Privacy & Security

Sharps Compliance HIPAA POLICY STATEMENT

Sharps Compliance, Inc. complies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) directives as currently modified in 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164 and respects the privacy of protected health information (PHI). Sharps will not use or disclose PHI other than as permitted or required by any agreement with any Sharps Compliance, Inc. customer that is a Covered Entity and as allowed or required by law. Sharps Compliance, Inc. understands the importance of keeping this information confidential and secure. Sharps' HIPAA Privacy Policy contains procedures addressing appropriate safeguards such as minimum necessary standards, limited access, confidentiality agreements, mitigation of disclosures, reporting, and training to prevent use or disclosure of any PHI.


Privacy Policy

At Sharps Compliance, Inc. we respect the privacy of everyone who visits our Web site and are dedicated to protecting consumer privacy on the Internet. The information below is an overview of how Sharps Compliance, Inc. handles the personal information you provide us online at sharpsinc.com. Personal information is data that identifies you, such as your name, contact information and so on. We may need to change this online privacy statement from time to time in order to address new issues relating to our Web site - please check this policy regularly.


Collection of Personal Information

You can visit this Web Site without revealing any information about yourself. Our Web Site is not set up to track, collect, or distribute Personal Information about you (such as name, address, email address, telephone number and product preferences) unless you voluntarily input this information, such as during a registration or ordering process.

Our Web servers may automatically record statistical data about visitors to our Web Site (through the use of cookies and other means) for use in our analysis of the performance of our website. We may record the time, date, duration, and URL of the requests, along with information on the geographic location of visitors and technology used to gain access. These statistics are not used to personally identify you, but help us to understand how visitors are interacting with our Web Site. These statistics contain no Personal Information and are only used by our technical support staff and marketing teams for purposes of Web Site administration. You have the option to configure your Internet browser to notify you when you have received a cookie and to provide you with the choice to accept or decline to accept the cookie. Further, you have the option to block all cookies. To modify your browser settings click on the help section of your Internet browser and follow the instructions.

This site uses display advertising and remarketing as part of the Google Display Network, Adroll and Bing Ads. These sites use cookies to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on visits to the website. You can manage Google Ads by visiting Ads Preferences Manager or by use of an opt-out browser add-on.


How we handle your information

The Personal Information we collect is used by us for internal purposes such as improving our products, for the purpose of fulfilling customer orders and promotional registrations, responding to customer inquiries, tracking payment of customer orders, managing customer accounts, learning about our customers' needs and contacting customers for research and informational purposes. We also use the Personal Information for market research and marketing and promotional activities including direct marketing via email and postal mail, and for general business administration and management. You may opt-out of receiving email messages at any time by clicking an "unsubscribe" link contained in any promotional or other emails that we send to you. We will not share your Personal Information with other organizations except as set forth in this Privacy Policy. Unless otherwise required by law or if pertinent to a judicial or governmental investigation, it is not shared with other organizations or persons, except for third party service providers assisting us in collecting, assembling or processing this information as further described below.


Security

Sharps Compliance, Inc. has taken steps to protect information collected from our online visitors against unauthorized access and use. Payment information and online forms that include information captured from our users are secured using a Secured Socket Layer (SSL), which encrypts the information as it travels from the desktop to our server. Sharps Compliance, Inc. is committed to ensuring transaction security and privacy. Sharps Compliance, Inc. obtains certification from industry-recognized security vendors to ensure that our systems meet security standards. As an additional security measure, Sharps Compliance, Inc. uses a firewall to prevent unauthorized access to our site. Site personnel monitor activity logs at regular intervals to look for unauthorized intrusions.


Links to third party Web sites

Sharps Compliance, Inc. may have provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties ("third party sites") and may from time to time provide third party materials on this site. These sites are independently owned and operated by third parties, who have their own privacy practices. The third party materials in this site and the third party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Sharps Compliance, Inc. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness. Sharps Compliance, Inc. does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the third party materials in the third party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise.


Change in our corporate status

We may disclose, transfer or sell the personal information collected through our Web site as an asset of the company in conjunction with due diligence for or completion of a merger, reorganization or sale to a third party of our company or a major portion of its assets. Although we do not currently anticipate such an event, changes to our privacy policy might result.

Contact Us

SHARPS COMPLIANCE INC.
9220 KIRBY DR., SUITE 500
HOUSTON, TEXAS (USA) 77054
(800) 772-5657


Privacy policy changes

This Web Privacy Policy is effective March 28, 2016. Sharps Compliance, Inc. may change this statement at any time without notice.