● HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices.
● Social Security Number Protection Policy.
HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices:
To read more about our privacy
practices regarding health and medical information under the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), visit our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices.
recognize that the privacy of your personal information is important. The
purpose of this policy is to let you know how we handle the information collected
through the use of this website. Portions of this website may describe privacy
practices applicable to specific types of information or to information
provided on specific web pages.
policy does not apply to information collected through other means such as by
telephone or in person, although that information may be protected by other
privacy policies. As used in this policy, terms such as “we” or “our” and “Company”
refer to Optum and its current and future affiliated entities, including our
parent company UnitedHealth Group.
website is intended for a United States audience. Any information you provide,
including any personal information, will be transferred to and processed by a
computer server located within the United States.
Cookies and Tracking
Company uses various technologies, which may include “cookie” technology, to gather
information from our website visitors such as pages visited and how often they
are visited, and to enable certain features on this website. “Cookies” are
small text files that may be placed on your computer when you visit a website
or click on a URL. Cookies may include “single-session cookies” which generally
record information during only a single visit to a website and then are erased,
and “persistent” cookies, which are generally stored on a computer unless or
until they are deleted or are set to expire.
may disable cookies and similar items by adjusting your browser preferences at
any time; however, this may limit your ability to take advantage of all the
features on this website. You may also manage the use of “flash” technologies,
with the Flash management
tools available at Adobe's website. Note that we do not currently respond to web browser “Do Not Track”
signals that provide a method to opt out of the collection of information about
online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services
because, among other reasons, there is no common definition of such signals and
no industry-accepted standards for how such signals should be interpreted.
technologies to collect information and to track browsing activity over time
and across third party websites such as web browsers used to read our websites,
which websites are referring traffic or linking to our websites, and to deliver
targeted advertisements to you. We do not control these third party
technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties
using such technologies. For more information about third party advertising
networks and similar entities that use these technologies, see http://www.aboutads.info/consumers,
and to opt-out of such ad networks’ and services’ advertising practices, go to www.aboutads.info/choices. Once you
click the link, you may choose to opt-out of such advertising from all
participating advertising companies or only advertising provided by specific
may use analytics companies to gather information and aggregate data from our
website visitors such as which pages are visited and how often they are visited,
and to enable certain features on our websites. Information is captured using
various technologies and may include cookies.
may use and disclose your activity information unless restricted by this policy
or by law. Some examples of the ways we use your activity information include:
- Customizing your experience
on the website including managing and recording your preferences.
- Marketing, product
development, and research purposes.
- Tracking resources and data
accessed on the website.
- Developing reports regarding
website usage, activity, and statistics.
- Assisting users experiencing
- Enabling certain functions
and tools on this website.
- Tracking paths of visitors to
this website and within this website.
Your Personal Information
website may include web pages that give you the opportunity to provide us with
personal information about yourself. You
do not have to provide us with personal information if you do not want to;
however, that may limit your ability to use certain functions of this website
or to request certain services or information.
may use personal information for a number of purposes such as:
- To respond to an email or
particular request from you.
- To personalize the website
- To process an application as
requested by you.
- To administer surveys and
- To provide you with
information that we believe may be useful to you, such as information
about health products or services provided by us or other businesses.
- To perform analytics and to
improve our products, websites, and advertising.
- To comply with applicable
laws, regulations, and legal process.
- To protect someone's health,
safety, or welfare.
- To protect our rights, the
rights of affiliates or related third parties, or take appropriate legal
- To keep a record of our
transactions and communications.
- As otherwise necessary or
useful for us to conduct our business, so long as such use is permitted by
may use personal information to contact you through any contact information you
provide through this website, including any email address, telephone number,
cell phone number, text message number, or fax number. Please see the section
below titled “Our Online Communications Practices.”
may also share personal information within the Company, and we may combine
personal information that you provide us through this website with other
information we have received from you, whether online or offline, or from other
sources such as from our vendors. For example, if you have purchased a product
or service from us, we may combine personal information you provide through
this website with information regarding your receipt of the product or service.
Sharing Personal Information
will only share your personal information with third parties as outlined in this
policy and as otherwise permitted by law.
may share personal information if all or part of the Company is sold, merged,
dissolved, acquired, or in a similar transaction.
may share personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search
warrant, law or regulation. We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities
in investigating and prosecuting activities that are illegal, violate our rules,
or may be harmful to other visitors.
you submit information or a posting to a chat room, bulletin board, or similar
“chat” related portion of this website, the information you submit along with
your screen name will be visible to all visitors, and such visitors may share
with others. Therefore, please be thoughtful in what you write and understand
that this information may become public.
may also share personal information with other third party companies that we collaborate
with or hire to perform services on our behalf. For example, we may hire a company
to help us send and manage email, and we might provide the company with your email
address and certain other information in order for them to send you an email
message on our behalf. Similarly, we may hire companies to host or operate some
of our websites and related computers and software applications.
website may permit you to view your visitor profile and related personal
information and to request changes to such information. If this function is
available, we will include a link on this website with a heading such as “My
Profile” or similar words. Clicking on the link will take you to a page through
which you may review your visitor profile and related personal information.
Website and Information Security
We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical
safeguards designed to protect the information that you provide on this
website. However, no security system is impenetrable and we cannot guarantee
the security of our website, nor can we guarantee that the information you
supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet,
and we are not liable for the illegal acts of third parties such as criminal
Our Online Communication Practices
may send electronic newsletters, notification of account status, and other
communications, such as marketing communications, on a periodic basis to
various individuals and organizations. We may also send email communications regarding
topics such as general health benefits, website updates, health conditions, and
general health topics. We offer you appropriate consent mechanisms, such as
opt-out, for marketing and certain other communications. As examples, you may opt-out
as provided for in a specific email communication or contact us as described
below in the section “Contact Us.” Please be aware that opt-outs may not apply
to certain types of communications, such as account status, website updates, or
Information for Children
will not intentionally collect any personal information from children under the
age of 13 through this website without receiving parental consent. If you think
that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13
through this website, please contact us.
contact us regarding this policy and our related privacy practices, please
email or write to us at: email@example.com
or Optum Privacy Office, MN101-E013, 11000 Optum Circle, Eden Prairie, MN
55344. If you believe we or any company associated with us has misused any of
your information, please contact us immediately and report such misuse.
effective date of this policy is June 29, 2021.
Changes to this Website Privacy
may change this policy. If we do so, such change will appear on this page of
our website. We will also provide appropriate notice and choices to you, on
this website and in other appropriate locations, based on the scope and extent
of changes. You may always visit this policy to learn of any updates.
Social Security Number Protection Policy:
personal information is important to Beaver Medical Group. It is our policy to
protect the confidentiality of Social Security numbers ("SSNs”) that we
receive or collect in the course of business. We secure the confidentiality of
SSNs through various means, including physical, technical, and administrative
safeguards that are designed to protect against unauthorized access. It is our
policy to limit access to SSNs to that which is lawful, and to prohibit
unlawful disclosure of SSNs.