We are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our patients.
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.
THIS POLICY OUTLINES:
– The type of personal data we hold
– How we acquire personal data
– How we process personal data
– With whom we share personal data
– Why we keep personal data
– How we store personal data
– How you can access, update and remove your personal data
– How personal data is maintained & reviewed
The type of personal data we hold
In running and maintaining our dental practice we will collect and process the following personal data:
In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following personal data:
How we acquire personal data
Personal data must be collected only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes
How we process personal data
Processing is necessary for a contract you have with the individual, or because they have asked you to take specific steps before entering into a contract/dental treatment.
With whom we share personal data
Why we keep personal data
How we store personal data:
By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.
How you can access, update and remove your personal data:
Personal data must be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date. Every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that is inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which it is processed, is erased or rectified without delay.
Removal of your personal data in contrary to dental law, therefore any request to erase will be limited to ‘removal from recall’ – dental records including personal data will still be stored securely for the appropriate, lawful length of time. For further information and indications please contact us for to see our full GDPR Policy.
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data; this is not absolute and there may be instances where;
We have one month to comply (able to extend by two months for complex / numerous requests, (but we must inform the you within one month of receipt of the request, explaining why the extension is required)).
We can refuse / charge for requests that are manifestly unfounded or excessive, particularly if repetitive. If we refuse, we must inform you without delay (within one month) of why) and that they have the right to complain to the supervisory authority and to a judicial remedy.
Unfortunately, the sending of information via the Internet is not totally secure and on occasion, such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us/we send you electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
How personal data is maintained & reviewed:
You can amend and update your personal data at any time and the practice makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of our data.
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