Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Waterfront Private Hospital Ltd, Edinburgh


Welcome to the Privacy Policy of Waterfront Private Hospital. In line with the Data Protection Act 2018, UK GDPR, and Scottish private healthcare regulations, we take your privacy seriously. Our hospital is also registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), ensuring compliance with UK data protection laws.

Information We Collect

1.Personal Data: Includes essential details like name, address, email, phone number, date of birth, and health information.
2.Sensitive Personal Data: Health-related data collected for your care.
3.Website Usage Information: Via cookies, for website enhancement.

Use of Your Information

•Medical Services: For effective diagnosis, treatment, and health management.
•Communication: Updates about care and hospital information.
•Record Keeping: Secure maintenance of medical records.
•Legal Compliance: Adhering to legal and regulatory standards.
•Service Improvement: Utilizing data for enhancing healthcare services.

Sharing of Your Information

•Healthcare Professionals: For necessary treatment.
•Third Parties: Shared with consent or as required by law.
•Legal Disclosures: If mandated by law.

Data Security

•Robust Measures: We protect your data with strict safeguards.
•Staff Training: Ensuring confidentiality and security of your data.

Retention of Medical Records

In accordance with UK law, we retain medical records for a set number of years for medicolegal purposes. The retention period is determined by various factors, including the type of record, the patient’s age, and treatment provided. This approach ensures we meet our legal obligations while protecting your medical history.

Your Rights

•Access and Control: Request access to or correction of your data.
•Restriction and Objection: Limit or object to our use of your data.
•Data Portability: Transfer of data to other organizations, where applicable.

Policy Updates

We review and update this policy regularly.

Contact Us

For questions about our privacy practices:
Omar Quaba
Hospital Director

Compliance and ICO Registration Number:

Our policy adheres to Scottish law and privacy regulations in private healthcare. We are registered with the ICO, demonstrating our commitment to the highest standards of data protection and patient confidentiality.
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