What data is collected?
I collect data for the purposes of assessment and treatment. I will only collect data which is necessary and relevant for your assessment or treatment. This may include information that you provide on paper forms or completed online, verbally during the course of treatment, correspondence by email or letter, details of visits to my website which will include but not be limited to traffic and location data.
How I will use your data?
Your data may be used to contact you between appointments if deemed necessary by text, phone or email. It may also be used to provide reports or other information concerning your assessment or treatment to referring agents or insurance companies. Your data will not be shared without your written consent.
My site may contain links to and from other websites. Please be aware that these websites have their own privacy policies and that I do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. Please ensure you check their policies before you send any personal data to these websites.
How do I store your data?
The personal data that I hold about you on forms or therapeutic notes will be stored in a locked cabinet. Copies of paper records that are held electronically are in password protected files. When you provide your personal data, you agree to the storing of this information. Records will be kept for 7 years before being safely destroyed.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor information. When you visit my website, I may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Keeping you signed in
Understanding how you use my website
How to manage cookies?
You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in a few cases, some of my website features may not function as a result.
What are your data protection rights?
I would like to make sure that you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. You are entitled to the following:
The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data.
The right to rectification – You have the right to request that I correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that I complete information that you believe is incomplete.
The right to erasure – You have the right to request that I erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that I restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing – you have the right to object to me processing your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to data portability – You have the right to request that I transfer the data that I have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make a request, I have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights please contact me via:
T: 07903 586941
How to contact the appropriate authority
You have a right to complain to me about how your personal data is processed. If I do not respond within 30 days, you may contact the ICO (www.ico.org.uk).