Optical Outlet Privacy Notice
We hold data in relation to you. You have rights under the GDPR Act 2018.
Named contact for data control
Personal data we keep
We hold your name, address, date of birth and contact details. Also, your eye examination health records including photographs, OCT scans and copies of referrals that have been made to other healthcare professionals e.g. GP, Hospital eye department
Purpose of processing personal data
This is in legitimate interest of your ongoing health care.
How long do we keep the data?
We keep the data for 10 years. You have the right to withdraw at any time however not sharing this data with us could affect your healthcare adversely.
Do we share your data?
Only staff that are directly concerned with your healthcare have access to your data. They are trained to ensure patient confidentiality. They can only see information essential to their job role. We do not share information with any third party.
How to lodge a complaint with the ICO
If you have complaint around data protection please contact Catherine Taysum in the first instance. The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) can be contacted at www. Ico.org.uk or by telephone on 0303 123113.