Focus Staff (collectively, “Focus Staff”or“We” ) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit www.focus-staff.com and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information we collect:
On our Website.
In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Website.
Through mobile and desktop applications you download from the Website, which provides dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and the Website.
When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
It does not apply to information collected by:
us offline or through any other means (except when we enter such information into our electronic systems), including on any other website operated by Focus Staff or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries) unless otherwise expressly specified on such website; or
any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Websites.
Children Under the Age of 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Websites. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on any of the Websites or on or through any of its features/register on the Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
by which you may be personally identified, such as name, birth date, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, social security number or ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE WEBSITE COLLECT THAT IS DEFINED AS PERSONAL OR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION UNDER AN APPLICABLE LAW (”personal information”);
that is about you but individually does not identify you; and/or
about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.
We collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us.
Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies.
Information You Provide to Us.
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time you register to use the services of Focus Staff if you represent a hospital; apply for employment with Focus Staff, or other services made available on the Website. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.
Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
Details of transactions you carry out through our Website, including without limitation, fulfillment of staffing requests and nurse job applications.
Your search queries on the Website.
Information and documentation you choose to upload using the Focus Staff document repository available to nurses through the Website (the “Repository”).
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. We cannot guarantee that third-party vendors engaged by us who have access to User Contributions in connection with the services they perform will not provide access to User Contributions without authorization. We are not responsible for the actions or omissions of third-party vendors. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies.
As you navigate through and interact with the Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
Details of your visits to the Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Websites.
Information about your computer, mobile device, and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, browser type and other browser information.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services.
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information. It helps us to improve our Websites and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Websites according to your individual
Speed up your searches.
Recognize you when you return to our Websites.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use locally stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Focus Staff, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us.
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
To present our Website and their contents to you.
To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
To fulfill staffing requests or assignments that you make and to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
To provide you with notices about your relationship with Focus Staff.
To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide through
To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
To help you with job placements or assignments.
In any other way, we may describe when you provide the information.
For any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
To contractors, service providers, vendors, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Focus Staff’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Focus Staff about our Website’ users is among the assets transferred.
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
With your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Focus Staff, our customers, or others.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Tracking Technologies and Advertising.You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information and information you upload to the Repository from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. No security measures are perfect or impenetrable. The safety and security of your information also depend on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to a part of one of our Websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we work hard to protect your personal information and information in the Repository from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, and loss, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to or stored through our Website or that information will not be altered or lost. Any transmission, storage or loss of personal or other information is at your own risk. You should keep backup copies of all information stored on the Repository and check that materials on the Repository are accurate. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.