Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

CurrentCare, Rhode Island's statewide health information exchange (HIE), is provided as a service of Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI).

CurrentCare is a service that allows patients to make their medical information available to doctors and other authorized medical professionals through a safe, secure computer network called an electronic Health Information Exchange (HIE). Rhode Island state law* protects the privacy and security of patient health information in currentcare including:

  • Patients and doctors choose whether or not to participate in currentcare and Participation is strictly voluntary.
  • Patients may end their participation in CurrentCare or change who they allow to view their information at any time.
  • While a patient’s information is in CurrentCare, it may only be used for treatment purposes, for public health uses allowed by law, and for the administration of the HIE.
  • A patient can request a copy of their information from CurrentCare.
  • A patient can request a Disclosure Report identifying who has accessed their health information in CurrentCare.
  • Patients will be notified of a breach of security of CurrentCare as required by law.
  • Individuals who violate the Act are subject to civil and criminal penalties.

*The Rhode Island Health Information Exchange Act of 2008

Our Notice of Privacy Practices [PDF, 116KB]

Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices for CurrentCareRI.org

CurrentCare’s website, currentcareri.org (“we”) and its affiliates are committed to protecting and preserving your privacy. This policy, together with our Terms and Conditions of Use, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. By using our website (“Site”), you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy and Notices of Privacy Practices (“Privacy Policy”).

By using this Site, you consent to the use of information that you provide us in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We do update this Privacy Policy from time to time so please review this Privacy Policy regularly. If we materially alter our Privacy Policy, we will notify you of such changes by contacting you through your user account e-mail address. Your continued use of the Site will be deemed your agreement that your information may be used in accordance with the new policy. If you do not agree with the changes, then you should stop using the Site and you should notify us that you do not want your information used in accordance with the changes.

We have structured our Site so that you can visit it without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. If you choose to provide us with information by which you can be identified you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

However, should you choose to enroll in CurrentCare through our Site, it will allow you to make your medical information available to doctors and other authorized medical professionals through a safe, secure, state-wide computer network called an electronic Health Information Exchange (“HIE”). The privacy and security of your health information is protected under the Rhode Island Health Information Exchange Act of 2008. Your choice to enrol in CurrentCare is entirely voluntary. You are not required to share any personal information or health information with us on our Site. If you choose to enrol, and decide in the future that you want to end your participation or change who you allow to view your information, you may do so at any time by contacting CurrentCare at the address, telephone number, or e-mail address listed below.

While your information is in CurrentCare, it may only be used for treatment purposes, for public health uses allowed by law, and for the administration of the HIE. You may request a copy of your information from CurrentCare at any time, as well as a copy of a Disclosure Report identifying anyone who has accessed your health information in CurrentCare. However, we do not collect any sensitive information or health information directly through this Site. If you should provide us any of this type of information inadvertently, we will use and disclose that information in the same manner as any other information you provide to us.

Website Privacy Notice

Please read this Policy carefully to fully understand how we collect, share and protect information about you. This Policy is incorporated into and is a part of the Terms and Conditions of Use of this website. Access the Terms and Conditions of Use.

By accessing and using the Site or Applications, you agree that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy and that you accept and consent to the privacy practices and uses or disclosures of information about you that are described herein.

In order to deliver personalized and relevant information to you through our Site, we collect certain information from users.

Information We Collect

In operating our website, we may collect and process the following data about you:

i. Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, including your IP address, the date and time you accessed or left the Site and which pages you viewed.Some parts of our Site use cookies and other technologies to collect this information about your general internet usage.See section below ‘How We Use Cookies” to learn more.

ii. Information that you provide directly to us by filling in forms on our Site (for example, to contact us or enroll in CurrentCare, you must provide your first and last name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth, and gender).

iii. Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.

How We Use Cookies

A “cookie” is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, this cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer.They help us and our affiliates to improve our Site. They ensure that the content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies.This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our Site.

Use of Your Information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you in the best possible manner.In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

i. To provide you with information relating to our services;

ii. To provide third parties with statistical information about the users of our website;

iii. To monitor and conduct an analysis of our Sitetraffic and usage patterns;

iv. To analyze trends.

Security

To ensure that your information is secure, we have put in place commercially suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on our Site.

If we store your information, we use an encryption method to protect your information.

Nonetheless, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically on our Site, and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.

Disclosing Your Information

Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any affiliated business entities or third parties necessary to provide products and services to you.This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries (if any), as well as third parties involved in the administration and operation of our products and services.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

i. Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.

ii. Where we are legally required to disclose your information.

iii. When we are contractually obligated to disclose it.

Third Party Website and Interaction

By accessing other third party websites or applications through our Site or Applications, you are consenting to the terms and privacy policies of those websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

Users Only of Legal Age of Majority

Our Site is designed and intended for those who have reached the age of majority (18 years of age). By using our Site, you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age or older. We are not liable for any damages that may result from a user’s misrepresentation of age.

No one under age 13 is authorized to submit or post any information, including personally identifying information, on our Site. Under no circumstances may anyone under age 13 use our Site. Parents or legal guardians of children under 13 cannot agree to these terms on their behalf.

Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices. Please do not hesitate to contact us at:

CurrentCare
c/o Rhode Island Quality Institute
50 Holden Street, Suite 300
Providence, RI 02908
CurrentCare@riqi.org
401-276-9141

Terms of Use and Conditions for CurrentCareRI.org

Welcome to the currentcareri.org website.These Terms of Use and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of the currentcareri.org (“our”) website (“Site”). Please read the terms in full before using our Site. By accepting these Terms, or by using this Site, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, our Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use our Site. We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time without prior notice, and your use of the Site bind you to the use of the changes made. We do occasionally update these terms so please refer to them in the future.

Access to Site

You will be able to access our Site without having to register any details with us.

Use of Site

Our Site, images, data, text, audios, videos, photographs, custom graphics, logos, button icons, descriptions and all other material provided and the collection and compilation and assembly thereof are the exclusive property of our Company or its parent, and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

The contents of our Site may be used for informational purposes only. Any other use of such contents, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of the contents without our prior written consent is expressly forbidden.

Any other trademarks or service marks appearing anywhere on our Site are the property of their respective owners.To the extent any product name or logo does not appear with a trademark (™) does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that our Company or its businesses has established in any of its products, features, or service names or logos.

You may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, display, publish, sell, create derivative works, or distribute by any means, method, or process whatsoever, now known or hereafter developed, any content of this Site for commercial profit or gain.Nothing in these Terms or on the Site shall be construed as conferring any intellectual property or other proprietary rights to You.You agree to observe copyright and other applicable laws and may not use the content in any manner that infringes or violates the rights of any person or entity.We hold all rights to the content on this website.

As a condition of your use of the Site, you will not use the Site, or any contents or services, for any purpose that is unlawful in any applicable jurisdiction where our Site are being used, or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices, and you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in the “User Conduct” section. You may not use the Site contents or services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of our equipment or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site, or any contents or services.You may not attempt to gain access to any portion of the Site, or any of its contents or services, other than those for which you are authorized.

While every effort is made to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the Site content and services, wemake no warranties either express or implied, and assume no liability or responsibility for the completeness, use, accuracy, reliability, correctness, timeliness or usefulness, of any of the results obtained from its use.

We make no representation or warranty, express or implied, with respect to the content of the Site, or links to other sites, including but not limited to accurateness, completeness, correctness, timeliness or reliability.We make no representation or warranty regarding the merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use with respect to any content or services whatsoever that may be accessed through this Site, or the results to be obtained from using the Site.We make no representation or warranty that the Site or content is free from defects or viruses.Your use of external links and third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such links and sites.

While every effort is made to ensure that all content provided on the Site does not contain computer viruses and/or harmful materials, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or otherwise protect your computer and you should ensure that you have a complete and current backup of the applicable items on your computer.We disclaim any liability for the need for services or replacing equipment or data resulting from your use of the Site.While every effort is made to ensure smooth and continuous operation, we do not warrant the Site will operate error free.

Site Uptime

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that our Site are available 24 hours every day, 365 days per year. However, websites and mobile applications do sometimes encounter downtime due to server and other technical issues. Therefore, we will not be liable if this Site is unavailable at any time.

Our Site may be temporarily unavailable due to issues such as system failure, maintenance or repair, or for reasons beyond our control. Where possible, we will try to give our users advance warning of maintenance issues, but shall not be obliged to do so.

User Conduct

Any material you send or post to our Site shall be considered non-proprietary and non-confidential.We do not collect or store any personally identifiable information about you while using our Site but please do not send any such information to us.See also our Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices, which can be found here.

When using our Site, you shall not post or send to or from either the Site:

  • content for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
  • content that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offense, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in any applicable jurisdiction where our Site are being used;
  • content which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details or any person posting materials to our Site in breach of the this Section.

You shall not use our Site while distracted or preoccupied, such as when operating a motor vehicle.You should access our Site only with due regard for your own safety and the safety of others.

Links to and from Third Party Websites

Any links furnished on our Site may allow you to leave our Site.These third party websites are not under our control and we disclaim any responsibility for the contents of such linked sites or any link(s) contained in any such linked site(s) or any changes or updates to any of these sites. We further disclaim any responsibility for any form of transmission received from any linked third party website or advertising. If we provide these links to you, it is done simply as a convenience to you and inclusion of any link herein shall in no way be construed as an endorsement by us of the site(s).

If you would like to link to our Site, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page of our Site, and subject to the following conditions:

  • you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;
  • you do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us;
  • you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
  • your website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply in any way with the law of the United States of America.

If you choose to link our website in breach of this Section, you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.

Disclaimers

All information on our Site is of a general nature and is furnished for your knowledge and understanding and as an entertainment resource only. The documents and any related graphics published on this server could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information contained on our Site. We may make improvements and/or changes to any of the products depicted or described herein at any time. We expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for any adverse consequences or damages resulting from your use of the Site or reliance on the information from either.

THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER WITH REGARD TO ANY PRODUCTS, INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTY, OR REPRESENTATION, WHETHER ORAL OR IN WRITING, OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM.

Limitation of Liability

YOUR USE OF OUR SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR LOSSES OR INJURY YOU MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THE PRODUCTS, OR YOUR RELIANCE ON OR USE OF THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, OR SERVICES PROVIDED, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETIONS OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, OR ANY OF THE DATA OR OTHER MATERIALS TRANSMITTED THROUGH OR RESIDING ON OUR SITE, REGARDLESS OF THE TYPE OF CLAIM OR THE NATURE OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF WE HAVE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our officers, directors, employees, volunteers, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or alleged to result from, your use of and access to the site or your violation of these Terms and Conditions or your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any trademark, copyright or other proprietary or privacy right.

Assignment

These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by You.

Applicable Law

We make no representations that the content or the Site are appropriate or may be used or downloaded outside the United States. Access to the Site and/or the content may not be legal in certain countries outside the United States.If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you access the website.

Our Site is created and controlled in the State of Rhode Island, United States of America. The Site, and its contents, and any disputes arising therefrom shall be construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Rhode Island and applicable United States federal laws. Use of our Site constitutes agreement of the user to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located therein.

Our Site is subject to the United States export control laws and regulations, and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. You agree to strictly comply with all such laws and regulations and acknowledge that you have the responsibility to obtain authorization to export, re-export, or import of any data on our Site, as may be required.

General

These Terms and Conditions, together with the Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices, and any legal notices published by us on the Site, shall constitute the entire agreement between us concerning use of the Site. If any provision of these Terms are deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and our failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Our Contact Information

CurrentCare
c/o Rhode Island Quality Institute
50 Holden Street, Suite 300
Providence, RI 02908
CurrentCare@riqi.org
401-276-9141