HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice

Online Privacy Policy



The Teamsters Local 170 Health & Welfare Fund is firmly committed to your privacy. You should understand what we do with any personal information that you provide to us while using our site. That’s why we’ve created this Online Privacy Statement which discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.



In general, using our site as a site visitor may be considered anonymous: we do not engage in any activity that will personally identify our website visitors. However, if you elect to utilize the following services personal information will be collected and/or accessed.



  • Employer Login / Online remittance processing system 


Participating Employers may utilize the online remittance processing system to submit remittance reports and to make contributions to establish eligibility. These reports include the personal information of the employees and the hours contributed and paid on behalf of each employee for the applicable time period. To access this system, employers must provide a user name and password.


  1. Member Login
    Members are permitted to utilize a member login program. To access this service, a member must provide a user name and password. This service allows members to access and view personal information, dependent information, beneficiary information, work history and eligibility information.



The following cookies are specifically applicable to the on line remittance processing system and/or Member login website.

A “cookie” is a small summary text file that is stored by your mobile phone (e.g., iPhone or Android) or by your browser (e.g., Internet Employer, Edge, Chrome, Safari, or Firefox). Cookies allow a website to store some information about users, allowing the website to recognize a user and respond appropriately.

  • The website may use cookies to collect anonymous usage statistics to track site utilization. Identifiable visitor usage information may also be stored in internal log files. We use this information to troubleshoot issues, improve our online services, and for analytical purposes, such as analyzing trends, administering the Site, tracking user movements and gathering broad demographic information.


  • The website utilizes cookies to ensure basic functionality for authenticated users, including but not limited to initiating and terminating valid sessions.


Links to other websites

Our website does contain links to other websites. The Teamsters Local 170 Health & Welfare Fund does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.


Children Under Age 13

The Teamsters Local 170 Health & Welfare Fund does not knowingly collect personal information online from any person we know to be under the age of 13 and instruct users under age 13 not to send us any information to or through the online website.


Non-Marketing Services

The Teamsters Local 170 Health & Welfare Fund greatly respects your privacy. The personal data collected will not be sold to anyone outside for marketing purposes and will be used solely for its intended purpose with the Teamsters Local 170 Health & Welfare Fund unless disclosure is otherwise required by law.



The Teamsters Local 170 Health & Welfare Fund shall endeavor and shall take reasonable precautions to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent and loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.




The Teamsters Local 170 Health & Welfare Fund reserves the right to update and/or change the terms of our Online privacy policy, and as such we will post those changes to our website, so that our users and/or visitors are always aware of the type of information we collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose such information.


Acceptance of Terms

Through the use of this website, you are herby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within this Online Privacy Policy. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.


How to Contact US

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Online Privacy Policy related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address.


Email: info@teamsters170hwf.com


Telephone Number: 508-791-3416


Mailing Address:

Teamsters Local 170 Health & Welfare Fund

330 SW Cutoff, Suite 202

Worcester, MA 01604

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