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When we have our first appointment, I will ask you to sign a form agreeing to the following Privacy Policy:

 

WHAT DATA DO I COLLECT?

Your name, postal address and date of birth;

Your contact details, including telephone number(s) and an email address;

Your full medical history including a record of the homoeopathic remedies I prescribe for you.

 

HOW DO I COLLECT DATA?

Directly from you during appointments;

Over the phone - either verbally or by text message - which are logged and then deleted;

In emails which are printed and then deleted.

 

HOW DO I STORE DATA?

Your medical history in the form of written notes is stored in a locked filing cabinet in my consulting room - including written copies of phone messages and print outs of emails which have been deleted from my phone and inbox repectively;

Your phone number, but no messages, may be held on a PIN protected mobile phone;

Your email address, but no messages,  may be held on a password protected computer.

 

HOW DO I USE DATA?

For the leitimate purposes of arranging  appointments with you and helping me to prescribe appropriate homoeopathic remedies for you.

 

WITH WHOM DO I SHARE DATA?

I do not share data.

 

HOW LONG DO I STORE DATA?

In accordance with the requirements of my registration organisation, The Alliance of Registered Homeopaths, and my professional insurers Balens Ltd, I keep data for 7 years after our last appointment. All data is then shredded.

 

YOUR RIGHTS under the General Data Protection Regulations:

You can obtain copies of the data I hold about you;

You can require me to correct the data I hold about you - if you inform me of any changes you think I shoiuld make;

You can require me to erase the data I hold about you - upon written request.

 

A  DATA BREACH:

In the unlikely event of a data breach occuring, I would immediately inform you, and take whatever steps were necessary to minimise any impact.

 

If you have any queries about this privacy policy, or how I store and use data, please go to the CONTACT page of this website and send me a message.