Global Medical Response, Inc.
We aim to be transparent and responsible about how we handle the personal data in our care. Please be aware that this Policy is being updated as of January 1, 2023. This may represent a material change to our policy for some consumers. While you don’t need to do anything, if you have any questions or would like to avail yourself of any rights under our previous policy (click here to view), you may contact us within 45 days of the effective date of our new Policy.
Effective Date: January 1, 2023
Last Updated: December 20, 2022
What Personal Information We Collect
“Personal Information” is information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you or your household.
When you interact with the Services, we may collect certain Personal Information directly from you or automatically from the devices you use to access our Services. Depending on how you use the Services, we may collect the following types of information from or about you or your household. Please note that if we collect information through your use of the Services that is PHI regulated by HIPAA, then we may use, disclose, and process your PHI in accordance with our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices.
How We Collect Your Personal Information
Depending on how you use our Services, we may collect Personal Information from you in the following ways:
How We Use Your Personal Information
We may use Personal Information as outlined below:
How We Disclose Your Personal Information
We may disclose your Personal Information as outlined below:
Retention of Personal Information
As a general matter, we may retain your Personal Information for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, to satisfy legal and regulatory requirements, or as required or permitted by applicable law. To determine the length of time for which we will retain Personal Information, we may consider the volume and sensitivity of the Personal Information, the purposes for which we collect and use the Personal Information, and applicable legal and regulatory requirements. In certain circumstances, we may anonymize your Personal Information so that it can no longer be associated with you. We may use such anonymized information for various business purposes, including analytics and research, and may retain it indefinitely without further notice to you.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
Opting Out of Cookies
Cookies can also be blocked by changing your Internet browser settings to refuse all or some Cookies. If you choose to block all Cookies (including essential Cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Sites. Please note that these opt-out mechanisms are specific to the device or browser on which they are exercised. Therefore, you will need to opt out on every browser and device that you use.
Notice to California Residents
This section provides additional information for California residents whose information is subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). For the purposes of this section, the term “Personal Information” does not include PHI or other patient information that is maintained by us in compliance with HIPAA or the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Generally, in the past 12 months, we have collected the categories of Personal Information detailed in the “What Personal Information We Collect” section above from the sources described in the “How We Collect Your Personal Information” section above.” We have used and disclosed Personal Information for the purposes described, respectively, in the “How We Use Your Personal Information” and “How We Disclose Your Personal Information” sections above. We do not collect or process Sensitive Personal Information to infer characteristics about you.
Rights Concerning Your Personal Information
California law(s) CCPA and CPRA (“California Law” collectively) provide eligible California residents with certain rights regarding their Personal Information. If you are an eligible California resident, you may follow the directions below to exercise your rights.
California residents may exercise the Right to Know, Right to Delete, and the Right to Correct by reaching us at one of the resources listed in the “Contact Us” section below.
California “Shine the Light” Law
California residents may also request information from us once per calendar year about certain Personal Information shared with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes, including the categories of information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we have shared such information. To request this information, please contact us by using the information provided in the “Contact Us” section below.
Notice to Nevada Residents
If you are a Nevada resident, you have the right to opt out of the sale of certain Personal Information, including your name and mailing address, to third parties. GMR does not sell your personal information. If that were to change in the future, we will provide Nevada residents with a method to opt-out of those transactions.
Notice to Virginia Residents
This section provides additional information for Virginia residents. For the purposes of this section, the term “Personal Information” does not include PHI or other patient information that is maintained by us in compliance with HIPAA.
Generally, in the past 12 months we have collected the categories of Personal Information detailed in the “What Personal Information We Collect” section above from the sources described in the “How We Collect Your Personal Information” section above. We have used and disclosed Personal Information for the purposes described, respectively, in the “How We Use Your Personal Information” and “How We Disclose Your Personal Information” sections above. We do not collect or process Sensitive Personal Information to infer characteristics about you.
Although we have not “sold” personal information for money in the past 12 months, we engage in standard business interactions with third parties that might be considered a “sale” of Personal Information.
If you are an eligible Virginia resident, you may follow the directions below to exercise your rights.
Virginia residents may exercise their respective rights at one of the resources listed below.
Security of Your Personal Information
We take reasonable steps to protect the security of your Personal Information. Please understand, however, that no data transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, please be thoughtful about what information you send through the Sites.
Do Not Track
Some web browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” or similar feature that signals to websites that a user does not want to have his or her online activity and behavior tracked. We are committed to providing you with meaningful choices about the information collected through the Sites. However, like many websites, our Sites are not currently designed to recognize a “Do Not Track” signal from a web browser.
The Sites are not intended for children under 16 years of age. We do not knowingly collect the Personal Information of children under 16 years of age through the Sites without the authorization of a responsible adult (e.g., a parent or legal guardian).
By e-mail: email@example.com, or by filling out our “Contact” form available on our homepage under the Contact tab.
For California residents, in order to exercise the Right to Opt Out of Sales or Sharing with respect to any "sale" or “sharing” of personal information automatically collected online through cookies and other tracking technologies, you must undertake both of the following steps:
1. Submit a request to “Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information” by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by filling out our Contact Form available on our homepage under the Contact tab; please be sure to select the “Data Privacy” category on the drop down menu to ensure your inquiry is properly directed.
2. Disable the use of all cookies and other tracking technologies by changing your Internet browser settings to refuse all or some Cookies.
For residents of Nevada and Virginia, in order to exercise the Right to Opt Out of Sales, you must undertake both of the following steps:
For residents of California, Nevada, and Virginia, in order to exercise the Right to Opt Out of Targeted Advertising, you must undertake both of the following steps. For California residents, if you wish to opt of any "sale" or “sharing” of personal information for cross-contextual behavioral advertising, please specify on the webform.
With any request, we may take steps to verify your identity before processing your request. We will not fulfill your request unless you have provided sufficient information for us to reasonably verify you are the individual about whom we collected Personal Information. We will only use the Personal Information provided in the verification process to verify your identity or authority to make a request and to track and document your requests and our responses, unless you initially provided the information for another purpose. You may use an authorized agent to submit a request. When we verify your agent’s request, we may verify your identity and request a signed document from your agent that authorizes your agent to make the request on your behalf. To protect your Personal Information, we reserve the right to deny a request from an agent that does not submit proof that you have authorized them to act on your behalf.