Privacy Policy

  

Blizard Physiotherapy and Sports Performance Clinic Privacy Policy


GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION


This legislation will replace current data privacy law, giving more rights to you as an individual and more obligations to organisations such as Blizard Physiotherapy and Sports Performance who hold your personal data.


One of the rights is a right to be informed, which means we have to give you even more information than we do now about the way in which we use, share and store your personal information.


The new legislation starts on the 25th May 2018. 


  • What we do with your information

We hold personal details including medical information and we use this information to obtain details relevant to your treatment and for medical and internal record keeping; this information will only be kept as long as necessary to comply with UK law and professional bodies.

We do not sell your information to third parties. We only share your personal information with third parties, e.g., insurance companies, GP’s and Consultants when required and with your consent/knowledge.

The confidentiality of your personal information is of the utmost importance to us and we comply with the Data Protection laws and all the confidentiality guidelines issued by professional bodies such as Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).


  • Information we get from other sources

From time to time, we may need to obtain information from third parties. This will only apply where it is essential for the provision of our services and as permitted by law. Where applicable we will seek the consent of the client or organisation providing the data.


  • Data Storage 

We use a hosted system called Private Practice Software to store records such as client notes and diary appointments. You can see their privacy policy here http://www.rushcliff.com/privacypolicy.php and the security they use to store your data here https://www.rushcliff.com/hosted.php


Card payments are taken using the Ingenico card reader and processed via Retail Merchant Services gateway. You should refer to their privacy policies respectively at https://ingenico.co.uk/privacy-policy and http://www.retailmerchantservices.co.uk/privacy-policy

Paper records are stored in a locked cabinet in a building secured by an alarm. 


  • Job applicants, current and former Blizard Physiotherapy and Sports Performance Clinic employees and self-employed therapist’s

Blizard Physiotherapy and Sports Performance Clinic is the data controller for the information you provide during the process unless otherwise stated. If you have any queries about the process or how we handle your information please contact us at info@blizardphysiotherapy.co.uk 


All of the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary.

We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties for marketing purposes or store any of your information outside of the European Economic Area. The information you provide will be held securely by us whether the information is in electronic or physical format.


We will use the contact details you provide to us to contact you to progress your application. We will use the other information you provide to assess your suitability for the role you have applied for. 



WEBSITE 


  • Visitors to our website

Our website is powered by GoDaddy and their terms, conditions and privacy policy can be found here https://uk.godaddy.com/agreements/showdoc.aspx?pageid=PRIVACY

When you visit http://www.blizardphysiotherapy.co.uk we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is processed in a way that does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. 


We use Google Maps to show our location on our Contact page. We do not track your geographical location. You should refer to the Google Maps Privacy Policy at https://privacy.google.com/intl/en-GB/your-data.html


  • Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within http://www.blizardphysiotherapy.co.uk website linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.


  • Use of cookies by the Blizard Physiotherapy and Sports Performance Clinic

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server, to provide the user with a tailored experience when navigating the website. Where applicable the website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of Cookies on their computer or device. This complies with UK legislation, which requires that explicit consent is given before reading files are left, or applied, on a user’s computer or device. We do not use Cookies to collect any information that identifies you personally.



SOCIAL MEDIA 


If you send us a direct message via social media it will not be shared with any other organisations, however the social media platform (for example Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) may also retain details in accordance with their Privacy Policy. You should therefore refer to the Privacy Policy of the social media channel concerned. 



MARKETING 


We will only send you emails about our products and services with your consent via Mailchimp. Their Privacy Policy can be found here https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy. You have the option to instantly opt-out of any marketing from Blizard Physiotherapy and Sports Performance Clinic via Mailchimp using the unsubscribe link in the email that you receive or you can contact us on info@blizardphysiotherapy.co.uk or by calling 01302 511755. 


We also use Co-kinetic to provide useful resources to clients through our social media platforms. When you provide your details to access the resource, Co-Kinetic collects your data via a landing page, which is then integrated into Mailchimp. You can access their privacy policy here https://www.co-kinetic.com/page/privacy-policy



GENERAL 


  • Your rights

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have rights as an individual, which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you.

You can read more about these rights here – https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/is-my-information-being-handled-correctly/


  • Access to personal information

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives individuals the right to access personal data that is held by organisation’s, via a subject access request (SAR). We have a legal duty to supply an individual with the information within a month of receiving the SAR.  


  • Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 09/05/2018.


  • Complaints

If you have a complaint about the use of data by us, you can email us at info@blizardphysiotherapy.co.uk. Alternatively, you can formally report an issue of concern to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK body that governs Data Protection. See https://ico.org.uk



HOW TO CONTACT US 


Our address for services and communications is Blizard Physiotherapy and Sports Performance Clinic, Barry Shaw House, Shrewsbury Road, Bircotes, Doncaster, DN11 8DE. We can be contacted by email to info@blizardphysiotherapy.co.uk, or phone 01302 51175