Data Protection - How we use your Information
Under the Data Protection Act Wychwood Surgery is required to process personal data fairly and lawfully. The methods by which these processes are governed and explained to patients are known as ‘fair processing’.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ‘right to be informed’ encompasses the obligation to provide fair processing information, typically through a Privacy Notice
Fair processing includes:
Telling patients about what type of information we will collect, how we intend to use it and who we may share it with
providing assurance to patients that their data will be safe, confidential and used appropriately if they share it with you
enabling patients to opt out of sharing their data and making them aware of their rights