ASAC is committed to protecting the privacy of any information you provide us while using this website.
Website browsers: ASAC does not collect any personal information about you when you visit our Website.
For users who e-mail inquiries to us: ASAC stores the question and the e-mail address information so that we can respond electronically. We do not identify publicly who sends questions or comments to our web site.
Confidentiality And Release of Client Information
Any information pertaining to the client or client’s record (including the fact of treatment involvement or non-involvement) is released only by specific written consent of the client and in accordance with guidelines contained in Federal Register, Volume 40, Number 127, Part IV (“Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records”) and Chapter 125 of the Iowa Code. This means that absolutely no information is released to anyone, who is not a member of the Area Substance Abuse Council staff, without the client’s specific written permission; this applies whether or not the person is, or has been, an active client.
Notice of Privacy Practices
This ASAC Notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.
We are required by federal law to maintain the privacy of your medical information and to give you our Notice of Privacy Practices (this “Notice”) that describes our privacy practices, our legal duties your rights concerning your medical information.
This Notice applies to and will be followed by all counseling staff, employees and other personnel of the Area Substance Abuse Council.