Your privacy is very important to us, so at Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics, we carefully guard your confidential, individual-identifiable information (commonly referred to as your “personal information”). Personal information includes information that identifies you, such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, social security number and date of birth, and information related to your health status, such as pharmacy and medical claims data, when coupled with one of the identifiers. Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics obtains your personal information through its administrative, clinical management, network services and various services related to health plans, insurance policies and workers’ compensation claims (what we call “health benefits services”), through corporate activities (such as investor and public relations), and also when you send it to us (through this App or otherwise). We limit our collection and use of information to the minimum required to deliver and inform you about health benefits services.
Because maintaining your trust is a fundamental part of our business, we protect your personal information through a combination of security mechanisms: We use non-published URLs, logins and passwords for certain sites where authentication of online users is essential; We require any organization that provides services to Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information, and reserve the right to audit them for compliance. We provide training to our employees in the proper handling of personal information, and limit access to employees who have a legitimate need-to-know. Please note that Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics does not guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material sent to/from Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics through this app. Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics undertakes to comply with all health information privacy laws that apply to us. Consistent with our respect for you and your privacy, we will not use or share your personal information for purposes other than treatment. Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics will also use your personal information to provide health benefits services and related quality assessment, regulatory and mandatory legal activities, as well as to contact you periodically about our available services. If you do not wish this periodic contact, please call or write to Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics about your wishes. Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics does not sell, lease or license your personal information to other companies. Bernstein Diet & Health Clinics may, in its sole discretion, use what is known as “cookie” technology.
This technology installs a small amount of information on a Web Site user’s mobile phone to permit the App to recognize future visits using that computer or mobile phone. Cookies enhance the convenience and use of the App. For example, the information provided through cookies is used to recognize you as a privileged user of the App (so you do not have to enter your credentials every time you wish to view a new category of the Food List), to offer personalized App content and information for your use, to track your activity within the App, to respond to your needs, and to otherwise facilitate your App experience.