All information provided on this web site is believed to be correct. However, no liability is assumed for errors in substance or form of any of the materials published on this web site. Electronic versions of documents appearing on this site do not display the text of these documents exactly as the printed versions.
ADRS provides the information contained in this web site as a service to the Internet community. ADRS tries to provide quality information, but makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site.
In addition, ADRS is neither responsible nor liable for information on sites linked to ADRS . The links to other sites are provided only for convenience.
In the provision of services and in employment practices, the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, creed, national origin, religion, age or disability.
When using www.rehab.alabama.gov, you may encounter documents or other information resources contributed or licensed by private individuals, companies, or organizations that may be protected by U.S. and foreign copyright laws. Such information resources include -- but are not limited to -- web pages, publications, brochures, and reports. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use as defined in the copyright laws requires the written permission of the copyright owners.
This web site does not gather or store any personally identifiable information except that which is supplied by the browser when communicating with our server. Such information is used exclusively for statistical purposes and is limited to browser name and version, operating system (if supplied), IP Address, URL that redirected you to our web site and time our web site was accessed.
You may choose to provide personal information when sending your feedback to us. In such a case, your personal information will be transmitted only to pertinent staff and will not be shared with anyone outside ADRS unless required by law. However, please be aware that the feedback form does not ecrypt messages submitted through it and thus the contents of the email may be read if intercepted by a third party. If ADRS asks you to provide confidential personal information all such information will be encrypted using industry-standard SSL encryption.
Any health-related personal information that is gathered through this web site is also subject to the ADRS Notice of Privacy Practices .
This privacy statement is subject to change without notice.
The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services of the linked web sites, or the information, products, or services contained therein. The Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Furthermore, the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. All links are provided consistent with the educational mission of the web site.
Everyone is encouraged to link to the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services. However, the ADRS cannot create reciprocal links if the linking website does not meet our criteria for links (the website must provide information that is directly related to the services ADRS provides). In case you would like to link to www.rehab.alabama.gov, here is a list of frequently visited sections of our website:
Translations of the ADRS web site are made through an automated/computerized process powered by Babel Fish, a free translation service. Computerized translations are only an approximation of the Web site's original content. The translation should not be considered exact and in some cases may include incorrect or offensive language. Neither ADRS nor any officer, or employee of ADRS warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information translated by this system and shall not be liable for any losses caused by such reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the translation, portions may be incorrect. Any person or entity who relies on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk.
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
This notice applies to all personal health information about you created and maintained by the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS). We understand that medical information about your health is personal. We are committed to protecting your personal health information (PHI). We create and maintain a record of services provided to you by the department and services provided to you by others on behalf of the department. This record is to provide you with quality services. This notice will tell you about the ways we may use and disclose health information about you. We also describe your rights and certain obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of health information. If ADRS privacy practices change, a new privacy notice will be posted to the ADRS web site and in all ADRS offices.
ADRS staff will only use your personal health information when doing their jobs. When health information is shared with other agencies or organizations, ADRS requires the other agencies and organizations to safeguard your health information. The purposes of the use and sharing of health information are:
Your health information will not be shared without your authorization except as described in this notice or as required by law. You may authorize other disclosures by completing an ADRS Authorization Form and you may revoke such authorization in writing at any time. ADRS has procedures to assist you with your rights to your health information and you may ask your counselor, case manager, care coordinator or service coordinator for a paper copy of this notice at any time. An electronic copy of this notice is available on the ADRS web site, www.rehab.alabama.gov.
For more information or to report an incident where you feel that your privacy has been compromised by an ADRS staff person, you may contact the individuals listed below or the Secretary of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Ave. S.W. , Washington, D.C. , 20201. No individual will be retaliated against for filing a complaint.
Email: Compliance Officer
Or, you can also mail a complaint to: The Commissioner
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
602 S. Lawrence St.
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
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