Patricia Daly, trading as Nutrition Choices, is an experienced and internationally recognized Nutritional Therapist (BA Hons, dipNT, mBANT, rCNHC), specialising in the area of Integrative Cancer Support. This privacy notice is issued on behalf of Nutrition Choices so when we mention “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice, we are referring to Nutrition Choices responsible for processing your data. Nutrition Choices is the controller and responsible for this website.
1.1 Purpose of Policy
Nutrition Choices needs to gather and use certain information about individuals.
These can include clients, suppliers, employees and other people the organisation has a relationship with or may need to contact.
This policy describes how this personal data will be collected, handled and stored to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.
1.2 Policy Statement
Nutrition Choices is committed to a policy of protecting the rights and privacy of clients, staff and others in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation.
Nutrition Choices commits to:
- comply with both the law and good practice
- respect individuals’ rights
- be open and honest with individuals whose data is held
- Register our details with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
1.3 Personal Data
Nutrition Choices may hold data for the following purposes:
- Provision of direct healthcare
- Marketing and newsletters
- Transactional records when purchasing one of our self-published eBooks
- Case histories
Special categories of data included race, ethnic origin, politics, religion, trade union membership, genetics, biometrics (where used for ID purposes), health and sexual orientation.
Nutrition Choices may hold special category data for the following purposes:
- Provision of direct healthcare
How we obtain your personal data?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including:
Information provided by you
You provide us with personal data in the following ways:
- By filling in forms on our website(s), or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, live-chat or otherwise;
- By signing up to our Mailing/Waiting List;
- By scheduling an Appointment;
- By signing a terms of engagement form;
- During a Nutritional Therapy Consultation
- By purchasing one of our self-published eBooks
This may include the following information:
- basic details such as name, address, contact details and next of kin;
- details of contact we have had with you such as referrals and appointment requests;
- health information including your previous medical history, dietary, lifestyle, supplement and medicine details, biochemical test results and clinic notes;
- GP contact information;
- Payment details
If you choose to sign up to our Mailing List, we may track what pages you visit on this website as well as any links you open in our emails to you. For transparency, this tracking is disabled by default. You may choose to accept this tracking by clicking on the button ‘Accept’ on the sign-up form. This will place a cookie on your device which will expire after 30 days.
Automated technologies or interactions
When you visit our website(s) we may automatically collect information about your computer, including your IP address, information about your visit, your browsing history, and how you use our website. This information may be combined with other information you provide to us, as described above. Please see ‘Cookies and Analytics‘
1.4 Data Protection Principles
There are six data protection principles that are core to the General Data Protection Regulation. Nutrition Choices will make every possible effort to comply with these principles at all times in our information-handling practices. The principles are:
- Lawful, fair and transparent
Data collection must be fair, for a legal purpose and we must be open and transparent as to how the data will be used.
- Limited for its purpose
Data can only be collected for a specific purpose.
- Data minimisation
Any data collected must be necessary and not excessive for its purpose.
The data we hold must be accurate and kept up to date.
We cannot store data longer than necessary.
- Integrity and confidentiality
The data we hold must be kept safe and secure.
1.5 Key risks
The main risks are in two key areas:
- information about individuals getting into the wrong hands, through poor security or inappropriate disclosure of information
- individuals being harmed through data being inaccurate or insufficient