Wantage Osteopathic Practice Privacy Policy

The Wantage Osteopathic Practice will collect and process data that you provide. For the purpose of being compliant with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), we are providing you with the following information.

Data Controller and Data Protection Officer

Katherine Harris
Owner and Principal Osteopath
Wantage Osteopathic Practice
1 Church Street
OX12 8BL
Tel: 01235 768748

The collection and processing of your data is a legal requirement of the General Osteopathic Council. We need the data to make diagnostic and safety to treat decisions about you. Your personal data may be shared with members of the team at the Wantage Osteopathic Practice for purposes of processing, or for when you receive treatment from more than one of our practitioners. We may need to share your data with other medical practitioners or medical insurance companies. If this is the case, we will have checked that they are GDPR compliant and gained your consent. We will retain your data for a period of seven years as is the legal requirement for retaining medical records.

Should you wish to make a complaint, this should be directed to Katherine Harris, who will deal with the matter as quickly as possible. If you are not satisfied then you may complain to the General Osteopathic Council, who are the statutory regulatory body, at 176 Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 3LU, telephone: 02073576655.

You are required to provide the data we request as a legal medical record and for us to be able to make informed diagnostic and safety to treat decisions. If you refuse to provide the information requested or wish to withdraw consent, we will not be able to provide our services as osteopaths to you.

Your rights

The GDPR provides the following rights to individuals:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right to access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erase
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

We will at all times act in a professional manner according to your best interests and safety.