your first requested list within a year is free.
Right to Request Restrictions. You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on the information we use or disclose about you for treatment, payment, and health care operations or to someone who is involved in your care or the payment for your care. We are not required to agree to your request. You must submit your request in writing.
Right to a Paper Copy of This Notice. You have the right to a paper copy of this notice. You may ask us to give you a copy of this notice at any time. You may obtain a copy of this notice at our website, www.popshealth.com
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with our office or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. All complaints must be submitted in writing. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint. To file a complaint with the office, or for any other questions regarding our privacy practices, please contact:
Suzie Huschke at 1-888-900-7677
POPS Health, Inc. collects personal information when you register and when you use our services. We may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies. When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests as well as general health questions. We use information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
We do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with us under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help us communicate with you. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees and other personnel who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.