Privacy Notice

We are a Data Controller under the terms of UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), tailored by the Data Protection Act 2018.
We are Morbus Limited Company number 09403055 and trading under name Dr Bejma Medical Clinic.

Our contact details are:
7 Cottage Road
Leeds, LS6 4DD.
Tel: 07522 775233
Email: reception@drbejma.com

When you browse the web, you leave a digital footprint. It’s information about your device and the way you use it online. We just want to let you know that we’ll collect this information about you. Most websites do this. We use this information to deliver the website to you. We also use it for other things, which we think help you and us. We’ve put this notice together to explain this.

This Privacy Notice explains what Personal Data the practice holds, why we hold and process it, who we might share it with, and your rights and freedoms under the Law. Security & protection. We use your information to help protect you and ourselves against fraud or crime. For example, our service providers look at all use of our website to help block malicious activity. This helps keep you and us safe.

Online advertising

We may use that information to:
Send our adverts to you.

  • Advertise to people who have a similar profile to you or share your interests.
  • Identify what other marketing may be of interest to you.
  • Understand how useful our marketing is and make it better

Your rights

We think carefully about how we use your information. We always aim to use it in a way that’s fair to you. You might prefer us not to use it for some purposes. You have a legal right to:

  • Ask us to provide you with copies of your personal information, make corrections or sometimes ask us to delete it
  • Object to our processing of your information in some circumstances. For example, to ask us not to share your personal information for online advertising.
  • Complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office by visiting ico.org.uk. We may not always be able to stop processing your information, such as if we’re using it to help protect you or others.

Types of Personal Data

The firm holds personal data in the following categories:

  1. Patient Records – Information is collected as part of your registration with Dr Bejma Medical Clinic. This includes information such as your name, address, date of birth, email address, phone number, next of kin and medical history. This allows us to fulfil our obligations with you – for internal record keeping, for billing and accounting, to respond to queries, complaints or requests for further information. Failing to provide us with information we require may result in us being unable to provide treatment.
  2. Directors, shareholders and staff of our business partners (retailers).
  3. Staff employment data.
  4. Contractors’ data.

Why we process Personal Data (what is the “purpose”)

“Process” means we obtain, store, update and archive data.

  1. Personal data is held for the purpose of providing our professional services.
  2. Staff employment data is held in accordance with Employment, Taxation and Pensions law.
  3. Contractors’ data is held for the purpose of managing their contracts.

What is the Lawful Basis for processing Personal Data?

The Law says we must tell you this:

  1. We hold personal data because it is in our Legitimate Interest to do so. Without holding the data we cannot work effectively.
  2. We hold staff employment data because it is a Legal Obligation for us to do so.
  3. We hold contractors’ data because it is needed to Fulfil a Contract with us.

Who might we share your data with?

We can only share data if it is done securely, and it is necessary to do so.

  1. Personal data may be shared with some of our professional services, we may use the input of selected third parties, where this is necessary for the performance of our contract with you. This will require the disclosure to such third parties of your contact details, as well as further personal data about you with your consent which is relevant to the services they provide. Selected third parties such as laboratories for histology on moles etc and pharmacies for private prescriptions purposes. Opting out of sharing your information with these providers may affect our ability to treat you. Personal data is also be stored for back-up purposes with our computer software suppliers who store it securely.
  2. Employment data will be shared with government agencies such as HMRC.
  3. Personal identification data will be shared with our lending partners.

How long is the Personal Data stored for?

  1. We will store Personal data for as long as we are providing a service of introduction, we will archive (that is, store it without further action) for as long as is required for legal purposes as recommended by the regulators.
  2. We must store employment data for six years after an employee has left.
  3. We must store contractors’ data for seven years after the contract is ended.

What if you are not happy or wish to raise a concern about our data processing?

You can complain in the first instance to the clinic manager Dr Sebastian Bejma (reception@drbejma.com) and we will do our best to resolve the matter. If this fails, you can complain to the Information Commissioner at www.ico.org.uk/concerns or by calling 0303 123 1113.

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