The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is bringing in new legal protection for personal information from May 2018.
This information is provided to help you understand what personal information is held by us and why and what your rights are.
Basic contact information is taken via the website to allow us to contact you and handle bookings.
The Purpose of processing Client Data and Lawful Basis for Holding and Using Client Information
Information is used to offer the best possible treatment and associated recommendations concerning aspects of health and wellbeing.
The lawful basis under which we hold and use your information is to provide you with the best possible treatment options and to gain your consent.
Where special category data (i.e. health related information) is gathered by a full member of the Association of Reflexologists (AoR), the Additional Condition under which this information is held is to fulfil the role as a health care practitioner bound under the AoR Confidentiality as defined in the AoR Code of Practice and Ethics.
What information is held and what is done with it and how long is the information retained
Information will NOT be shared with anyone else (other than as required for legal process) without explaining why it is necessary and getting your explicit consent. Your data will not be transferred outside the EU without your consent or added to any mailing list without your consent.
Protecting Your Personal Data
The therapist will ensure that your personal data is secure to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure.
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.