GDPR Privacy policy and cookies

GDPR and Privacy Policy

Your personal and health information is really important. So we are making some changes to how we collect and use that data. They all reflect the rights and protection you are entitled to under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This comes into effect on 25th May 2018.

Our fair processing notice, explains what information we hold about you, how and why we use that information, how we retain and secure this information, who we share this information with and for what purposes can be found in the surgery and on our website below.

In order for us to communicate effectively with you we need you to actively opt in to receive certain communications from us, please fill in this form (below) and send it back to us via email as soon as possible. You will need to fill this in to continue to receive texts from us and allow someone else to collect your prescription on your behalf.

GDPR Consent

Website GDPR consent form (Word Document)

Website GDPR consent form (PDF document )

GDPR Policies

Fair processing and privacy notice for children
Fair processing and privacy notice patients
Fair Processing Notice Patients
Fair Processing Notice Patients under 16s

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We do not knowingly collect or intend to collect any personal information about you using cookies. We do not share your personal information with anyone.

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If you are concerned about cookies and would like to ask further questions please do not hesitate to write to our website developers – support@gpsurgery.net