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Privacy & Cookie policy

  1. Introduction

1.1    I am committed to safeguarding the privacy of my website visitors and service users.

1.2    This policy applies where I am acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of my website visitors and service users; in other words, where I determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

1.3    I will ask you to consent to my use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy and my cookie policy when you first visit my website

1.4    In this policy, “I”, “me” and “my” refer to David Burness. For more information about me, see Section 10.

  1. Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).

  1. How I use your personal data

3.1    In this Section 3 I have set out:

(a)    the general categories of personal data that I may process;

(b)   the purposes for which I may process personal data; and

(c)    the legal bases of the processing.

3.2    I may process data about your use of my website and services (“usage data“). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is my analytics tracking system. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving my website and services.

3.3    I may process your account data (“account data“). The account data may include your name and email address. The source of the account data is you. The account data may be processed for the purposes of providing my services, ensuring the security of my services, maintaining back-ups of my databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of my business or the performance of a contract between you and me and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

3.4    I may process your personal data that are provided in the course of the use of my services (“service data“). The service data may include your age, gender and any medical conditions relevant to my treatment of you. The source of the service data is you. The service data may be processed for the purposes of providing my services, ensuring the security of my services, maintaining back-ups of my databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of my business or the performance of a contract between you and me and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

3.5    I may process information that you post for publication on my website or through my services (“publication data“). This information is information you have provided as a testimonial to my services. The legal basis for this processing is consent. When you submit a testimonial through Free Index or directly to me you do so knowing it will be publicly published on the Internet.

3.6    I may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with me (“transaction data“). The transaction data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and me and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and my legitimate interests, namely my interest in the proper administration of my business.

3.7    I may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to me (“correspondence data“). The correspondence data may include the communication content and any metadata associated with the communication The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of my  business and communications with users.

3.8    I may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of my legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.

3.9    I may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of my business against risks.

3.10  In addition to the specific purposes for which I may process your personal data set out in this Section 3, I may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which I am subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

3.11  Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to me, unless I prompt you to do so.

  1. Providing your personal data to others

4.1    I may disclose your personal data to my insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.

4.2    In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, I may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which I am subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. I may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.

  1. International transfers of your personal data

5.1    In this Section 5, I provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

5.2    My website and all the information on it is hosted in the UK.

5.3    “Free Index” which collects testimonials on my behalf also has its servers located in the UK. You can read their privacy policy here: https://www.freeindex.co.uk/privacy.htm

5.3    You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through my website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. I cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.

  1. Retaining and deleting personal data

6.1    This Section 6 sets out my data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that I comply with my legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

6.2    Personal data that I process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. I will retain your personal data while you continue to receive treatment from me and for a minimum of 7 years thereafter.

6.3    Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, I may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which I am subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

  1. Amendments

7.1    I may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on my website.

7.2    You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

  1. Your rights

8.1    Your principal rights under data protection law are:

(a)    the right to access;

(b)    the right to rectification;

(c)    the right to erasure;

(d)    the right to restrict processing;

(e)    the right to object to processing;

(f)    the right to data portability;

(g)    the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and

(h)    the right to withdraw consent.

You should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.

  1. Cookies

9.1 You can read about my cookie policy here.

  1. My details

10.1  This website is owned and operated by David Burness

10.2  I am registered as an Acupuncturist with the British Acupuncture Council in
the United Kingdom and am subject to their rules and code of conduct which
can be found at https://www.acupuncture.org.uk/public-content/effectivepractice/bacc-professional-codes.html.

10.3  My principal place of business is at The Lifestyle Spa. Unit 1, Lon Parcwr Industrial Estate, Ruthin LL15 1NJ.

10.4  You can contact me:

  1. a) by post, to the postal address given above;
    (b) by telephone, on the contact number published on my website from
    time to time; or
    (c) by email, using the email address published on my website from time to

 

Privacy Policy published 16/6/2018
amended 11/08/2018

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