Thank you for visiting our website. Your privacy is important to us. To better
protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information
practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is
collected and used at our site. Maxim
Healthcare Services, Inc. (“Maxim”) and its affiliated entities, respect your
right to privacy. Maxim has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our
unyielding commitment to your right to privacy. This statement outlines our
personal information management practices for this Web site. This statement is
readily available on our home page and at the bottom of every Maxim page.
Links to Other Sites and Public Forums
This site may contain
links to other sites for your convenience and information. If you access those
links, you will leave the Maxim website. Maxim does not control those sites or
their privacy practices, which may differ from Maxim’s practices. Maxim is not
responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites outside
of the Maxim websites. The personal data you choose to provide or that is
collected by these third parties is not covered by the Maxim Privacy Statement.
information you visit before submitting your personal information.
Maxim may make message
boards, news groups, and/or public forums available to users on its websites.
Any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information
that may be accessed by third parties, and you should use caution before
deciding to disclose any personal information in these forums.
Safe Harbor Principles
This privacy statement
complies with the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Principles, which
have been approved by the E.U. as an adequate way for Maxim to demonstrate that
it complies with the protections outlined in the E.U. Directive on Data
Privacy. In processing personal information, Maxim complies with the following
Safe Harbor Principles, as more specifically described in this statement:
Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer (to Third Parties), Security, Data Integrity,
Access, Enforcement and Verification. More information about the U.S.
Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program can be found at http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/
Maxim abides by the
privacy laws in the countries where we do business. Maxim conducts an annual
self-assessment in order to verify that this Online Privacy Statement is
published and implemented within the Company and that it conforms to the Safe
Harbor Principles. In compliance with the Safe Harbor Principles, Maxim commits
to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your
All Complaints should be
7227 Lee Deforest Drive
ATTN: Privacy Officer
Maxim has further
committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the Safe Harbor
Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU Safe
Harbor, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not
receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not
satisfactorily addressed by Maxim, you may contact:
Council of Better
Business Bureaus, Inc.
BBB EU Safe Harbor
4200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22203
The Information We
In order to provide services to our customers,
we may collect personal data from our customers. Through certain of Maxim Web
sites, Maxim collects personal information that is voluntarily provided by
users when a user accesses a Maxim Web site that allows for users to set up an
account or otherwise submit information for the purpose of paying for services,
searching for temporary or permanent employment opportunities, submits his or
her resume for inclusion in a Maxim database or responds to a specific listed
We may also collect
certain non-personal information including the type of web browser you are
using (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.), the type of operating system you
are using (e.g. Windows XP, Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet
service provider (e.g. America Online, Earthlink). Maxim collects personal information to
operate effectively and to comply with government regulations (e.g.,
employment, tax, insurance).
Personal data about you
may be included in the following:
- Name, address, e-mail
address, telephone number, and payment information, etc.
- 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
- Information about you
and your beneficiaries, as required, to enroll in any benefits packages;
- Reference letters; and
- Test results.
Maxim will abide by any
contractual obligations contained in any customer agreement related to the
collection of Personal information we receive from the customer. Maxim notifies
all identified data subjects about the purposes for which personal data is
collected and used. In appropriate situations, however, Personal information
may be "anonymized" so that the identity of individual data subjects
cannot be known. In these cases, Maxim will not notify you regarding the
purpose for which personal data is collected and used by Maxim.
How We Use the
The information Maxim 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 sell or transfer personally identifiable information
provided to us to parties outside of our company except as described
above. 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:
- analyze site usage,
design and content
- process your payment for
- response to a
charge-back inquiry from our merchant bank about your payment for services
- Provide the ability to
- Compliance with human
- Compliance with
government regulations and law
enforcement agency’s requests (e.g. in response to a court order or subpoena),
- Provide payroll and
human resources functions, including employee benefits programs;
- To support recruitment
- To facilitate the job
search process and to help us find you a suitable job match;
- To meet contractual
- To gauge the number of
users and usage of the site;
- To store information
about your preferences;
- Recognize you when you
- To provide information
on goods and services requested or which may interest you, where you have
consented to be contacted for such purposes;
- Marketing, advertising
and promotions, notification of events, surveys, workshops and training sessions run by Allegis Group; and
- To notify you about
changes to our services.
Information by Third Party Sites
Maxim sites may contain links to other sites
whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult
the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is
submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
In order to enhance your experience with our
site, many of our web pages use “cookies” and shopper ID’s. Cookies are text
files we place in your computer’s hard drive to store your preferences.
Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personal
information unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, once
you choose to furnish our site with personally identifiable information, this
information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
help improve the site and to personalize your visit by customizing our Web
pages. Maxim may also collect information about your computer, including your
IP address, operating system and browser type.
Most browsers will accept cookies automatically from the site. You may
refuse to accept cookies by adjusting your preferences on your browser. It
should be noted that by doing so, you may be unable to access certain pages or
areas of the site.
You can find information
on popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the following
Consent and Parental Control
By using this website,
you consent to the collection and use of the information as described herein.
If we decide to make changes to this Online 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.
While we encourage
children to consult with their parents before furnishing personal data, parents
should supervise their children’s online activities and consider using parental
control tools available from online services and software manufacturers. These
tools can prevent children from disclosing their name, address and other
personal information without parental permission.
This site is not
intended for use by children under the age of 18. Maxim does not knowingly
collect personal data from children under the age of 18. If we learn that we have collected personal
data from a child under the age of 18, we will delete that data from our
How Secure Is Information About Me?
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by
using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you
input. We reveal only the last five digits of your credit card numbers when
confirming a payment. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to
the appropriate credit card company during payment processing.
Maxim is committed to
protecting the personal data you share with us. Maxim uses a combination of
industry-standard security technologies, procedures, and organizational
measures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or
disclosure, and abuse. Maxim supports online security using secure server
technology because we want your data to be safe. We bind our employees to
observe your privacy and confidentiality rights. It is important for you to
protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be
sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
How to Access, Inquire and maintain Integrity of Information
Maxim takes reasonable
steps to ensure that personal data is accurate, complete and current. However, Maxim needs your help to ensure that
the personal data you have shared with us accurate and up to date. You may at
any time make a written request for access to the personal information that
Maxim holds about you, in order to review its accuracy and completeness. You
have the right to have your personal data amended as appropriate. All access
requests are subject to relevant access rules and exceptions set out in the
laws of the country in which the personal data is located.
All current and former
employees of Maxim, applicants for specific jobs within Maxim and current and
former contingent workers (including temps and other non-employees) of Maxim,
as well as individuals we may potentially employ, are asked to inform Maxim
immediately in the event of changes in personal information.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about our
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.
7227 Lee Deforest Drive
ATTN: Privacy Officer
Fax: (410) 910-1675
Read Maxim's privacy practices with regards to how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and your rights regarding your personal and medical information.
See Maxim's Terms of Service for this Web site.