GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) - PRIVACY NOTICE
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION – GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
GDPR is bringing in new legal protection for personal information from May 2018. This tells you what personal information I gather via my website, and why and what your rights are.
THERAPIST’S NAME: LINDA KNIGHT
THERAPIST’S CONTACT DETAILS: 07835924629
EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]
The purpose of processing client data
I take basic contact details and information via my website to allow me to contact you and handle bookings.
Lawful basis for holding and using client information
As a full member of the Association of Reflexologists, I abide by the AOR Code of Practice and Ethics. The lawful basis under which I hold and use your information is:
My legitimate interests (I.e. my requirement to retain the information in order to provide you with the best possible treatment options and advice).
As I hold special category data (I.e. health related information), the Additional Condition under which I hold and use this information is: for me to fulfil my role as a health care practitioner bound under the AoR Confidentiality as defined in the AOR Code of Practice and Ethics.
What information I hold and what I do with it
In order to give professional reflexology treatments, I will need to ask for and keep information about your health. I will only use this for informing reflexology treatments and any advice I give as a result of your treatment. The information to be held is:
I will NOT share your information with anyone else (other than within my own practice, or as required for legal process) without explaining why it is necessary, and getting your explicit consent.
How long I retain your information
I will keep your information for the following periods:
a) Claims occurring insurance (records to be kept for 7 years after last treatment)
b) Law regarding children's records (records to be kept until the child is 25 or if 17 when treated, then 26)
Your data will not be transferred outside the EU without your consent.
Protecting your personal data
I am committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I have put in place appropriate technical, physical
and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.
I will contact you using using the contact preferences you give me in relation to:
GDPR gives you the following rights:
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
Full details of your rights can be found at
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please use the contact details given above.
If you are dissatisfied with the response you can complain to Information Commissioner’s Office; their contact details are at: www.ico.org.uk