Data Protection Information for Adam Smith Podiatry & Healthcare Patients:
We operate on a paperless system. All data is held on the Cliniko.com website which uses a cloud-based system. This is password protected and encrypted. For further information on Cliniko security, you can read more at https://www.cliniko.com/security
We collect certain data from you to meet mandatory requirements regarding medical notes. There is a legal requirement to keep medical notes for a period of time after treatment (for a minimum of 7 years). Your details will be destroyed after this period. Your personal information will be used for your treatment, in which to give Adam Smith Podiatry the details required to give you appropriate treatment/advice. Your information, regarding treatment, will only be accessed by the podiatrist. We will not share this information (i.e. with other medical professionals such as your doctor) without your permission. We take your privacy seriously and will take all reasonable steps to ensure the protection of your data. Please note that your right to be forgotten cannot override the legal requirement to keep medical notes for the mandatory period. You can request a copy of your details at any time. Please note if you do not wish to give us these details we are unable to carry out any assessment or treatment.
We also collect data to assist in the administration of our business to provide you with an efficient service. We would like to use your contact details to assist in the administration of appointments/reminders about appointments/update you on information about the practice. accept these terms when booking an appointment. If you do not consent to this, please inform your podiatrist and we will opt you out of our communications list.
SECTION 1: WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you browse our site, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about new products, services and other updates.
SECTION 2: CONSENT
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing us at: Adam Smith Podiatry 7 Salt Preston Place, Prestonpans, ELN, EH32 9SQ, United Kingdom
SECTION 3: DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4: THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
When you click on links on our site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
SECTION 5: SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 6: COOKIES
If our company is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products or services to you.
SECTION 8: QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at email@example.com or by mail at
Adam Smith Podiatry
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
[7 Salt Preston Place, Prestonpans, ELN, EH32 9SQ, United Kingdom]