Nightingale’s Commitment to Data Privacy Protection
Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to Nightingale Nursing Services therefore, we conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. We hope the notice outlined below will help you understand what data Nightingale Nursing Services may collect, how Nightingale Nursing Services uses and safeguards that data and with whom we may share it. Nightingale Nursing Services will not collect, process or disclose any personal data about you unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with it and give your consent thereto, or unless such disclosure is required or permitted by applicable laws and regulations.
Data Privacy Notice for Patients
In keeping with the nursing profession’s commitment to patient advocacy and the trust that is essential to the preservation of the high quality of care patients have come to expect from our associates – we take reasonable steps to maintain the confidentiality and privacy of information obtained in the course of our associate’s professional practice. Thus, Nightingale agrees that the Care Associate shall keep confidential all information and documentation, if any, including, but not limited to, patient’s address, details and medical background learned or received. Nightingale further agrees that any confidential information shall not be disclosed to any third party and that it shall take every reasonable precaution to protect such information from disclosure.
Data Privacy Notice for Applicants and Associates
Nightingale Nursing Services uses personal data to process transactions with you for purposes, such as: placements; administration of professional fees; performance management and training; to establish a customer relationship and to communicate with you; to process any transactions that you enter into with Nightingale Nursing Services and respond to any inquiries you may have; to provide, develop, implement and manage services for you, including customer marketing materials and questionnaires that help us enhance our services; to manage and promote Nightingale business activities; workforce and risk management; client and government reporting; and other legal and expected business-related purposes.
Nightingale Nursing Services collects and uses sensitive information, for which we provide additional and appropriate privacy protection and confidentiality, only if required to meet its legal obligation and always with your consent. Sensitive personal information means information revealing racial or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, political affiliations, education, health, information provided by government agencies which are peculiar to an individual like social security numbers, licenses, tax returns and such other data declared by law to be sensitive.
In general, we may disclose or share your job-related personal information with our Nightingale Nursing Services affiliates, partner hospitals and institutions, clients and, only where we are otherwise required to do so, to a court of law. Nightingale Nursing Services has taken steps to ensure that all information transferred receives an adequate legal data protection.
To protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure or access, Nightingale Nursing Services uses technical and organizational security measures.
Questions and Comments
Nightingale Nursing Services will respond to reasonable requests to review your personal data and to correct, amend or delete any inaccuracies. If you have any questions or comments about data privacy, or if you need data, which you provided to us, not to be disclosed to anyone, please contact us through firstname.lastname@example.org or call through 8131401.
Website Log Data, “Cookies” and how we use them
By visiting our official website, we will monitor your activities through “Cookies”.
Cookies are packets of information that any website transfers to a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. These are used to keep track of users’ preferences for content and alert them to new content areas. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies if you do not want them tracking your preferences. However, many sites will not function well if you disable them.
These cookies do not contain your identifiable personal data. It is simply used as a tracking method for aggregate information for the number of website visitors, IP Addresses, Website Referrals, Most Searched keywords and Top Visited webpages.
Website Data Security
Makati Medical Center official website is a secured website. Nightingale ensures that all users visiting this site will have their confidential data protected from phishers and unauthorized personnel.
Website Online Forms
Nightingale provides an online contact form in our website that may contain confidential information. We will not share this information with other partners, affiliates or persons and organizations for marketing and non-medical purposes.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links or external links that are/may be related to the Organization, Nurses, Doctors, Health Education, News and Events/Activities.
These websites have their own Privacy Policies and not covered by us.