Your personal data
What personal information do I collect and use from patients?
Special Categories Personal Information
How do I collect your information?
Directly from you
From other healthcare organisations
From third parties
How will I communicate with you?
What are the purposes for which your information is used?
Appropriate business needs
The right to object to other uses of your personal data
You will find details of my legal grounds for each of our processing purposes below. I have set out individually those purposes for which I will use your personal information, and under each one I set out the legal justifications, or grounds, which allow me to do so. You will note that I have set out a legal ground, as well as an 'additional' legal ground for special categories of personal information. This is because I have to demonstrate additional legal grounds where using information which relates to a person's healthcare, as I will be the majority of the times I use your personal information.
Purpose 1: To set you up as my patient, including carrying out fraud, credit, anti-money laundering and other regulatory checks
Purpose 2: To provide you with healthcare and related services
Purpose 3: For account settlement purposes
Purpose 4: For medical audit/research purposes
Additional legal grounds for special categories of personal information:
Purpose 5: Communicating with you and resolving any queries or complaints that you might have.
Purpose 6: Communicating with any other individual that you ask us to update about your care and updating other healthcare professionals about your care.
Purpose 7: Complying with our legal or regulatory obligations, and defending or exercising our legal rights
Purpose 8: Managing my business operations such as maintaining accounting records, analysis of financial results, internal audit requirements, receiving professional advice (e.g. tax or legal advice)
Purpose 9: Provide marketing information to you (including information about other products and services offered by selected third-party partners) in accordance with preferences you have expressed.
Disclosures to third parties:
What marketing activities do I carry out?
Automated Decision Making
How long do I keep personal information for?
International data transfers
Your rights include:
The right to access your personal information
The right to rectification
The right to erasure (also known as the right to be forgotten)
The right to restriction of processing
The right to data portability
The right to object to marketing
The right not to be subject to automatic decisions (i.e. decisions that are made about you by computer alone)
The right to withdraw consent
The right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office
National Data Opt-Out Programme
Updates to this Privacy Notice