Yorkshire Travel Medicine
Springs Medical Centre
1.1 The law determines how organisations can use the personal information they collect. This is underpinned by the Common Law Duty of Confidentiality together with legislation we must comply with including:
1.2 Yorkshire Travel Medicine holds and uses the personal and confidential information of its clients for a number of purposes. This notice sets out in general terms a summary of the type of information we hold about you, what we use it for and also who we may share your information with.
2 INFORMATION HELD
2.1 Yorkshire Travel Medicine may hold personal confidential information about you. This information may include (but is not limited to):
2.2 Yorkshire Travel Medicine uses this information for the following reasons:
3 INFORMATION SHARING
3.1 Yorkshire Travel Medicine may share information held about you with other organisations to support:
For client care (identifiable information):
For planning and assurance (information in anonymised format which does not include information from the patient written notes):
4 OPTING OUT
4.1 All clients have the right to opt out of allowing their personal information to be shared with other healthcare organisations. If you wish to do this, please speak to Rachael Pengelly, Practice Manager.
5 SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
5.1 Yorkshire Travel Medicine has a range of security measures in place to ensure that your information is held, and where appropriate, shared in a secure way. Your client record will only be accessed by those members of practice staff who are authorised to do so.
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Cookies do many things. For example, they can help us to analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.
Certain cookies contain personal information. For example, if you click to "remember me" when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won't collect information that identifies you. Instead, cookies will collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our website, or a user's general location.
6.2 What cookies do we use?
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6.3 Can you block our cookies?
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6.4 How do I disable cookies?
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