Jonathan Partridge Optometrists is registered as Data Controllers with the Information Commissioner. Jonathan Partridge Optometrists is the Data Controller for the purposes of collecting your information and processes personal information that relates to patients and is therefore required by law to comply with GDPR Act May 2018, which protects your privacy and ensures that your personal information is processed fairly and lawfully.
Jonathan Partridge Optometrists is committed to ensuring that it complies with the GDPR and applies ethical principles to all aspects of its work to protect the interests of patients and maintain the confidentiality and security of any personal information held in any form by the practice. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to third parties, unless we have your explicit permission to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.
We keep information about you to:
Personal information includes facts (e.g. treatment you have had) and opinions (e.g. any concerns you or your optometrist might have about your eye health). To provide the best possible care for you, accurate and comprehensive personal information is required. The following records are kept and updated regularly:
To provide you with appropriate care, we might need to share personal data with:
We keep patient records for adult patients for a minimum of 7 years and for child patients for 7 years once they have turned 18.
We will not keep records for longer than necessary and after they are no longer required, records will be shredded by an authorised provider and certificates are issued to prove the confidential material has been destroyed correctly.
Personal information is stored on a secure password-protected practice computer system and a manual filing system only authorised practice staff have access to these systems. Back-ups of these data are made daily in line with the GDPR.
You have the right, under GDPR to request a copy of the information held on you by our Practice. If you would like to make a request, please send this in writing to the Practice Manager Jonathan Partridge Optometrists at the address below:
We do not charge a fee for this information, and will respond to your request within 30 days of its receipt.
If you have a query or would like more information, please contact us on 01938 553180 or write to the Practice Manager at the address above.
We do not pass on any personal information about our visitors to any other site. In addition, if you linked to this Site from a third party site, we can not be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact the owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.