Ruth Jack Therapies is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected, and adheres to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679)
As of April 2020, the UK is in a Brexit transition period, and during this period the GDPR is still applicable in the UK. The Government intends for the GDPR to continue in UK law post-Brexit and has also introduced a Data Protection Bill to replace the current Data Protection Act in due course.
Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. Ruth Jack Therapies may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
The Data Controller
The data controller responsible for this website is Ruth Jack Therapies. If you have any questions in relation to our use of your details, write to us at: email@example.com
Ruth Jack of Ruth Jack Therapies
Telephone No: 07493 978 162
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Purpose of processing Client Data
In order to give professional complementary therapies, I will need to gather and retain potentially sensitive information about your health and well-being. I will only use this information for informing the therapies which I will offer to you. I take basic contact details and information via my website to allow me to contact you and handle bookings. Please be aware that if you send me any sensitive medical health information, I will only hold this if we proceed with therapies, at which time I will require explicit consent from you to hold this data. If we do not proceed with any therapies I will erase this information.
Lawful Basis for holding and using Client Information
As a full member of the Complementary Health Professionals (CHP), I abide by the CHP Code of Practice and Ethics. The lawful basis under which I hold and use your information is my legitimate interests i.e. my requirement to retain the information in order to provide you with the best possible therapy options and advice.
What information I hold and what I do with it
In order to give professional complementary therapies, I will need to ask for and keep information about your health and well-being. I will only use this for informing my therapies and any advice I give as a result of your therapies. The information to be held is:
How Long I Retain Your Information for
The criteria used for determining the retention period is as follows:
Your data will not be transferred outside the EU without your consent.
Protecting Your Personal Data
I am committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I have put in place appropriate technical, physical and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.
I will contact you using the contact preferences you give me in relation to:
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
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GDPR gives you the following rights:
Full details of your rights can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please use the contact details given above.
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