Privacy Policy

Who am I: I am Mary Macfarlane of Bowen in Lothian

My website address is: https://boweninlothian.co.uk.

What personal data I collect and why I collect it

Clients who come to see me consent to providing personal data on a form provided by me as part of the process of making an appointment. This information is required by me so I am aware of your medical history allowing me to assess risks of and identify the appropriate treatment. Specifically you are asked to provide your name, dob, address, phone numbers, e-mail, occupation and medical history, current discomfort levels

Contact forms

If this history is provided electronically by email or contact form it will reside in my email box for up to 3 months then deleted. My PC is kept in a secure place, is protected by passwords and up to date with software to prevent unauthorised access.
A paper record of each treatment will be held with the form containing personal data and will be stored securely. At no time is any personal data or information about you shared by me to any company or 3rd party for any purpose. I use the contact details provided to communicate with clients about appointments, payment and treatment.

Cookies

Contacting me via my website may result in cookies being stored on your computer. These cookies contain no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles published 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

I use Google Analytics which will provide me with an analysis and website statistics.

Who I share your data with

At no time is any data or information about you shared by me with any company or 3rd party for any purpose.

How long we retain your data

Forms containing personal data and information provided electronically by email or contact form it will reside in my email box for up to 3 months then deleted. All clients can see, edit, or delete their paper record of personal information at any time. It is recommended by my insurer and professional association that the details of your treatment and appointments are held for 8 years after your final appointment.

What rights you have over your data

You have the right to access,read and check the data is correct. I am obliged to keep client records for administrative, legal, or security purposes for 8 years following the last appointment date. After this time your record will be destroyed.

Your contact information

I use the contact details provided to communicate with clients about appointments, payment and treatment.