What information do we collect?
The Barnes Practice collects a range of information about you during undertaking normal business activites. This may include your name, address, date of birth, contact details include email and phone number.
Why do The Barnes Practice Process personal Data?
Under the new data protection law, it states that we can use and process personal information if we have an appropriate and lawful reason to do so. The law states that we must have one or more of the lawful reasons listed here:
Where does The Barnes Practice store your data?
We store all personal data and insurance company information on our IT system, including a data base and e mail system. All patient notes are kept filed and locked away. All computer systems are password protected.
Who has access to data?
Your information will be shared internally across various teams in order to complete the enquiry process and/or fulfil your contract. We will only share your information with 3rd parties at your request or where require by law or part of your contract.
How does The Barnes Practice protect your data?
We take the security of your data very seriously. All patient notes are kept filed and locked away. All computer systems, which hold personal data, are password protected.
We have internal policies in place to ensure your data is not lost, accidently destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in proper performance of their duties.
How long does The Barnes Practice keep data?
In keeping with the CSP standards we are required to keep personal data for 8 years after last contact from you.
With regards to invoices, we hold them for 7 years from invoice date due to legal obligations. We will then delete all invoice data.
As a data subject you have several rights, you can:
What if you do not provide personal data?
You are under no statuary obligation to provide data to The Barnes Practice. However, if you do not provide the required information we may be unable to complete the enquiries process or fulfil the contract with yourselves.
Address and contact details of data controller:
The Barnes Practice
3a The maltings, Railway Place, Hertford, SG13 7BS Tel: 01992550069
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