Cookies and Privacy
Data Protection Policy
Our Data Protection Policy is designed to safeguard personal data.
As a company we commit to :
- collecting data fairly and lawfully
- i.e. have legitimate reasons for collecting and using it
- be open and honest on how we intend to use the data
- give appropriate privacy notices when collecting personal data
- use data in a lawful way
Our privacy notice includes the purpose for which we intend to process information Ie who is collecting the information and what it will be used for Medical Hire hold the minimum amount of personal data needed to fulfil our purpose.
Personal data shall not be excessive.
Personal data shall not be kept for longer than necessary.
When offering other goods and services we always offer an option to opt out.
When related to information processing individuals wanting to opt out, must do so in writing.
Computer access has security measures in place to guard against unauthorised use.
Authorised staff are given a password to access the admin section of our database.
We ensure we dispose of computer equipment in the correct manner.
Staff have been made aware that it is a criminal offence if they try to access or disclose information without authority.
Our premises are protected with alarms.
We have strategies in place for dealing with a breach, loss or equipment failure, this is made up of;
- A recovery plan for loss of records from our back up files stored at the Directors home address
- Assessment of risks associated with the breach
- Informing the appropriate people of the breach
- Review and respond and update security
What information do we collect and what do we use the information for?
We collect information from you when you call to make an appointment, when we carry out an assessment and when we take order details.
We also take details from those attending our lunch and learn and training sessions.
We hold information on clients such as name, address, date of birth, height, weight and disability.
When carrying out an assessment we may take other dimensions and make note of any history with pressure sores or challenging behaviour.
We would then hold information on the equipment that has been ordered and any repairs or adjustments that have been carried out.
We also hold information on the person responsible/main carer for a client in case we need to contact them.
This information enables us to improve customer service (your information helps us to effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs).
We also hold information on the therapists connected to clients so that we can contact them if any requirements or issues arise.
Lastly we hold information therapists who have attended one of our training sessions so that we can offer future training sessions to them.
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than on some occasions for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
The email address you provide, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information etc
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our policies, or protect ours or other rights, property or safety.
Please visit our terms and conditions section of our website section to establish the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at www.medicalhire.co.uk
6 Buslingthorpe Green