Privacy Policy

We are Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides free advocacy services to patients in the Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County. 

1. Disclosure of Client Information

Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) will not disclose any nonpublic personal information, except as permitted by law (in order to comply with federal or state laws/regulations, and government or court orders).

2. Disclosure of Donor Information

Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) will not trade, share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other unaffiliated organizations unless the donor has given APA specific permission to do so.

3. Collection, Retention, and Use of Information

Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) collects nonpublic personal information about you from the forms we receive from you. Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) will only collect information as we believe is reasonably useful in administering our business and to provide products, services and other opportunities to clients/donors.

4. Maintenance of Accurate Information

Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) will correct known inaccurate information in a timely manner.

5. Employee Access to Information and Enforcement

All Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA)  employees are educated on the importance of confidentiality and client privacy. They are thoroughly trained to learn and follow the APA Privacy Policy. Employees with access to client/donor information are required to adhere to the Privacy Policy.

  1. Any employees that violates the Privacy Policy will be subject to disciplinary measures (warnings, reprimands, suspensions) and possible termination of employment.
  2. Employees of APA will only have access to client/donor information on a need-to-know basis.

6. Internet Information

Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) recognizes the trust you have placed in us and the related responsibility we have regarding your privacy. It is Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA)’s  responsibility to keep your sensitive personal information confidential. Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) always has had formal procedures to help protect your privacy.

With the surge in Internet use, it has become even more crucial that steps are taken to assure you that your private information remains private. Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) Privacy Policy Principles include website privacy and control over your personal information.

Website Privacy

When any person visits the public areas of the website, certain basic information is collected, such as how many people visited the site and what pages were visited. Also included in the Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) website has the capability for you to correspond with its’ employees. This correspondence via e-mail, may be for the purpose of asking general questions, requesting information, or volunteering. These activities may include sharing some personal information about yourself with APA. E-mail addresses from those who correspond with Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) are collected along with any other information you provide, for example site registration or survey information. Whether you are a client/donor of APA, personal information will be collected from you if, and only if, you voluntarily provide that information.

Further information regarding the APA Privacy Policy.

This statement addresses our policies on Internet information and internal client information. Additional inquiries and/or comments should be addressed to:
Client Relations, Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access (APA) , 506 E. Plaza Drive, Suite 5, Santa Maria, CA. 93454