The Company will collect the personal details that you provide to us on our website for the purposes of providing you with services and/or information. In providing such services and/or information to you we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.
This statement sets out below:
- How the Company collects your personally identifiable information through the website.
- How the Company uses this information.
- Who the Company may share the information with and for what purpose(s).
- What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of your information.
- The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information collected through the Company’s website.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information collected through the website.
Information Collection and Use
The Company collects information from our users at several different points on our website. The Company is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will only disclose this information to others only to third parties under the following circumstances:
- As required by law
- When explicitly requested by a client
- When required to deliver products or services requested by a client
However, we may share your personal information with third party service providers which provide services to Proficient Nursing, e.g., service providers providing customer services or administering competitions or sweepstakes. We may share your personal information with companies, organisations or individuals outside Proficient Nursing if we believe that disclosure of the information is necessary for legal reasons.
We request information from you on our online registration forms. Here you must provide contact information and information regarding the type of work you are seeking and your skills, qualifications and experience. This information is used to enable us to provide you with work-finding services. If we have trouble processing your application, this contact information is used to get in touch with you. Proficient Nursing does not use this information for any other purpose.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Our cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name or address they simply inform us of your past and current browsing behaviour i.e. what country you were last looking at, what browser you use and how many times you visit the site. If you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Please note that in a few cases some of our website features may not function if you remove cookies from your browser.
Third party cookies
Further information about cookies
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We may share aggregated demographic information with our clients. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. Subject to the above three circumstances, we do not provide any identifiable personal information to any third party for any purpose whatsoever. Access by our employees and agents to your personally identifiable information are only on a need to know basis on the understanding that this is confidential business information.
Our intention is never to use or share personally identifiable information provided to us in ways that are different than the ways described above without also providing you with an opportunity to “unsubscribe” or prohibit such unrelated uses.
The Company may transfer the information you provide to countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and restrictions on its use as set out in this policy. However, we will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information. The EEA comprises the EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. By submitting your information, you consent to these transfers for the purposes specified above.
Sale of business
If the Company’s business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
Proficient Nursing does not sell personal information, except to an entity to which we divest all or a portion of our business (for example, in connection with our sale of a brand), or otherwise in connection with a merger, consolidation, change in control, reorganisation or liquidation of all or a portion of our business.
This website contains links to other external websites. Please be aware that the Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware of this when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Company’s website.
The Company takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. We take all reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure and require any third parties that handle or process your personal information for us to do the same. Access to your personal information is restricted to prevent unauthorised access, modification or misuse and is only permitted among our employees and agents on a need-to-know basis.
Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our accounts clerk or a marketing assistant) are granted access to your information.
The Company uses all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, you should be aware that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason the Company cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the Internet. If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to Proficient Nursing at info@firstname.lastname@example.org.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If your personally identifiable information changes (such as office address), we will endeavour to provide a way to correct, update or remove the personal data provided to us. This can usually be done by emailing Proficient Nursing at info@email@example.com.
Notification of Changes
This policy was last updated 01 Feb 2016.
Complaints or queries
The Company tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. We take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.
If you wish to complain about this policy or any of the procedures set out in it, please contact:
Abercromby Business Centre
279 Abercromby Street
Glasgow, G40 2DD