This website is operated by London General Surgery Clinic. We take your privacy very seriously therefore we urge to read this policy very carefully because it contains important information about on:
Who we are,
How and why we collect, store, use and share personal information,
Your rights in relation to your personal information, and
How to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event that you have a complaint.
At the London General Surgery Clinic we collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data protection Regulations which apply across the European Union (including the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
Personal information you provide about third parties
If you give us information about another person, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on their behalf and agreed that you:
Shall consent on their behalf to the processing of their personal data;
Shall receive any data protection notices on their behalf; and
Shall consent on their behalf to the transfer of their personal data abroad.
We collect information about our users for the following purposes:
Registration for medical investigations& medical and surgical treatment
We may share your information with:
Law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity
We will not share your personal information with any other 3rd parties
No personal information has to be provided by you to us at any time, so if and when you do this is accountable to yourself.
We will hold your personal information for the following periods:
These periods are no longer than necessary in each case.
We rely on the following as the lawful basis on which we collect and use your personal information:
NHS Spine Database
Cerner –PM Office
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will also use technological and organisation measures to keep your information secure.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data surety breach where we are legally required to do so.
Indeed, while we will use all reasonable efforts to secure your personal data, in using the site you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via internet. If you have any particular concerns about your information, please contact us using the details below.
We will not transfer your personal information outside of the EEA at any time.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
Fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal information
Access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
Require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
Require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
Receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structure, commonly used and machine readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
Object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
Object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
Object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
Otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
Claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individual’s rights under the General Data Protection Regulation
If you would like to exercise any of these rights please:
Email, call or write to us
Let us have enough information to identify you
Let us know the information to which your request relates
If you have any questions about this policy or the information we hold about you, please contact us by:
Come in and meet one of the team for a Free 30 minute session.
Let us explain how we can help you.
Or simply get in touch with any questions you have.
St Mary’s Hospital
South Wharf Road
London W2 1B
1 Wellbeck Street
21 Wigmore Street
23 Lombard Court
King Edward 7th Hospital,
5-10 Beaumont Street,
London W1G 6AA