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Cheddar Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic
Privacy Notice
Cheddar Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic is dedicated to maintaining the trust, confidence and confidentiality of our clients. During your consultation and treatments we will collect certain personal data, and this Privacy Notice will tell you what we collect and how that data may be used.
What information do we collect?
Name, address, date of birth,  telephone  number, email, occupation and information about lifestyle and hobbies.
Details of your condition, past medical history, treatment.
Doctors letters, scan or x-ray and medical reports .
Relevant information from other health care providers.
Why do we collect it?
The information we collect helps us to provide you with the best possible care.
 Physiotherapists have a professional and legal obligation to keep an accurate record of their interaction with their patients
The information may be use for internal clinical audit to monitor the quality of care provided.
Sometimes your information may be requested by a third party ie insurer if you were involved in an accident or are involved in medico legal claims. We will only ever use or pass on information about you if others involved in your care have a genuine need for it. We will not disclose your information to any third party without your written consent.
How is your information kept?
Information will be kept in a combination of paper notes and electronic data.
Information is kept securely for 8 years after the date of your last treatment or at age 25 years for patients under 18 years of age. After this date it will be securely disposed of.
Objections or complaints
The Data Protection Act 1998 requires that organisations who process personal data register with the Information Commissioners Office (IOC)the reason they process this information.
This practice is registered with the IOC.
The Data Controller is Cheddar Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic
Manager Kathy Gardner
If you are happy for your data to be extracted and used for the purposes described in this privacy notice then you do not need to do anything.
Should you have any concerns about how your information is managed at this clinic please contact Kathy Gardner 07974910719 email kgardner260@gmail.com
If you are still not happy after reviewing this with Kathy Gardner then you can issue a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office ( ICO) on their website www.ico.gov.uk or Tel 0303 123 1113