USER PROVIDED INFORMATION
Personal information provided to 108Medical Ltd by you will only be used for the purposes stated when the information is requested, such as creating a self-referral. Information received by external referrers related to you will be treated similarly.
Please be assured that personal information will not be sold to third parties, or provided to direct marketing companies or other such organisations without your express permission. Personal information collected and/or processed by 108Medical Ltd is held in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.
We work hard to protect 108Medical Ltd, our systems and our users from unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of information that we hold. In particular:
- We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorised access to systems and data.
- We restrict access to personal information to 108Medical employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations. They may be disciplined or their contract terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
- We encrypt any sensitive data that needs to be provided outside of 108Medical for both agents and patients.
ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The General Data Protection Regulation gives you the right to access information held about you. We aim to provide you with access to your personal information. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes.
To do so, please contact our Data Protection Officer using email:firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW WE STORE INFORMATION COLLECTED
Information which you provide to us will be stored either on our secure servers or our Medical System provider Meddbase, whose servers are hosted in London who complies with all EU privacy regulations including GDPR.
Please note: we may be legally obliged to disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share such information as necessary in order to prevent and detect crime, protect public funds and make sure the personal information is accurate. These third parties include government departments, local authorities and some private sector organisations, but this will only be in the exceptional circumstances listed above.
COMPLIANCE AND COOPERATION WITH REGULATORY AUTHORITIES
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