Heathfield High Street, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8JD
Heathfield High Street, Heathfield, TN21 8JD
Tel: 01435 864999 Fax: 01435 867449 Out of Hours: Click here
Tel: 01435 864999 Fax: 01435 867449
Out of Hours: Click here
& The Firs Surgery
Little London Road, Cross in Hand, East Sussex, TN21 0LT
Little London Road, Cross in Hand, TN21 0LT
Tel: 01435 862021 Fax: 01435 867522 Out of Hours: Click here
Tel: 01435 862021 Fax: 01435 867522
Out of Hours: Click here
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
As of 25 May 2018 a new Data Protection Policy has come into force on 25 May 2018. It is an EU wide regulation that will remain part of the British Law after Brexit. It replaces the Data Protection Act of 1998 and 2003.
The Heathfield and Firs Surgeries, in accordance with GDPR will ensure:
The Heathfield and Firs Surgeries have a legal basis for processing confidential health care data for the provision of direct care.
The Heathfield and Firs Surgeries will use your data for other legal bases for processing data for purposes other than direct care are:
The Heathfield and Firs Surgeries will process your data lawfully, fairly and in a transparent matter for the provision of direct care. For this purpose we share your data with other care organisations who are involved in your direct care (eg hospitals, community care organisations). By law, we are obliged to share your data for national screening audits and for example with Public Health, to help research develop better health care.
As patient you have a right to:
On our home page, the Heathfield and Firs Surgeries have publicised a shortened Privacy Notice. Please follow links for detailed Privacy Notices:
We are committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals using this website.
This policy explains how we use any personal information we collect from you through this website.
Collection of personal information
You can access most of the pages on our website without giving us your personal information. However, you may choose to provide us with your personal information on some pages of the website by completing an on-line form.
Use of personal information
We shall use any personal information you give to us, in accordance with this policy, and with any additional statements appearing on forms used for submitting your personal information. We shall not disclose your personal information to any third parties without obtaining your prior consent unless we are required by law to do so. In particular:
We shall use your personal information to administer, and may respond to, your request.
We shall securely store the information you supply together with any response we may provide.
If you contact us regarding the website we may use your details to reply to you. If you make a comment or complaint about other aspects of the service we may use your details to investigate your comments.
This website uses https to ensure data is encrypted in transmission. This encryption, known as TLS encryption protocol, allows us to protect your privacy. You can usually verify that the page is encrypted by seeing a small lock symbol in the upper left corner of your browser and the website address is prefixed with https://.
All data obtained by us is held and used in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018.
This website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties that run any other websites. Please refer to their own privacy policies for more information.
Access to your personal information
You have a right under the Data Protection Act 2018 to ask us to provide you with the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. If you would like to access a copy of your information, please contact the Practice Manager using the following contact details in the heading above.
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