Stepping Stone Center for Recovery is dedicated to protecting your privacy. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of information collected about visitors to our web site, in particular information that is capable of identifying an individual (“personal information”). This Policy governs the manner in which your personal information obtained through the web site will be dealt with. By using this site, you agree to the Policy of this web site (“the web site”), which is hereinafter set forth. This Policy is in addition to any other terms and conditions applicable to the web site.
- Collection and Use of Information.
SteppingStoneCenter.com collects information when you contact us for help, information, or assistance. This information collected from your conversations with our admissions/intake specialists, participation in our live chat, submission of responses to our online questionnaire, or your written or requests for information are used by Stepping Stone to respond to your inquires and forward information to you. Dissemination of your information may only be made if required by law or to protect our legal rights.
SteppingStoneCenter.com may also collect non-personally identifiable information from users via “cookies,” web server log analysis, and other similar technological means. Such non-personally identifiable information may be used to track site trends and enhance the user experience, and to improve our website.
- IP Addresses
The Web server automatically collects the IP (which stands for Internet Protocol) address of the computers that access our website. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you access the Internet. It is not truly personally identifiable information because many different individuals can access the Internet via the same computer. We use this information in aggregate form to understand how our site is being used and how we can better serve visitors.
- Opting Out and Modifying Information.
At any time, a user may opt out from receiving future communications from Stepping Stone by following the instructions contained in this website or in future communications. Users may modify and correct their Information through a written request sent to Stepping Stone Center for Recovery.
- Patient Privacy/HIPAA Policy.
We protect all personal health information in compliance with the standards of the national Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). We only release health information with the signed consent of patients. The only exceptions to this rule are if a patient reports suicidal or homicidal intentions, physical or sexual abuse or neglect of oneself, a minor or an elderly person. In these instances, our staff is required by law to contact the authorities.
If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact us using our page or by calling us at 866-957-4960.