We will keep your records safely
This practice complies with the Data Protection Act (1998) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. This means that we will ensure that your information is processes fairly and lawfully.
What personal information de we need to hold?
Why do we hold this information?
We ned to keep accurate personal data about patients in order to provide you with safe and appropriate dental care.
We are required to retain your dental records, x-rays and study models while you are a patient of this practice and after you cease to be a patient, for at least eleven years or until age 25, whichever is the longer.
Your information is held in the practice’s computer system and in manuel filing system.
The information is only accessible to authorised personnel. Personal information will not be removed from this practice without the patients authorised consent.
Your personal information is carefully protected by the staff at tis practice. All access to information is held securely and c an only be accessed by regularly changed passwords. Data is encrypted, and computer terminals are closed if unattended.
We may need to disclose your information
In order to provide proper and safe dental carte to:
Disclosure will take place on a “need to know “basis, so that only those individuals / organisations who need to know in order to provide care to you and for the proper administrative of Government (whose personnel are covered by strict confidentiality rules) will be given the information. Only information that the recipient needs to know will be disclosed.
In very limited circumstances or when required by law or a court order, personal data may have to be disclosed to a third party not connected with your health care. In all other situations, disclosure that is not covered by the Code of Practice will only occur when we have your specific consent.
Where possible you will be informed of these requests for disclosure.
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