Privacy Notice

This privacy notice explains what Personal Data the clinic holds, why we hold and process it, who we might share it with, and your rights and freedoms under the Law.


What personal data do we hold?

To provide patients with a high standard of care and attention, we need to hold personal information. This personal data can include:

  • Personal details such as full name, date of birth, address, telephone number, occupation and general medical practitioner.
  • Past and current medical and dental condition.
  • Clinical photographs and study models.
  • Information about your treatment that we have provided or propose and its cost.
  • Notes of conversations or incidents that might occur for which a record needs to be kept.
  • Records of consent to treatment.
  • Any correspondence relating to them and other health care professionals, for example in the hospital or Medical Specialist.


Why do we hold information about you?

We need to keep comprehensive and accurate personal data about patients to provide you with safe and appropriate care. We will ask you regularly to update your medical history and contact details.


Retaining information

We will store patient data for as long as we are providing care, treatment or recalling patients for further care. We will archive (that is, store it without further action) for as long as is required for legal purposes. 


Security of information

Personal data about you is held in computer system and/or in a locked manual filing system. The information is only accessible to authorised team members. Our computer system has secure audit trails and we back up information routinely.


Disclosure of information

To provide proper and safe care we may need to disclose personal information about you to:

Your general medical practitioner or other health professionals caring for you.

Only those individuals/organisations who need Data Privacy Protection Policy to know to provide care for you and for the proper administration of Government (whose personnel are covered by strict confidentiality rules) will be given the information.


Your Rights

You have the right to:

Be informed about the personal data we hold and why we hold it.

Access your data that we hold by contacting us directly.

Check the information we hold about you is correct and to make corrections if not.

Have your data erased in certain circumstances.


If you do not agree

If you do not wish personal data that we hold about you to be disclosed or used, please discuss the matter with your practitioner.

You have the right to object; however, this may affect our ability to provide you with care.

By booking an appointment you agree to the above terms and conditions .