Confidentiality and Health Website Ethics
PICS Inc. welcomes you to its CERTAS website! PICS respects your privacy and your desire to access health-related information that is clear, accurate, and unbiased. The CERTAS website was designed to be consistent with the current ethical standards for health-related web sites including Health on the Net (HON), eHealth, and Hi-Ethics. The CERTAS website is also consistent with the privacy regulations contained in the Health Insurance Portability and Information Act (HIPAA).
Collection of Information
PICS, Inc., gathers certain information about you from your visit to our web site, and what we do with that information depends on what you do when you are visiting the site. Unless you register and create a profile, send us an e-mail, or use chat rooms and forums or other products and services that are or will be available on our web site, we collect and store only the following information with the goal of improving the content and services offered on our web site: