Confidentiality and Privacy Protections Policy:
It is the policy of the Children’s Homes of Iredell County, Inc. (CHIC) to ensure procedures and measures are in place and enforced to keep and safeguard the confidentiality and privacy of its clients, staff, and website users, both former and current. All employees are expected and trained to take protective action regarding the disclosure of information and use by unauthorized users according to state and federal laws and best ethical practices.
Client records are the property of Children’s Homes of Iredell County, Inc., however, we recognize that clients and their legal guardians have limited rights to client record information. Access will be provided per Children’s Homes of Iredell County’s procedures and as permitted by law and signed consent for release of information.
Personal information individuals may provide to Children’s Homes of Iredell County, Inc. is accessible by only staff designated to use the information for the purpose intended by you. Personal and confidential information includes, but is not limited to, names, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, home addresses, medical notes, faxes, and applications. Personal and confidential information will not be shared, distributed, or sold to vendors or other entities.
Children’s Homes of Iredell County, Inc. utilizes security measures to prevent the accidental or intentional loss or misuse of information provided physically, electronically, and managerially. Any information our website or internet service provider collects or maintains, with or without the website visitors’ knowledge, will be not be mistreated.