Peace, tranquillity, quietness, rest, CALM COMFORT.
This popular Irish word encapsulates the sense of serenity that is much striven for in modern life.
Commitment to your privacy
The purpose of processing client data:
We hold and use client data in order to provide you with the best possible treatment options, support and advice.
Lawful basis for holding and using client information:
The lawful basis under which we hold and use your information is for our legitimate interests i.e. our requirement to retain the information in order to provide you with the best possible treatment options and advice.
As we hold special category data (i.e. health related information), the additional condition under which we hold and use this information is: for us to fulfil our role as a health care practitioner bound under the Association of Reflexologists (AoR) Confidentiality Rules as defined in the AoR Code of Practice and Ethics.
What information we hold and what we do with it:
In order to give professional reflexology treatments, we will need to ask for and keep information about your health. We will only use this for informing reflexology treatments and any advice we give as a result of your treatment. The information to be held is:
We will NOT share your information with anyone else (other than within my own practice, or as required for legal purposes) without explaining why it is necessary, and getting your explicit consent.
It may be helpful for your treatment for us to share your information with other reflexologists (all of whom are bound by this Act) for the following reasons: to provide the best possible treatment plan for yourself.
I will keep your information for 7 years in line with the lawful basis listed above or until the age of 25 years for children and young people who receive treatment under the age of 18 years.
Your data will NOT be transferred outside the EU without your consent.
Protecting your personal data:
We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate technical, physical and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.
We will contact you using the contact preferences you have given me, if any breach is made.
GDPR gives you the following rights:
Full details of your rights can be found at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email: [email protected]
If you are dissatisfied with the response, you can complain to the Information Commissioner's Office at: www.ico.org.uk