HealthNow Online Privacy Statement Sites Covered by this Privacy Statement
HealthNow Healthcare Services, Inc., and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “HealthNow”) respect your right to privacy. HealthNow has created this privacy statement (“Privacy Statement”) to demonstrate our firm commitment to your right to privacy. This Privacy Statement outlines our personal data handling practices for this Web site. This Privacy Statement is readily available on our home page and at the bottom of every HealthNow Web page.
Links to Other Sites and Public Forums
HealthNow may make message boards, news groups, and/or public forums available to users on its Web sites. Any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information that may be accessed by third parties; therefore, you should use caution before deciding to disclose any personal data in these forums.
Collection of Personal Data
HealthNow collects personal data to operate effectively and to comply with government regulations (e.g., employment, tax, insurance). HealthNow collects and maintains Personal data from its current and former employees, from individuals it may potentially employ or place for permanent or temporary employment with HealthNow customers, from current and former contingent workers (including temporary workers and other non-employees) of HealthNow and, at times, it may collect or be exposed to personal data from its customers or vendors. Through certain of the HealthNow Web sites, HealthNow collects personal data that is voluntarily provided by users when a user signs up for a HealthNow job board account or other HealthNow Web site that allows for users to set up an account or otherwise submit information for the purpose of searching for temporary or permanent employment opportunities, submit a resume for inclusion in a HealthNow database or respond to a listed employment position.
The information HealthNow collects will be used only as described in this Privacy Statement and/or in the way we specify at the time of collection. We will not subsequently change the way your personal data is used without your consent. Some of the ways we may use your personal data include, but are not limited to:
- Provide the ability to contact you;
- Comply with human resource requirements;
- Comply with government regulations,
- Provide payroll and human resources functions, including employee benefits programs;
- Support recruitment inquiries;
- Facilitate the job search process and help us find you a suitable job match;
- Gauge the number of users and usage of the site;
- Store information about your preferences;
- Recognize you when you return;
- Provide information on goods and services requested or which may interest you;
- Conduct HealthNow marketing, advertising and promotions;
- Notify you of events, surveys, workshops and training sessions run by HealthNow; and
- Notify you about changes to our services.
Personal data about you may be included in the following:
- Resumes/Curricula vitae;
- Online submissions to HealthNow job boards;
- Our interview notes;
- Information obtained through reference and background checks;
- Educational or professional accreditation records;
- Information necessary to provide payroll services, including banking details, tax deductions and vacation allowances;
- Information about you and your beneficiaries, as required, to enroll in any benefits packages;
- Reference letters; and
- Test results, including without limitation medical and fitness testing, psychological testing and drug and alcohol testing.
HealthNow notifies all identified individuals about the purposes for which personal data is collected and used. In appropriate situations, however, personal data may be “anonymized” so that the identity of individuals cannot be known. In these cases, HealthNow will not notify you regarding the purpose for which personal data is collected and used by HealthNow.
A cookie is a small data file placed on the hard drive of your computer when you visit certain Web sites. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited.
A Web bug is a graphic on a Web page or email that gathers information about the computers used to view the Web page or email. A Web bug can collect your computer’s IP address and the time you viewed the Web site or email.
If you prefer not to receive cookies or Web bugs while browsing our Web site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies or Web bugs and refuse them when your browser alerts you to their presence.
You can also refuse all cookies and Web bugs by turning them off in your browser, although you may not be able to take full advantage of HealthNow Web sites if you do so. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use/navigate through many parts of HealthNow Web sites, except that access to certain HealthNow Web pages require a login and password.
You can find information on popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the following Web sites:
Microsoft Internet Explorer:
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By using this Web site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal data as described herein. If we decide to make changes to this Privacy Statement, we will post the changes on this site so that you will always know what information we collect and how we use it.
Sharing Your Personal Data
HealthNow may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process by disclosing your personal data and other related information, if necessary. We also may disclose your personal data when we choose to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
HealthNow only provides these third parties with the minimum amount of personal data necessary to provide the services on our behalf, and the third parties are not permitted to use your personal data except for the limited purpose of completing the requested service or transaction.
Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, HealthNow decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses. Such a transaction may involve, in accordance with applicable law, the disclosure of personal data to prospective or actual purchasers, or the receipt of it from sellers. It is HealthNow’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
HealthNow will only share personal data about you that is relevant to our legitimate business purposes or as required to meet legal or regulatory requirements.
Your personal data is never sold, rented or leased to any external company, unless you have granted us permission to do so.
HealthNow does not disclose personal data about its employees without specific authorization from or notice to the employee, as provided in this Privacy Statement, or as required by law. In addition, HealthNow does not collect more personal data than is needed to fulfill the purposes set forth in this Privacy Statement, unless consented to by the individual concerned.
Should you withdraw consent to the use of your information for any of the above-identified purposes, we will stop using your information for such purposes as soon as it is reasonably possible to do so. HealthNow will also notify you if withdrawing consent affects our ability to service you.
As a part of our providing services to our customers, we may share personal data from our customers with other third parties as instructed by the customer. We may share the personal data with others solely for the purposes of managing the work we are contracted to manage and for no other reason and will abide by any contractual obligations contained in any customer agreement related to the sharing of personal data we receive from the customer.
HealthNow takes reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is accurate, complete and current. All current and former employees of HealthNow, applicants for specific jobs within HealthNow and current and former contingent workers (including temporary workers and other non-employees) of HealthNow, as well as individuals we may potentially employ, are asked to inform HealthNow immediately in the event of changes in personal data.
Security of Your Personal Data
HealthNow is committed to protecting the personal data you share with us. HealthNow uses reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. HealthNow supports online security using secure server technology because we want your data to be safe. There are state-of-the-art security arrangements and facilities on HealthNow work sites to maintain data security.
This site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. HealthNow does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that data from our systems.
HealthNow conducts an annual self-assessment in order to verify that this Privacy Statement is published and implemented within HealthNow.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or if you wish to inspect the information we hold about you, please contact:
HealthNow Home Healthcare, Inc.
23591 Foley St
Hayward, CA 94545
Changes to this Privacy Statement
If we change our Privacy Statement, we will post the revised Privacy Statement here, with an updated revision date. If we make significant changes to our Privacy Statement, we may also notify you by other means, such as sending an email or posting a notice on our home page.
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