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Protecting Your Privacy

Đang chơi bàiLearn about protecting your personal information from unwanted use.

Đang chơi bài or . These tips can help you :

  • Read the privacy policies from companies that you interact with. Look for privacy statements on websites, sales materials, and forms that you fill out. 
  • Find out how organizations protect your information from hackers and .
  • Opt-out from organizations' subscription lists.
  • Create strong passwords for your online accounts. Update your passwords, especially if a company reports a data breach. 
  • Use a VPN when you're on public wifi. VPN encrypts any data you send over a network. 
  • Disable cookies to prevent companies from tracking your online browsing habits.
  • Find out from your state or local consumer agency if your state has laws to protect your privacy. 
Đang chơi bài  protects your health records. HIPAA:

  • Defines your health information rights
  • Sets rules and limits on who has permission to see your health records.

Protect Your Medical Privacy

Take steps to protect your health privacy:

  • Read the fine print on medical authorization forms. Check for clauses that release your medical information. 
  • Request a copy of your medical records so you know what's in them.
  • Read the privacy policy on health websites, surveys,  and health screenings.

Report Medical Privacy Violations

If a doctor, insurer, or health care provider has violated your HIPAA Rights:

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Đang chơi bàiLast Updated: June 15, 2020