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.