Access to personal information
You have a right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to access/view what information the surgery holds about you, and to have it amended or removed should it be inaccurate. This is known as ‘the right of subject access’.
If we do hold information about you we will:
- give you a description of it;
- tell you why we are holding it;
- tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
- let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
If you would like to make a ‘subject access request’. Please contact the practice manager in writing. If you would like further information about how we use your information, or if you do not want us to use your information in this way, please contact the Practice Manager.
YOUR RIGHT TO WITHDRAW CONSENT
At any time you have the right to refuse/ withdraw consent to information sharing. The possible consequences will be fully explained to you and could include delays in receiving care. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the information we hold on you or the use of your information, please contact us at the practice.
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data-sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner at: Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Phone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 Fax: 01625 524 510 Website: www.ico.org.uk
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