Your exercise of any rights—relating to personal information collected through use of our website—provided in this Policy or by statute will not affect any services or pricing provided to you by Franco Signor.
The World of Franco Signor LLC
Collecting Personal Information
We receive and may store information you provide when you download, register an Application or register at our website. Registration is necessary in order to access website services. The information we may collect includes: Name, age, address, telephone number, email address, user name, password and other registration information. We also tell you how we may use the information.
Contact Us or Subscribe to Updates
You may contact us by filling in certain information on our “Contact Us” form. We require that you provide your first and last name, Phone Number, Company name, email address and we also provide a comment box that is free text. We use the information to send you updates occurring within our Industry and other breaking news. We may use and share all of that information, subject to applicable law, with our subsidiaries and affiliates and with other reputable companies that wish to offer products and services in which our clients may be interested.
Franco Signor Blog
You may sign up to receive our blog by e-mail. When you sign up, we request your e-mail address. We use that information to send you the blog posts and for sales and marketing purposes.
You may choose to submit comments regarding our blogs. To post a comment, you must supply your name and e-mail address, and you also may provide your website’s address and include personal information in your comment. We use your name and e-mail address to identify you as providing comment. We use that information to send you the newsletter and for sales and marketing purposes.
To refer a file, you must submit certain information to us using the Franco Signor Referral form available on our website. You can submit the form online, you may also e-mail the file referral at email@example.com , by contacting Franco Signor LLC at 888.959.0692, or by faxing the referral form into at 888.370.7030.
In connection with your referral, we ask you to submit certain personal information, such as the referring party’s name and contact information, services requested, the insurer’s information, and claim and claimant information (including the claimant’s name, date of birth, Social Security number, and claim details). We use that information in connection with providing compliance services to these referrals.
Other Website Features
From time to time we may ask you to submit certain personal information so you can access new features we make available on our website. Any information you provide may be used for sales and marketing purposes.
Other Uses of Information
We may also use the personal information you provide in connection with our Services to operate, evaluate, and improve our business. Specific uses include developing new products and services; managing our communications; performing market research; determining and managing the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing; analyzing our products, services and websites and administering our websites. We also may use the information to protect against and prevent fraud, claims, and other liabilities and to comply with or enforce applicable legal requirements, industry standards, and our policies and terms. In addition, we may use the information we obtain through our Services in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
Aggregate Data and Cookies
We aggregate information through cookies, or alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through the web browser. This allows us to automatically collect your computer’s network address and operating system, the site from which you linked to our site, the time and date of your visit, and which pages you visit. The helps us to recognize you, customize or personalize your experience. It also allows us to aggregate demographic and statistical data and compilations of information that do not include personal information and provide this information to our partners and service providers. By doing so, we hope to understand our client’s needs so that we can provide them with new products and services or tailor existing products and services to fit their needs.
Disclosing Personal Information
Business Purposes. We may provide personal information to our partners and suppliers for customer support services and processing of personal information on behalf of Franco Signor. We may also share personal information with our affiliate companies, or in the course of an actual or potential sale, re-organization, consolidation, merger or amalgamation of our business or businesses.
Other Purposes. We may disclose personal information as required by law; such as in response to a subpoena, court order or a specific request by a law enforcement agency or as otherwise required by law. Such disclosures will not occur without first notifying you of the subpoena or court order request for information. We may also disclose personal information to third parties investigating potential fraud or questionable activities regarding your account or the use of our Services.
You may agree to provide your personal information separately to third parties that provide products, services or content to Franco Signor. If you do so, your personal information will be subject to those third party privacy policies.
You may withdraw consent your previous provided to us. We will apply your preferences going forward. You may exercise those choices by contacting us as specified in “Questions” section below. Franco Signor uses “Safe Unsubscribe”, to remove your e-mail address from our lists. You may also, at any time, object – on legitimate grounds and free of charge – to the process of your personal information by contacting Franco Signor as specified below to update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists, or submit other requests.
Requests for Information
You may submit a request, at the contact information provided below, to ask us to disclose: the categories of personal information that may have been collected about you, the categories of sources from which that information may have been collected, the business purpose for the collection, the categories of third parties with whom we may have shared the information, and the specific pieces of personal information that may have been collected.
You may also submit a request, at the contact information provided below, to ask us to delete any personal information that may have been collected about you.
Applications in use at Franco Signor and our software vendors meet several auditing and security compliance standards. Franco Signor uses SalesForce.com for tracking clients. The Sales Force environment is SAS 70 Type II, SOC, SysTrust, and ISO 27001 audit compliant. For the most current Sales Force compliance visit http://trust.salesforce.com. In addition to the Salesforce security controls, Franco Signor deploys best security practices which include, but are not limited to, IP filtering, Port Restriction, Device Control, User Access Control audits, IPS/IDS, data & transmission encryption, and IPsec VPN. Referral data is captured by our secure Web Portal. Access to the Portal is gained via SSL with 256-bit encryption and 2048-bit root. Referral data is transferred via SFTP (SSH FTP).
How We Protect Personal Information
We maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information you provide against accidental, unlawful, or unauthorized destruction, loss, alternation, access, disclosure, or use. To safeguard against unauthorized access, you are required to log-in to certain secure areas of our website using a username and a password. Both username and password are encrypted when sent over the Internet. If you are unable to provide the correct password, you will not be able to access these areas.
All data at Franco Signor is stored in highly redundant environments. Our data is located in Tier 3 Data centers (99.982% uptime) in multiple regions of the United States. Data is co-located between these data centers allowing us to have a target of 100% uptime every year. Franco Signor houses data in encrypted SQL databases and our infrastructure includes proven technologies by Cisco, EMC, FortiNet, Dell, SonicWall and Microsoft.
Franco Signor Shall Endeavor to:
- Ensure that information is accessible only to those authorized to have access
- Safeguard the accuracy and completeness of information and processing methods
- Ensure that authorized users have access to information and associated assets when required
- Ensure that we meet our regulatory, legislative and contractual requirements
- Address the security of all of our services and processes to ensure that risks are identified and appropriate controls are implemented and documented
- Provide a secure working environment for staff and contractors at our sites
- Produce and maintain business continuity and incident response plans for strategic company IT and information services, which will be tested on a regular basis
- Require all third parties working on our behalf to ensure that the confidentiality, integrity and availability requirements of all business systems are met
- Promote security awareness and provide appropriate information security training for our staff
- Ensure that medical bill data is only used only for the purpose for which it is collected.
Franco Signor Employees Responsibility Shall Be:
- Implement and act in accordance with information security and privacy policies
- Protect assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference
- Report security events and potential security risks
- Immediately notify the company if sensitive data has or may have been lost, accessed by, used by or disclosed to an unauthorized party.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may offer links to other third party websites for your convenience and information only. These websites have their own privacy information collection practices and security measures.
Franco Signor LLC
3647 Cortez Road West, Suite 100
Bradenton, FL 34210
For answers to questions related to private health information, please direct your inquiry to Franco Signor’s HIPAA Privacy Officer at the above address.