We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. You can visit the Website without disclosing any information about yourself. We do not collect personal identifying information when you access the Website homepage and browse the Website without disclosing your personal data (except Cookies; see below under “Cookies”).
We collect data about patients who use our services that is relevant to their healthcare and that allows Eccleshill Dental to deliver its services to our patients. We process personal information about our patients, customers, suppliers and employees.
The types of data we may collect are listed below and we will only use that data in ways relevant to carrying out our legitimate purposes and functions and in a way that is not detrimental to the interests of our patients or employees. Eccleshill Dental will take particular care in the collection and storage of any personal sensitive data. Everyone working within Eccleshill Dental has a legal duty to keep information about you confidential. Similarly, anyone who receives information from us has a legal duty to keep it confidential.
Model publication scheme:
Guide to information provided by dentists under the model publication scheme click here for details.
Collection of data:
The dental professionals caring for you keep records about your health and any treatment and care you receive from our practices. These records help to ensure that you receive the best possible care. They may be written down in paper records
or held on computer. These records may include:
How your personal information is used:
Your records are used to direct, manage and deliver the care you receive to ensure that:
We may collect technical data about the type of Internet browser and computer operating system that you use. This information does not identify you as an individual and is used only for tracking of site use.
Eccleshill Dental may disclose your personal information to third parties:
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data or unsubscribing via our email communications. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at:
9 Institute Road
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information:
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 for computerised records and up to £50 for any non-digital xray copies that are required to provide you with details of the information you have requested.
When you visit this site we may send “cookies” to your computer primarily to enhance your on-line experience. “Cookies” are files which can identify you as a unique viewer and store your personal preferences as well as technical information. On their own, cookies do not contain or reveal any personal information. However, if you choose to furnish the site with personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookies. We may also collect certain anonymous technical information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating
(a) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(b) send you general (non-marketing) communications;
(c) send you email notifications;
(d) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
(e) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website; and
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (passwordand firewall- protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted [using SSL technology]. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.
The website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.