Your privacy is critically important to us.
Home of Grace is located at:Home of Grace
14200 Jericho Rd
Vancleave, MS 39565
Like most website operators, Home of Grace collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Home of Grace’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Home of Grace’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Home of Grace may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Home of Grace also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.homeofgrace.org blog posts. Home of Grace only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Home of Grace’s websites choose to interact with Home of Grace in ways that require Home of Grace to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Home of Grace gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.homeofgrace.org to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
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Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Home of Grace discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Home of Grace’s behalf or to provide services available at Home of Grace’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Home of Grace’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Home of Grace will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Home of Grace discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Home of Grace believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Home of Grace, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.homeofgrace.org and have supplied your email address, Home of Grace may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Home of Grace and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Home of Grace takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Home of Grace may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Home of Grace may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Home of Grace does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Home of Grace uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with Home of Grace – by purchasing Home of Grace’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, luding as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Home of Grace collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Home of Grace. Home of Grace does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Individuals who enroll or who have been enrolled in the Home of Grace program are protected by our client confidentiality policy. Without a client code, given to the client and client-approved contacts upon intake, employees may not confirm or deny an individual’s enrollment. Individuals or agencies requesting program-related client records must complete an Authorization of Release form which must be signed by the client and notarized. Home of Grace will honor subpoenas served for records as applicable by law.
At no time does the Home of Grace diagnose or make medical or mental judgments to the condition of the individual. However, via program application, pre-admission questionnaires, and counselings sessions, the Home of Grace may become privy to the following protected health information of its clients that the individual (or their close personal friend or family member) voluntarily provides to us:
- the individual’s past or present physical or mental health or condition, or
- the provision of counseling to the individual by the Home of Grace, or
- the past or present payment for the client’s Home of Grace program fee; and
- Information that identifies the individual, such as: name, address, birth date, Social Security Number.
- For Counseling: We may use or disclose your health information to your counselor to provide and coordinate the counseling that you need. Also, counselors may disclose your health information to each other to coordinate individual and group therapy sessions for your recovery.
- Individuals Involved in Your Counseling or Payment for Your Counseling: When appropriate we may disclose to a close personal friend or family member who is involved in your addiction therapy or payment for your therapy. Unless you object, we may disclose to a member of your family, a relative, a close friend or any other person you identify, your Protected Health Information that directly relates to that person’s involvement in your addiction therapy. If you are unable to agree or object to such a disclosure, we may disclose such information as necessary if we determine that it is in your best interest based on your counselor’s judgment.
- To Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety: We may use your PHI to appropriate authorities when necessary to prevent a serious threat to your health and safety or the health and safety of another person or the public. We may disclose your health information to appropriate authorities if we reasonably believe that you are a possible victim of abuse, neglect, or domestic abuse or the possible victim of other crimes.
- Notification: We may use or disclose your PHI to assist in a disaster relief effort so that your family, personal representative, or friends may be notified about your condition, status, and location.
- Correctional Institutions: If you are or become an inmate of a correctional institution, we may disclose to the institution or its agents PHI necessary for your health and the health and safety of others.
- Health-Related Benefits and Services: We may use and disclose your PHI to tell you about health-related benefits or services that you may need or that may be of interest to you.
- Law Enforcement: We may disclose your PHI for law enforcement purposes as required by law or in response to a court order, subpoena, warrant, summons, or similar process; to identify or locate a suspect, fugitive, material witness, or missing person; about a death resulting from criminal conduct; about crimes on the premises or against a member of our workforce; and in emergency circumstances, to report a crime, the location, victims, or the identity, description, or location of the perpetrator of a crime.
- We will not use or disclose therapy notes without your written authorization, and only as permitted by law.
- Obtain a paper copy of the Home of Grace notice of privacy practices upon request
- Request a restriction on certain uses and disclosures of their individually-provided health information on their application and pre-admission questionnaire
- Inspect and obtain a copy of their program application and pre-admission questionnaire by contacting the Home of Grace at (228) 826-5283.
- Amend their health information – as provided voluntarily by the individual and/or their close personal friend or family member. We may deny your request for certain specific reasons. If we deny your request, we will provide you with a written explanation for the denial and information regarding further rights you may have at that point.
- Internal communications
- Medical emergencies
- Reports of alleged child abuse or neglect (if required by state law)
- Reports of a crime on program premises or against program personnel
- Qualified audits or evaluations of the program
- Qualified service organization agreement
- Pursuant to a Part 2-specific court order
Last updated December 12, 2022