Privacy Policy

Welltopia

PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT

*This privacy policy statement is effective as of October 8, 2015. It is subject to change without notice.

 

Welltopia is committed to keeping your personal information private and secure, as required by law and policy. These laws and policies include the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 (CalOPPA); California Information Practices Act of 1977 (IPA); California Public Records Act (PRA); California Government Codes § 11015.5 and §11019.9; State Administrative Manual (SAM) § 5310.1; and, Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM) 5310-A.

Welltopia automatically collects data when you use our search function.  Our search engine collects your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the date, and the key words you that you enter for search activity purposes. We do not automatically collect other data. If you do not want us to collect this data, we recommend that you not use the search engine.

The Welltopia web site does not upload cookies or any information or application to your computer or device.

The mission of Welltopia is to preserve and improve the health of all Californians. You have the option to submit questions or comments to us on our “Contact Us” form. The form requires you to provide your name and e-mail address. We use this information to respond to you. We will not distribute or sell any electronically collected personal information about you to any third party without your written consent. We do not match “Contact Us” form information to IP addresses. We only use personal information for reasons stated in the privacy policy, or as stated at the time of collection, except with your consent or as authorized by law. When we are finished using your personal information for the intended purpose, we delete it from our records.

Electronically collected personal information is exempt from requests made under the California Public Records Act.

Welltopia uses security controls to protect your personal information from loss, theft, or illegal access or use. Welltopia gathers electronically collected information on a secure e-mail server. We archive all information in a protected file. We enforce data access restrictions. We use audit controls on our electronic data. And, we transmit data on a secure line.

Welltopia respects your right to access the information about you that we collect or maintain. We respect your right to request a correction of any inaccuracies. We also respect your right to have us delete any of your electronically collected personal information without reuse or distribution. Parents or guardians may exercise these rights on behalf of their child or charge. If you would like to exercise your rights, or have questions, comments or complaints regarding this privacy policy, please contact:

DHCS Privacy Officer

1501 Capitol Avenue
MS 0010
Sacramento, CA 95899

Toll Free No. (866) 866-0602

E-mail: privacyofficer@dhcs.ca.gov

Welltopia’s privacy policy statement does not apply to other web sites that you access from our site. When you leave this web site to access a different web site, you become subject to the other site’s privacy policy and practices. This site will notify you when you are leaving it to access an external site.