The Mount Dental Practice is committed to complying with the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Common Law duty of confidentiality and the General Dental council codes of conduct. It is our aim of to ensure the safe use and transfer of all personal, confidential information collected and recorded (whether that be on computer or paper). These information handling procedures are used to protect personal information and to prevent its inappropriate disclosure either by accident or design, whilst in use in the practice or during transfer.
Right to be informed
We provide ‘fair processing information’, through our Privacy Notice, which provides transparency about how we use personal data.
Right of Access
Individuals have the right to access their personal data and supplementary information. The right of access allows individuals to be aware of and verify the lawfulness of the processing. If an individual contacts the practice to access their data they will be provided with, as requested:
Confirmation that their data is being processed
Access to their personal data
Any other supplementary information or rights as found below and in our Privacy Notice
Right to erasure
The right to erasure is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. The practice will delete personal data on request of an individual where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing. The right to erasure applies to individuals who are not patients at the practice. If the individual is or has been a patient, the clinical records will be retained according to the retention periods in Record Retention (M 215).