The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on Data protection and privacy for all individuals within the EU. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. The GDPR aims primarily to give control to citizens and residents over their personal data. It should be read alongside the forthcoming UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). The GDPR and the DPA 2018 will replace the existing Data Protection Act 1998.
Being transparent and providing accessible information to patients about how we will use your personal information is a key element of the Data Protection Act 201? and the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The following word documents reminds you of your rights in respect of the above legislation and how your GP Practice will use your information for lawful purposes in order to deliver your care and the effective management of the local NHS system.
Fair Processing Notice
The notice above reflects;
- What information we collect about you; How and why we use that information; How we retain your information and keep it secure; and
- Who we share your information with and why we do this.
- The notice also explains your rights in relation to consent to use your information, the right to control who can see your data and how to seek advice and support if you feel that your information has not been used appropriately.
Spur Road Surgery Privacy Notice
The Privacy Notice tells you about information we collect and hold about you, the legal basis for collecting and holding the information, what we do with it, how we keep it secure (confidential), who we might share it with and what your rights are in relation to your information.
Request for access to records
Spur Road Surgery respects the rights of individuals to have copies of their information wherever possible. Personal information collected from you by the form above, is required to enable your request to be processed, this personal information will only be used in connection with the processing of this Subject Access Request. To request any information please use the above form. This must be completed and submitted to the Assistant Practice Manager and we will respond to your request within one one calendar month of receiving the request.