Privacy and Terms

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS (“TERMS”), DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

 Terms of Use

Please read these terms of use carefully, as they may have changed since your last visit to this web site. By using this web site, you indicate your unconditional acceptance of the following terms of use. Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc, and (collectively, “Sunnyside Village” or “we”) maintain this web site as a service to its customers, potential customers, and other interested parties. Please visit us frequently, browse our pages, and download materials subject to the terms and conditions set out below.

Use of Sunnysidevillage.org Web Site and its Content

We may alter, suspend, or discontinue this web site in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason, without notice or cost. The web site may periodically become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for other reasons.

No part of this web site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, except that we authorize you to view, copy, download, and print posted documents (such as price lists, papers, forms, catalogs, manuals, and FAQs) that are available on this web site, subject to the following conditions:

  1. The documents may be used solely for internal informational purposes.
  2. The documents may not be modified.
  3. Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notice may not be removed.

Nothing contained on this web site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use this web site or any documents displayed on this web site, through the use of framing or otherwise, except: (a) as expressly permitted by these terms of use; or (b) with our prior written permission or the permission of such third party that may own the trademark or copyright of material displayed on this web site.

By using this web site, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend us from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to, attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that arises in connection with your use of this web site.

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise noted, all text, images, trademarks and service marks contained on this web site are the property of Sunnyside Village and/or its affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, or licensors, and are protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws.  Any unauthorized use of any of the materials on this site is prohibited. © Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc.  All rights reserved.

Accuracy of Content and Future Modifications to Web Site

The information on this web site is believed to be complete and reliable; however, the information may contain typographical errors, other inadvertent errors or inaccuracies. We reserve the right to make changes to prices, document names and content, product descriptions or specifications, or other information without obligation to issue any notice of such changes.

Prohibited Conduct

Notwithstanding any other rights or restrictions in these Terms of Use, you may not use this web site to: (1) transmit via or through the site any information, data, text, images, files, links, or software except in connection with your authorized use of this web site or otherwise in response to specific requests for information by us; (2) introduce viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or harmful code on the Internet; (3) obtain unauthorized access to any computer system; (4) impersonate any other person, including but not limited to, a registered user of this web site or a Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc. employee; or (5) invade the privacy or violate any personal or proprietary right (including intellectual property rights) of any person or entity.

Copyright Infringement; Notice and Removal Procedures

If you believe that any materials on this web site infringe your copyright, you may request that they be removed. This request must bear a signature (or electronic equivalent) of the copyright holder or an authorized representative and must: (1) identify the allegedly infringing materials; (2) indicate where an authorized version can be obtained; (3) provide your name and contact information; (4) state that you have a good faith belief that the materials are infringing; (5) state that the information in your claim is accurate; and (6) indicate that “under penalty of perjury” you are the lawful copyright owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf. Our agent for copyright issues relating to this web site is:

Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc.
5201 Bahia Vista Street
Sarasota, FL  34232-9931

Disclaimer of Warranty

All text, images, and other information on or accessible from the Sunnysidevillage.org web site are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Specifically, but without limitation, Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc., does not warrant that: (I) the information available on this web site is free of errors; (ii) the functions contained on this web site will be uninterrupted or free of errors; (iii) defects will be corrected, or (iv) this web site or the server(s) that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc., its contractors, affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, or licensors, and/or third parties be liable to any user of the Sunnysidevillage.org web site or any other person or entity for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or loss of use) arising out of the use or inability to use the Sunnysidevillage.org web site or any information contained thereon, whether based upon warranty, contract, tort, or otherwise, even if Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc., its contractors, affiliates, and/or third parties has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses.

Third Party Links

Our site may contain links to third party websites. If you leave our site by linking to a third party link, you will be subject to such third party’s privacy policies and procedures and this Privacy Statement will no longer apply. Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc., is not responsible for the content of third party links or the use, collection or dissemination of information on such third party links.

No Implied Endorsements

In no event shall any reference to any third party or third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc., of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party. Likewise, a link to any non-Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc. web site does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such a web site.

Jurisdictional Issues

We make no representation that information on this web site is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this web site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Enforcement of Terms of Use

These Terms of Use shall be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Florida, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law.

All disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use shall be finally resolved by arbitration conducted in the English language in Sarasota, Florida, U.S.A., by a sole, jointly appointed arbitrator, under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The parties shall bear equally the cost of the arbitration (except that the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with the arbitration in such an amount as may be determined by the arbitrator). All decisions of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc., shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief, security, or other equitable remedies from the United States District Court for the District of Florida or any other court of competent jurisdiction.

Severability

If any part of these Terms of Use is held to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein. We may, at our sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please contact:

Sunnyside Village Retirement Community
5201 Bahia Vista Street
Sarasota, FL  34232-9931

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Privacy Policy – General

Information Collection

We do not currently collect personal identifying information except: (a) to the extent that your web browser provides personal identifying information; (b) for receiving information and publications about us; (c) to the extent that you provide this information when seeking employment or residency; or (d) to the extent that you provide this information in an e-mail request for information. If you elect to use this site, you may be asked to provide us with certain personal identifying information.

Should you request that we contact you to provide additional information about our products and services, and you have provided us with personal information so that we may do so, we will not use or disclose this information outside of Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc.  products and/or services. In the course of our communications with you, it may be necessary that we may use and/or disclose the information that you provide to us in communications with your treating physician, insurance plans or other third parties relating to or involved in the communication. Sunnyside Properties of Sarasota, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy policy of any such third party for information shared through such communications.

Information Use

We collect and store information obtained through this site. We store information obtained in a secure manner. We may utilize information obtained to: (a) notify or send you information; (b) assess trends, usefulness, and other general business purposes; (c) share with government agencies; (d) share with other individuals or entities; and (e) enhance your use of our site.

Links

This site may contain links to other sites. These linked sites may have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. This privacy statement applies solely to this site.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”)

This web site is not directed at children; however, we are committed to protecting the privacy rights of children on the Internet and believe that children should be able to use the Internet in a safe, productive, and efficient manner and should be afforded the highest protection available with respect to their personal information. It is our policy not to knowingly collect any personal identifying information from users under the age of 13. To learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission COPPA Website.

Online Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our Website(s) and not to information offline.

Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time by posting a new privacy policy.

Your Consent

By using the Sunnysidevillage.org site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with the terms of the Statement, you should exit the web site.

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES – MEDICAL
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

YOUR RIGHTS
When it comes to your health information, you have certain rights. This section explains your rights and some of our responsibilities to help you.

Get an electronic or paper copy of your medical record
• You can ask to see or get an electronic or paper copy of your medical record and other health information we have about you. Ask us how to do this.
• We will provide a copy or a summary of your health information, usually within 30 days of your request. We may charge a reasonable, cost-based fee.

Ask us to correct your medical record
• You can ask us to correct health information about you that you think is incorrect or incomplete. Ask us how to do this.
• We may deny your request, but we will explain why in writing within 60 days.

Request confidential communications
• You can ask us to contact you in a specific way (for example, home or office phone) or to send mail to a different address
• We will agree to all reasonable requests.

Ask us to limit what we use or share
• You can ask us not to use or share certain health information for treatment, payment, or our operations.
O We are not required to agree with your request, and we may deny it if it affects your care.
• If you pay for a service or health care item out-of-pocket in full, you can ask us not to share that information for the purpose of payment or our operations with your health insurer.
O We will agree unless a law requires us to share that information.

Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared information
• You can ask for a list (accounting) of the times we have shared your health information for six years prior to the date you ask, who we shared it with, and why.
• We will include all the disclosures except for those about treatment, payment, and health care operations, and certain other disclosures (such as any you asked us to make). We will provide one accounting per year for free but will charge a reasonable, cost-based fee if you ask for another within 12 months.

Get a copy of this privacy notice
• You can ask for a paper copy of this notice at any time. We will promptly provide it to you.

Choose someone to act for you
• If you have given someone medical power of attorney or if someone is your legal guardian, that person can exercise your rights and make choices about your health information.
• We will make sure the person has this authority and can act for you before we take any action.
File a complaint if you feel your rights are violated
• You can complain if you feel we have violated your rights by contacting us using the information on the “TO CONTACT US” section at the bottom of this policy page.
• You can file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights by sending a letter to 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201, calling 1-877-696-6775, or visiting www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/complaints/.
• We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.

YOUR CHOICES
For certain health information, you can tell us your choices about what we share. If you have a clear preference for how we share your information in the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.

In these cases, you have both the right and the choice to tell us to:
• Share information with your family, close friends, or others involved in your care
• Share information in a disaster relief situation
• Include your information in a hospital directory

If you are not able to tell us your preference, for example, if you are unconscious, we may go ahead and share your information if we believe it is in your best interest. We may also share your information when needed to lessen a serious and imminent threat to health or safety.

In these cases, we never share your information unless you give us written permission:
• Marketing purposes
• Sale of your information
• Most sharing of psychotherapy

In the case of fundraising:
• We may contact you for fundraising efforts, but you can tell us not to contact you again.

OUR USES AND DISCLOSURES
How do we typically use or share your health information? We typically use or share your health information in the following ways:

Treatment
We can use your health information and share it with other professionals who are treating you.
Example: A doctor treating you for an injury asks another doctor about your overall health condition.

Run our organization
We can use and share your health information to run our practice, improve your care, and contact you when necessary.
Example: We use health information about you to manage your treatment and services.

Bill for your services
We can use and share your health information to bill and get payment from health plans or other entities.
Example: We give information about you to your health insurance plan so it will pay for your services.

OTHER USES AND DISCLOSURES
How else can we use or share your health information? We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html.

Help with public health and safety issues
• We can share health information about you for certain situations such as:
O Preventing disease
O Helping with product recalls
O Reporting adverse reactions to medications
O Reporting suspected abuse, neglect, or domestic violence
O Preventing or reducing a serious threat to anyone’s health or safety

Do research
• We can use or share your information for health research

Comply with the law
• We will share information about you if state or federal laws require it, including with the Department of Health and Human Services if it wants to see that we are complying with federal privacy law.

Respond to organ and tissue donation requests
• We can share health information about you with organ procurement organizations.

Work with a medical examiner or funeral director
• We can share health information with a coroner, medical examiner, or funeral director when an individual dies.

Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
• We can use or share health information about you:
O Preventing disease
O Helping with product recalls
O Reporting adverse reactions to medications
O Reporting suspected abuse, neglect, or domestic violence
O Preventing or reducing a serious threat to anyone’s health or safety

Respond to lawsuits and legal actions
• We can share health information about you in response to a court or administrative order, or in response to a subpoena.

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information.
• We will let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your information.
• We must follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice and give you a copy of it.
• We will not use or share your information other than as described here unless you give permission in writing. If you give permission, you may change your mind at any time. Please notify us in writing of the change.

For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html.

Changes to the Terms of This Notice
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, and on our website.

TO CONTACT US
Please feel free to contact our Administrator and Privacy Officer, Alex Maliwacki at any time with questions or concerns. Phone: 941-371-2729, ext. 322 or Email: amaliwacki@sunnysidevillage.org.
Any staff member is also at your disposal to assist you with an immediate need or
to work with you in solving any problem that might arise.

We at Sunnyside feel that teamwork is the combined effort of staff, residents, and families
working towards the single goal of quality care for our residents.

Your input is always valued as we strive to continue to meet and exceed the standards mandated by State and Federal law – working for the consistently high standards that have for so many years
been synonymous with the name Sunnyside.

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