Website Security Policy

Physicians Purchasing Alliance (“PPA”) has adopted and implemented a security policy for its (“website”) to help protect the information of its website. This policy applies to all site visitors (“Users”) and those that apply and are granted membership in the PPA Group. (“Participants”). This policy applies to both public (i.e. all visitors public access) and private (“Participant Only”) areas of the website.

Notice and Disclosures

Generally, PPA will not sell, trade, nor disclose the personally identifiable information of its Users to any unauthorized third parties. Certain confidential information provided by each Participant to PPA will be made available to authorized others. Such information will be used for internal purposes and may be provided to prospective or actual PPA affiliates for the purpose of negotiating, bidding upon or providing product and service packages to Participants of the PPA Group. All confidential information will be disclosed by PPA to third parties on a non-identifiable basis or pursuant to a confidentiality agreement.

Data Quality and Access

  • Accuracy. The information contained on any website operating 24/7 cannot always be totally accurate. However, PPA tries to ensure that all data on the website is regularly monitored for accuracy. If something is found to be incorrect, PPA will make every effort to revise any defect as quickly as possible. If the inaccuracy is the result of a system-wide problem, PPA will work swiftly to correct any issue.
  • Changes. The information contained on the PPA website is subject to change without prior advance notice. For active participants of the PPA Group, PPA seeks to facilitate timely and regular online access. The PPA Group endeavors to undertake regular mail and online account maintenance change requests quickly and accurately. Online account changes should in most cases occur immediately, but in no case later than three (3) business days from receipt via regular mail or e-mail.
  • Cookies. PPA uses cookies to enhance the website experience for all Users. A cookie is a small file that is stored on the user’s hard drive that helps to maintain certain information about Users as they move between pages. Upon closing your browser, the cookie becomes inactive and a new one will be created the next time you sign on to use one of the password protected features on the PPA site. Most browsers are shipped to accept cookies, but this is a function that can be controlled by the User. However, many of the services offered on the website may not run optimally or at all without cookies enabled.
Data Security PPA takes security very seriously and has therefore taken every precaution to secure Participant information. In order to secure the users information, PPA has implemented several security measures to prevent loss, theft, or misuse of any borrower data.
  • Encryption. When Participant’s use private area features on the PPA website that involve the communication of personal information, a secure connection will be established using 128-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. During a secure SSL session, data passed back and forth between a Participant’s computer and PPA servers is secured through the use of public key cryptography. The user's computer exchanges key information with PPA's computers to create a private conversation that only the user's computer and PPA's systems may understand. In addition to using 128-bit encryption in the browser, all bank account numbers that are stored in PPA's databases are encrypted.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding the PPA Website Security Policy, please contact the PPA using the information below:

E-Mail at _______________. 

Phone Customer Support staff at __________.