The purpose of this policy is to tell you why we collect personal data from you and how it is processed. If you visit our website, you accept the terms laid out in this policy on how we use your data. At VBS-Healthcare we treat the protection of personal data seriously.
As such, all personal data collected on this site is treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998. When you make contact with us via our online contact form, we may request personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name and email address. By entering your details in the requested fields, (with your consent) we will be able to contact you about our services.
VBS-Healthcare will only use the personal information obtained for the following reasons:
- to contact you about an enquiry you have made on our website, including any content you provide.
- to provide you with information and updates to services that you have expressed an interest in.
We always keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required by law (for example, government bodies and law enforcement agencies). We never disclose any of your personal information to any third parties.
We keep your information on our systems for as long as is necessary to provide you with relevant services. If you wish to update or change any personal information we store about you, please get in touch with us either through our contact form, email or telephone.
VBS-Healthcare are not responsible for content of third-party websites that we may link to. The websites will have their own privacy policies and as such we urge you to review the policies. VBS-Healthcare does not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the Data Controller is Virtuous Business Solutions Ltd T/A VBS-Healthcare. Our office address is: 65 Ombersely Street East, Droitwich, Worcestershire WR9 8QS.
We are careful to ensure your personal data is kept secure. Data is stored on secure servers that we use. We maintain appropriate anti-virus and firewall software to reduce the risk of unauthorised access. Where data is stored in hard copy format, we ensure this information is kept locked away safely.
Under GDPR you have a right to request access to the data we hold on you. You also have the right to: be informed; update/rectify; erase; object; transfer; withdraw consent; or, stop us from processing your personal data. To exercise your rights in any of these respects, please contact us using the contact details at the bottom of this policy.
You can find out more about your rights from the Information Commission’s Office (ICO). They are the Supervising Authority for Data Protection in the UK. You can find out more information here: https://ico.org.uk
You can complain to us about the use of your data via the contact details below. You can also complain to the ICO via their website above.
How long do we keep your data for?
We keep your data only for as long as is required to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. This includes for the purposes of satisfying legal and accounting requirements. If we provide any paid services to you then we are required under UK tax law to keep information for a minimum of 6 years. Any information we collect from you with regards to marketing purposes will be kept until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.
VBS-Healthcare, 65 Ombersely Street East, Droitwich, Worcestershire WR9 8QS
Or online using the contact form.
This policy was produced on 12th September 2021.