At David Wilson Optometrists we are committed to the highest privacy standards. We will only collect data that is necessary for us to deliver the best possible service and ensure you are reminded about appointments or anything else relevant to your ongoing care.
Collection of your Personal Information
In addition to your basic contact information (name, date of birth, telephone numbers and addresses) we will collect other relevant details including current and past health and medication information, your examination results, payments details and lifestyle information. We may also store associated information received from other health care professionals as part of your ongoing care.
Our policy on storage, processing and retention of your information
To manage our services your data is stored and processed by Optix Software Ltd within their UK facilities that are certified to ISO27001. If we collect Direct Debits from you these payments will be processed by Eyecare Payments Ltd. Any third-party company is only permitted to process your data for the specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We retain your information for as long as reasonably necessary to provide our products and services and to maintain records to satisfy tax and other legal requirements.
How and when we may share your Personal Information
Where necessary we may disclose your information to health care professionals including the NHS. We may also pass information to external agencies and organisations, including the police, for the prevention and detection of fraud and criminal activity. Should any claim be made, we may pass your personal information to our insurers and if our business is wholly or partially transferred to a third party, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets.
Your rights with respect to the Personal information we hold
You are entitled to access the personal information that we hold on you; any such request should be made using our contact details below. If any data we hold is inaccurate, this will be corrected promptly on request. In certain circumstances you can request that we erase your data which we will do where this would not prevent us meeting our legal and regulatory obligations.
Updating your communication preferences
You may ask that we do not send you communications using any of the contact details we hold on our records. This may include your email, SMS, telephone and postal information. You may also request we restrict our communications to clinically necessary messages. Your personal preferences can be changed at any time on request.
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You can reach David Wilson Optometrists by email: email@example.com , telephone: 020 8977 7499 or by post: 7 Broad Street, Teddington, TW11 8QZ