We at First Choice Medical Supply are committed to maintaining the privacy
and security of our customers' personal information.
privacy statement, First Choice Medical Supply wants to assure you of our commitment to
privacy and security.
Our privacy philosophy is based on the concept of fair information
practices. This means we provide our associates with notice of how
we manage information so that they can have a more informed
understanding of how we operate.
This privacy statement is intended to inform our customers about how
we collect, use, share and protect their information on First Choice Medical Supply branded
websites. We have established the following principles that govern our
- If we collect information from or about you, we will tell you
what information is being collected, how, by whom, and for what
- We will give you options about how the personal information that
you provide us may be used.
- We use recognized industry safeguards to protect customer
personal information from unauthorized access or use.
- You will have the opportunity to update your personal
information that you have provided to us. We will also take steps to
make sure that any updates that are provided are processed in a
timely and complete manner.
- We will tell you how you can contact us regarding our privacy
statement and practices.
If we collect information about you, we will tell you what
information is being collected, how, by whom and for what
Through this statement and our Web pages, we let you know what types
of information we collect from and about you, the types and intended
uses of such information, and the types of third parties to whom the
information may be disclosed. If we collect information from you, we
clearly identify the information that is necessary to fulfill your
request and the optional information that is used to deliver tailored
information to you.
When you visit our site, we may collect information about your use of
our site through "cookies." Cookies are small bits of information
transferred to your computer's hard drive that allow us to know how
often someone visits our site and the activities they conduct while on
the site. The information collected by cookies allows us to monitor how
our customers are using our Web site. If you simply want to browse, you
do not have to accept cookies from us. However, if you wish to take
advantage of specific services offered online, we may require you to
accept cookies placed by a third party supporting this activity on our
First Choice Medical Supply may release personal information in the event that we are
legally compelled to do so (i.e., through a court order, subpoena,
We will give you options about how the personal information that
you provide us may be used.
Before we use your personal information for any purpose, we will give
you choices about whether or not to allow us to engage in that use. We
will give you the opportunity to keep us from using or sharing the
personal information that you have provided to us for purposes other
than to fulfill your request. To exercise this choice, we will allow you
to notify us of your preferences during the information collection
Information from or to First Choice Medical Supply, including those companies that
provide support services to us, will be required to adopt and comply
with the principles and objectives of this policy. In other words, if
there are third parties that process First Choice Medical Supply data, we will require them
to comply with First Choice Medical Supply privacy policies and not use our customer
information for any purpose other than to fulfill their business
obligation. First Choice Medical Supply does not sell personally identifiable information
to third party marketers.
We use recognized industry safeguards to protect personally
identifiable information from unauthorized access or use.
We will employ industry recognized security safeguards to protect the
personally identifiable information that you have provided to us from
loss, misuse and unauthorized alteration. If you are required to
transmit sensitive information (such as social security and/or credit
information) to us through our Web site, we will provide you access to
our secure server that allows encryption of your data as it is
transmitted to us.
We will protect personally identifiable information stored on the
site's servers from unauthorized access using commercially available
computer security products (e.g., firewalls), as well as carefully
developed security procedures and practices.
We will let you update your personal information that you have
provided to us. We will also take steps to make sure that any updates
that you provide are processed in a timely and complete manner.
If we collect personal information through our sites, we will
maintain the information and allow you to update it at any time. We will
continue to work on better methods of accessing your information to
increase your access to it for update purposes. Note that some First Choice Medical Supply
sites may contain links to other sites that are beyond our control, and
We will tell you how you can contact us regarding our privacy
statement and practices.
First Choice Medical Supply may periodically update this policy to describe how new Web
features may affect our use of your information and to let you know of
new controls and features that we may provide you. First Choice Medical Supply will NOT
apply changes to this policy retroactively to information First Choice Medical Supply has
HIPAA at First Choice Medical Supply
As a key provider of services and technology to the healthcare
industry, First Choice Medical Supply is implementing programs to address the
transaction standards, and the privacy and security implications of the
rules promulgated pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Learn more
about HIPAA at First Choice Medical Supply.
First Choice Medical Supply retains the flexibility to update this policy, and may periodically update this policy.
If you have any questions about this policy, request further information by use of our http://www.fcms.com/contact_us page or call us, using 1-800-809-4556. Our mailing address is: First Choice Medical Supply, 127 Interstate Dr, Richland, MS 39218, ATTN: Legal.