Dentolegal Consultant
Privacy Policy

Dentolegalconsultant.com takes great care to protect the personal data we hold for our clients in line with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

As required by law, this privacy notice lays out the following essential information:

Who we are (our identity)

  • The reasons for gathering the data
  • The use it will be put to
  • Who it will be disclosed to
  • If it will be transferred outside the EU
  • The legal basis for processing the data
  • Retention period (how long we will keep the personal data)
  • The right to complain
  • Whether the data will be subjected to automated decision making
  • Individuals’ privacy rights.

Dentolegalconsultant.com is a company registered at Somerset House, 6070 Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7BF. It is the name and brand of Sue Boynton, Dentolegal Consultant.

Personal Data collected
The personal data we process (processing includes obtaining the information, using it, storing it, securing it, disclosing it, and destroying it) for our clients may include:

  • Name, address
  • Email address
  • Phone numbers
  • Information relating to invoices sent and payments received
  • Information relating to the performance of the contract we hold with our client
  • Details of all contact we have had with our client or member
  • Details of any complaints received and how these have been resolved

What we do with Personal Data collected

The purpose of collecting and storing personal data about our clients is to ensure we can:

  • provide information that has been requested
  • carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between us
  • Invoice our clients appropriately
  • respond to complaint

Who we share your information with
The information we collect, and store will not be disclosed to anyone who does not need to see it.

On what basis do we process your information
The legal grounds for processing your personal data depend upon the nature of our relationship with you and the context of processing.

Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, or to take steps prior to entering into a contract with you, or to provide information which you have requested.

Transferring personal data outside the EU
We may send clients personal information outside the EU. If we do that we will ensure that we have written assurances that the data will be subject to the same level of security as required within the EU.

Retention Period
We only retain your information for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was obtained.

Access to your information
Under the GDPR, all individuals who have personal data held about them have the following personal privacy rights in relation to the information held about them.

Our clients have a right to:

  • Access to and copies of their records.
  • Have inaccuracies deleted.
  • Have information about them erased.
  • Object to direct marketing.
  • Restrict the processing of their information, including automated decision-making.
  • Take their data elsewhere (right to data portability)

It is our client’s responsibility to ensure that any changes to their personal information are notified immediately.

Clients who wish to exercise their rights under GDPR should contact Sue Boynton sue@dentolegalconsultant.com

Automated decision making
All individuals who have personal data held about them have a right to object to direct marketing and a right to restrict the processing of their information, including automated decision-making.
Automated decision making involves all decisions made automatically i.e. without human intervention. We will always ask our clients to opt-in to any processes involving automated decision making.

Security of Personal Data
We take the security of all the personal data we process for our clients and team members very seriously and appropriate security measures are in place to protect it against unauthorised access, loss or destruction. Access to personal information about individual Clients and Members is strictly limited to those people who need to access it. Any contractor or provider who has a legitimate reason for having access to personal data is bound by a duty of confidentiality.

Site usage and cookies

When a visitor comes to our site, we collect standard information about how visitors use our site. We do this to do a number of things such as track how many people come to our site, and what areas of the site are viewed. The information is collected in such a way that is completely anonymous, we do not want to collect personal data about yourself, and should we ever choose to do so, we would always be up-front and honest about it.

What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a small text file that is placed on your device by websites you view on it. They are widely used on the web for websites to function better.
We have Google Analytics implemented on this site. This uses tracking cookies. These are also session cookies. They do not collect any personal data and help us collect information in an anonymous form.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through browser settings. To find out more about cookies and how to manage or delete them, visit aboutcookies.org.uk

Links to other websites
We may include links on our site to enable you to access third party sites directly. If you follow any links, this privacy notice will not apply. Third party sites operate their own privacy policies regarding processing of personal information and the use of cookies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these external sites. We do not accept any responsibility for a third party site or use of your information or their use of cookies.

Data Breach
We have clear procedures in place to deal with any data breach and these are described in our Data Protection Policy. Should the breach involve a breach of confidentiality then we will notify the individual involved in addition to the Data Protection Authorities.

Complaints
Our clients have a right to complain about how we process their personal data. All complaints concerning processing of personal data should be made to sue@dentolegalconsultant.com. All complaints will be dealt with promptly and as described in our Data Protection Policy.

Privacy Policy Review
This Policy was reviewed and implemented on 1 June 2018 and will be reviewed annually
We are required under data protection legislation to notify our clients of the information contained in this Privacy Notice. We do that by placing this Privacy Notice on our website at www.dentolegalconsultant.com