We process personal information to enable us to provide healthcare services, maintain our own accounts and records and to support and manage our employees.
We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes which may include:
- Personal details
- Family details
- Lifestyle and social circumstances
- Goods and services
- Financial details
- Employment details
We also process sensitive classes of information that may include:
Physical or mental health details
- Racial or ethnic origin
- Religious or other beliefs
- Sexual life
We process personal information about our patients, customers, suppliers and employees.
We sometimes need to share information with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the data protection act. What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.
Where necessary or required we share information with:
- Social and welfare organisations
- Central government
- Service providers
- Financial organisations
- Current, past and prospective employers
- Examining bodies
Personal information is also processed in order to undertake research, for this reason the information processed may include name, contact details, family details, lifestyle and social circumstances, financial details, goods and services. The sensitive types of information may include physical or mental health details, racial or ethnic origin and religious or other beliefs. This information is about survey respondents. Where necessary or required this information may be shared with customers and clients, agents, service providers, survey and research organisations.
It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas. When this is needed information is only shared within the European Economic Area (EEA). Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the Data Protection Act.