OASAS Application Services Website

Privacy Policy

 

The NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Application Services website is designed to make it easier and more efficient for OASAS licensed and/or funded providers to report required information to OASAS.

 

Access to this website is limited to authorized users.

 

Like all online resources, we recognize that users of this website are concerned about their privacy.

 

This policy describes OASAS’s privacy practices regarding information collected from authorized users of this website including what data is collected and how that information is used. OASAS may, at its sole discretion, change modify, add, or delete portions of this policy without notice. This privacy policy only applies to this website, you should examine the privacy policy of any website you access through this website.

 

Information Collected When You Visit this Website

When visiting this website OASAS may automatically collect and store any of the following information about your visit:

1.  The Internet Protocol address and domain name of your Internet service provider. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer, which can be used to direct internet traffic to you.

2.  The type of browser and operating system you used.

3.  The date and time you visited this site.

4.  The web pages, applications or services you accessed at this site.

5.  The URL or web site address of the web site you visited prior to coming to this website and from which any web page on this site was linked.

6.  The userid and password used to access the website and associated application(s).

This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of interest to users, and to identify system performance or problem areas. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and OASAS does not sell or distribute the information collected for commercial marketing purposes. Use of this website constitutes consent to such monitoring and auditing. Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this website are strictly prohibited and are subject to prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and/or other applicable laws.

 

Personal Information and Choice

"Personal information" is information about an individual (e.g. an individual's name, address, and phone number). A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information. Personal information is not collected through this website. Personal information is collected and retained when you complete the forms required to request authorization to use OASAS Application Services.

 

Security

OASAS limits employee access to personally identifiable information from authorized users to only those employees who need access to perform a specific job. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of these applications as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.

 

Disclosure of Information Collected Through This Website

Information collected through this website, personal or otherwise, may, if not protected by federal or State law, be subject to disclosure pursuant to law, such as the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), or court order. Additionally, OASAS may disclose personal information to federal or State law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to the OASAS's applications, services and/or information.

 

Information Disclaimer

Information provided on this website is intended to allow authorized users immediate access to OASAS application services and related information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, OASAS recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, the OASAS, its employees, officers and agents make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided through this website, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same.

 

Contact Information

For questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact OASAS Help Desk at (518) 485-2379.

 

NOTE: The information contained in this policy should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided via this website. For site security purposes and to ensure that this website remains available to all users, OASAS employs software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage to this website.

 

Last Update Date: November 3, 2014