and Consent Statement
and Consent Statement
In respect of the General Data Protection Regulations
May 2018, I am letting you know how I store and use your personal data
collected either by myself, through email or post.
As a practising Therapist and Yoga Teacher
it is my duty of care to hold personal data such as phone numbers, addresses, email
contacts and personal information, that you have shared with me, within my care
to enable me to contact you and support you.
I never pass any of your details on to
anyone else unless you have specifically asked me to contact either another Health
Professional, GP, Teacher, Therapist etc.
I fully respect your personal data an in
alignment with my own and professional code of conduct and I consider your personal
data private and protection of this personal information to be a very important
What data do I collect? : Your
name, address, e-mail, phone number, personal and present medical history, your
do I store your data?: On computer documents
protected by passwords, very limited access and backups. Within email accounts
and Mailchimp newsletter accounts, protected by passwords.
I also store names, phone numbers and
email addresses in my personal diary, some current patients numbers on my phone
and a patient/yoga student contact book. This is either located with me, in my
locked car, or within my office at home.
Any current patient notes which has
personal information are kept in a locked box at home or locked box in my car
so I have them with me and so they are carried in a safe way between clinics.
long do I keep your data?I keep your data until
such a time as you inform me of your intention of no longer wishing to receive
information from me; e.g. via a Mailchimp newsletter which you can unsubscribe
from. Old patient notes I keep in a locked box in my home for 10 years.
is the process if you ask to be removed from my records?
a small business and sole trader I am responsible if anyone asks me to remove
them from the newsletter or from my email contact list. I am bound by a duty of
care, my own and by my regulatory bodies, The Chartered Society of
Physiotherapy (www.csp.org.uk) and The Health and Care Professionals Council (www.HCPC.co.uk
) to keep patient notes for at
least 8 years.
account details: If I have needed your
bank account details they are only stored online within my banking system
protected by my own passwords and the banks systems.
If you would like further information please feel free to contact me.