Privacy Policy

OhioGuidestone and its subsidiary organizations, including A Renewed Mind (collectively “the Agency”) uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors.  The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to let you know how the Agency handles information received from you through this website.  Changes may be periodically made to this Privacy Policy without notice.  It is your responsibility to review the Privacy Policy when you use this website.  By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to any changes to it.

Through your use of this site, the Agency collects information covered under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) and 42 CFR Part 2 (“42 CFR”).  Specifically, self-reported Protected Health Information (“PHI”) and Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) are collected when you enter and submit this information.  The Agency uses and protects covered behavioral health and substance use disorder information as required by HIPAA, 42 CFR, and applicable State law.  More detailed information about the Agency’s privacy practices regarding behavioral health and substance use disorder information under HIPAA and 42 CFR can be found by reading the Agency’s Notice of Privacy Practices.  In addition to self-reported PHI and PII, this website automatically collects the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of the internet connection used to submit information as well as the date and time of its submission.  If you choose to upload any insurance or financial verification data, this information is collected and used as part of the intake process for possible sliding fee availability.

While the Agency takes data security and confidentially very seriously, no transmission of data over the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  The Agency use a number of electronic and procedural security measure to protect the confidentially of any information submitted through this site.  Additionally, all information submitted through this site employs encrypted transmission over the internet.

The Agency will only share any information through the use of this site with third parties (i) when the person submitting the information authorizes the Agency to share it; (ii) as set forth in the Notice of Privacy Practices (iii) when sharing the information is necessary for the operation of the site, or (iv) when we are required to by law. The Agency will never sell the information collected.

You should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by this website through the use of “cookies”. “Cookies” are small text files a website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s ongoing access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor’s system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to each website visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the cookie feature. It is possible however, that if you deny the cookie feature, you may experience limited functionality within this website.