TiaTech USA, Inc. (“TiaTech, we, “us”, “our” or “Company”) operates the www.tiatech.net website (“Site”), provides EHR, ERP, Billing and Coding services and telemedicine solutions. This policy applies to our website as well as to the services and applications we provide, collectively known as the “Services.”
PHI is information that includes, but is not limited to, identifying data such as name, social security number, address, contact information, as well as information about personal health issues and insurance submitted through our Services. TiaTech collects PHI and other PII that you voluntarily submit. Privacy is of the utmost importance so we are committed to protecting and keeping confidential all PII and PHI that identifies an individual whether or not it relates to an individual’s past, present, or future physical or mental health condition.
As a Business Associate of healthcare providers that are Covered Entities under the federal healthcare privacy and security rules, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. TiaTech maintains PHI in compliance with these rules and our contractual obligations with healthcare providers.
Our main focus is providing a platform to allow healthcare practitioners, practices and other healthcare providers such as hospitals, to utilize our EHR, ERP and Billing and Coding modules and individuals to receive telemedicine Services from these various healthcare providers. TiaTech collects information solely for the purposes of providing the Services, marketing and promoting our Services to you, and for market research data. We use this information ourselves and share it as needed with our partners solely for their performance of contracted services for us. We may also collect PII for marketing, user experience monitoring and improvement, and related business purposes. We never sell PII that we collect.
TiaTech maintains web logs to record data about all visitors who use the Site and interact with the Services and we will store this information. These logs may contain IP address information, type(s) of operating system(s) you use, the date and time you visited the site, and information about the type of device you use to connect to the Services and the Site pages you visited.
All web logs are stored securely and are accessible to a very limited number of employees and contractors as required. Those with access to this data adhere to strict guidelines regarding user data security and privacy.
Collecting IP addresses is standard practice and done automatically by many websites, applications, and other services. TiaTech uses IP addresses to calculate usage levels of the Site, help diagnose problems with our servers, administer our Site, and monitor regions from which you navigate to our Site.
You may be asked to submit personal information if you sign up for a demo, register for an event, access our free content, or make similar requests. Examples of free content include webinars, case studies, videos, and white papers. We may collect your name, job title, email address, phone number, and certain information about your company. We use this information to contact you about your request (such as a demo request or submitting a form asking for more information on our products and services) or provide you with the requested content.
If you sign up to receive marketing communications from TiaTech, we will collect your name and email address in order to email you regarding products and services that you have indicated are of interest to you. You may also be added to our marketing list when you create a TiaTech account or are issued one by your employer.
Adjustment or Removal of your Information
If you would like to access, correct, amend, remove, obtain a copy, or limit the use of any PII about you that has been collected and stored by TiaTech, please notify our Data Protection Officer, Sheila McKiver by emailing Sheila@tiatech.net or calling us at +1 646-590-8296 so that we may respond to your request.
For your protection, we may need to verify your identity before fulfilling your request to access, correct, amend, remove, obtain a copy, or limit the use of your PII. We will use the email address from your request to identify PII that TiaTech has collected and stored. We will respond to your request at our earliest convenience and in compliance with in accordance with applicable law.
TiaTech may collect and process information about your use of the Services, such as the Site pages you visit, the website you came from and some of the searches you perform. We use this information to help improve the contents of the Site and the Services and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using our Site and the Services for internal, market research purposes. In doing this, we may install “cookies” that collect the domain name of the user, your internet service provider, your operating system, and the date and time of access. A cookie is a small piece of information, which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer or other device. Cookies do not damage your device. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This will enable you to decide if you want to accept it or not. If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use all functionality of your browser software or this Site. We may obtain the services of outside parties to assist us in collecting and processing information collected through cookies.
When you download or use apps created by us (e.g., to deliver the Services), we may receive information about your location and your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device. We may use this information to provide you with location-based services such as search results and other personalized content. Most mobile devices allow you to turn off location services.
TiaTech may use non-personal and de-identified/anonymized information to analyze data into useful information. This process of data mining is done in the aggregate, is non-personal, and allows the Company to find correlations and patterns in the data.
Sharing of Information
TiaTech has channel partners and employs third parties to provide certain functionalities in our Services and to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include technical assistance, analyzing data, and providing marketing assistance. They have access to anonymized and non-anonymized personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use this information for other purposes. Access to this information will permit them to provide services more efficiently and effectively to you and to us.
These third parties may be required to disclose information, as described in the section below entitled “Disclosures in Accordance with Law.”
Security of Collected Information
TiaTech uses account information in a password-protected environment as a security measure to protect your data. We use administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect data. We maintain a high level of data protection via safeguards such as data backup, audit controls, access controls, and data encryption. TiaTech will maintain all applicable HIPAA and other regulatory requirements to the extent that it has access to, or otherwise stores, processes or transmits PHI or PII.
In addition, TiaTech urges you to take precautionary measures in maintaining the integrity of your data. Please be responsible for making sure no one can see or access your account and log-in/password information.
If you use our Services through a potentially non-secure internet connection, such use is at your own risk. It is your responsibility to check beforehand on your employer’s or such other site’s privacy and security policy with respect to Internet use.
TiaTech is not responsible for your handling, sharing, re-sharing and/or distribution of your PHI or PII. Moreover, if you forward PHI or PII electronically to another person on or off the Service, we are not responsible for any harm or other consequences from third party use or re-sharing of your information.
Third Party Sites/Trusted Relationships
As noted above, under HIPAA the Company may be a Business Associate of healthcare providers who use our Services. We may share information with healthcare providers who provide services to individuals, and they share information with us, for purposes related to treatment, payment and healthcare operations, and otherwise as agreed or authorized by you.
In some cases, our Site contains links to other sites, including links to relevant thought leadership articles in third-party publications that are not directly affiliated with TiaTech. We do not share your PHI or PII with those sites (unless you specifically authorize such sharing) and are not responsible for their privacy procedures. We encourage you to learn their particular privacy policies.
Disclosures in Accordance with Law
Our Site is not designed or intended to appeal to minors and we do not knowingly collect PII from children under the age of 13.