Notice of Privacy Practices are posted on our website and in the front reception area of The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc.
The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. (our, we) is committed to protecting and keeping confidential, personal information records about your child, including HIPAA protected medical information. The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. may amend or revise this Notice of Privacy Practices, and any changes to this Notice of Privacy Practices will be effective immediately for all records pertaining to your child.
Enrollment and re-enrollment records, including vaccinations, past and current medical/health information including but not limited to allergies, diet, current medication, physical, and mental health conditions and/or diagnoses may be disclosed with direct teaching and administrative staff for the sole purpose of providing education and safe care of a child and may be shared with Workers Compensation insurance in the most conservative and restrictive way to meet requirements.
Child records may be shared with law enforcement, city, state, or government agencies in events, such as and not limited to if a child is suspected or confirmed the victim of abuse or neglect, to report a crime, to report a death, in emergency circumstances of court order, warrant, or parental consent to disclose information to a third party. The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc., may disclose records as required by city, state, and government law.
The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. may use or share information with a third party in order to obtain payment for services.
The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. may use data collected from the website, such as IP addresses, time spent on a page, and browser information for advertising and to better serve our customers on our website. Google Analytics uses this information to track traffic on our website. No information about any children whether previously or currently enrolled is sold to any third party. Cookies may also be stored on a visitor’s device. The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc., is not responsible for any data collected by third party links that are on our website
The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. may use photos of children who were previously enrolled, currently enrolled, or stock photos. Parental consent is provided for The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. to publish photos of their children. Most children’s faces who are photographed have been blurred to protect their identity.
The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. may disclose enrolled or non-enrolled child records (including HIPAA information not limited to vaccinations, birth date, assessment records, health insurance, emergency contact information, notification of communicable disease) with certain city, county, state health authorities as mandated by Texas Childcare Licensing and Texas Health and Human Services.
The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. uses reasonable and customary means to secure your child’s records, however The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc., cannot guarantee 100% security.
The Kindle School in the Heights, Inc. may disclose your child’s personal health information with emergency services in the event of a life threatening or non-life threatening but believed to be medically necessary situation.