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Geriatric Resource Centre Privacy Policy

The policy displayed on this page discloses the information collected on the website of Geriatric Resource Centre (referred to as GRC) and describes what personally identifiable information is collected from you, how it is used, and with who the information may be shared.

Who we are

Geriatric Resource Centre is a local home healthcare agency serving Boston and MetroWest.  We have a strong reputation and are well known for being one of the Northeast’s most well respected agencies.  We believe that a small, family based company allows for personalized care to be the standard.  Every senior we serve, and every caregiver we employ is treated like family, and that is what we believe makes GRC so special.  Geriatric Resource Centre is a trusted and unique brand, which will continue to provide the industry’s most sought-after care for elders in the privacy of their own homes.

Our website address is: https://geriatricresourcecentre.com.

What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?

If you are applying for employment at Geriatric Resource Centre, we may collect some of the following information.  The information is used to verify the credentials of applicants or to check the accuracy of previous employment.  It is only accessible by authorized GRC employees, it is held in strict confidence, and is not shared with any parties outside of GRC.

 

  • Names:  First name, last name, maiden name, nicknames.
  • Locations:  Street address, city, postal code, phone number and email address.
  • Specific dates:  Date of birth, dates of employment.
  • Employment information:  Previous employer company name, name of supervisor, employer phone number, reason for leaving.
  • Professional Certifications:  CNA, HHA, Hospice, Companion, First Aid, CPR, etc.
  • Social Security Number:  While we do not require your complete social security number, we will ask for the last 6 digits so that we can run a standard CORI report.

How does GRC protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit your personal information on our job application.  We use a secure server and all information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.  The information can only be accessed by those authorized with secure credentials and who are required to keep the information confidential.

Do we use cookies?

Yes.  Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site or service provider systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.  Cookies helps us to identify repeat visitors and improves your access to our site.  Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our site visitors so that we can enhance the visitor experience.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

GRC does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.  This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.  We may also provide your information when appropriate to comply with the law, or conduct CORI background checks.  In addition, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website.  These third party sites are separate from GRC and have their own privacy policies.  We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.  Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Offline content

This privacy policy applies to both information collected through our website and also information that may be collected offline such as in face to face inteviews, forms that are filled out in person, and other verbal discussions.  Only authorized GRC employees have access to personally identificable information.

Your Consent

By using the GRC website or submit an application for employment, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about the GRC privacy policy, please reach out to us by using the Contact Form on our website or by calling directly at 617.332.7610.

This policy was last updated on February 4, 2020.