Our website address is: https://www.londoncataractcentre.co.uk.
London Cataract Centre is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and to holding and using your personal information fairly, lawfully and transparently.
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data controller is London Cataract Centre Limited, 29a Wimpole Street, London W1G 8GP.
The Internet is an amazing tool; it has the power to change the way we live, and we can already see that happening in many areas of our lives today. With only a few mouse-clicks, you can follow the news, look up facts, buy goods and services, and communicate with others from around the world. It’s important to London Cataract Centre to help our customers retain their privacy when they take advantage of all the Internet has to offer.
We believe your business is no-one else’s. Your privacy is important to you and to us. So we will protect the information you share with us. To protect your privacy, London Cataract Centre follows different principles in accordance with worldwide practices for customer privacy and data protection.
We will not sell or give away your name, mail address, phone number, email address or any other information to anyone unless a Court of Law orders us to.
We will use state-of-the-art security measures to protect your information from unauthorised users.
WEB BROWSER COOKIES
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you create a Registration ID on the site or when you download free software, enter a contest, order email newsletters or join a limited-access premium site. We use your Personal Information for four primary purposes:
- To make the site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once.
- To help you quickly find software, services or information.
- To help us create content most relevant to you.
- To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from London Cataract Centre.
If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use most of www.harleysurgicalcentre.com. But you will not be able to access areas that require registration.
If you decide to register, you will be able to select the kinds of information you want to receive from us by subscribing to various services, like our electronic newsletters. If you do not want us to communicate with you about other offers regarding London Cataract Centre products, programs, events, or services by email, postal mail, or telephone, you may select the option stating that you do not wish to receive marketing messages from Focus.
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. When signing up to our email newsletters you can unsubscribe at any time and also edit your preferences.
London Cataract Centre has taken all reasonable measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honoured. We take all reasonable precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
London Cataract Centre strictly protects the security of your personal information and honours your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom or any other country where London Cataract Centre, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.
You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your user name and password, so do not share these with others. Unfortunately, the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion, such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
London Cataract Centre will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on London Cataract Centre or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of London Cataract Centre and its family of Websites, and, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of London Cataract Centre, its Websites, or the public.
London Cataract Centre holds medical records confidentiality and shares them internally with appropriate staff who are involved in providing direct care for individual patients. The medical records of patients are also used internally by London Cataract Centre to monitor and audit patient results and any complications post-operatively. Medical records are only ever disclosed to an external third party where the patient has requested the sharing of information, for instance, with their GP or other consultants.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
In accordance with the GDPR, you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. Additionally, patients have the right to access their medical record and to have inaccurate data corrected.
The medical records of patients who have received treatment at London Cataract Centre are retained for the purposes of providing patients with London Cataract Centre’s comprehensive aftercare package.
For those people who have explicitly consented to receive marketing communications from us, your personal information will be retained until you withdraw your consent. You are able to unsubscribe at any time to marketing communications in which case your personal information will be deleted as soon as reasonably practicable.
LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL INFORMATION
London Cataract Centre processes personal information including sensitive health information for direct patient care. The legal basis for this is GDPR Article 6(1)(b) and Article 9(2)(h). London Cataract Centre processes personal information to be able to provide patients with the treatment they have entrusted us to carry out and to provide the necessary aftercare post-treatment.
London Cataract Centre also uses email to keep those on our mailing list updated with our news, special offers and the latest information and developments in vision correction. We always obtain the explicit consent of those on our mailing list before sending them any marketing communications. The legal basis for this is GDPR Article 6(1)(a).
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Where we send your data
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