Purpose and context of this Notice
Tunstall Healthcare Group (‘Tunstall’ or ‘the Company’) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This privacy notice describes how Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd uses and protects any information that you give Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd when you use this website, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’). It also refers where applicable to the Data Protection Act 2018 (‘DPA18’).
Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Under the GDPR, Tunstall is a ‘Data Controller and Processor’. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you. We are required under data protection legislation to notify you of the information contained in this Privacy Notice.
Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 2019.
Scope of this Notice
The generic contents of this Notice are applicable to all parts of the Tunstall Group internationally, with the exception of any territory where the scope of GDPR is not relevant.
This Notice applies to all customers and visitors to this website.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Job title
- Contact information including email address
- Financial information (including payment card details)
- Transaction information, including details of products and services you have purchased from us
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Medical Information required to enable us to provide services to you
- Other information relevant to the provision of our products and services to you, customer surveys and/or offers
If you fail to provide personal data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you or a provider of services to you, and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you or your service provider (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a service you have with us, but we will notify you at the time if this is the case.
How your information will be used
We will only use the information that you share with us to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- To process your orders (where you order directly from us) and deliver our products and services to you
- To manage our ongoing relationship with you or the provider of services to you
- To ensure the ongoing security of our business and website
- Internal record keeping
- To improve our products and services
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA18) you have a number of rights regarding your personal data. You have the right to:
a) be informed what we do with your data
- Through this Notice (and similar notices) we are explaining in simple language what we will use the data collected from you and about you, for. This is known as a ‘Fair Processing Notice’.
- We will use the data we hold on you to understand your needs and provide you with a better service (please see how your information will be used).
b) see what data we hold on you
- You have a right to know what data we hold on you, and confirmation that we are processing it. This will be provided to you on request, within one month, free of charge. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd, Whitley Lodge, Whitley Bridge, Yorkshire, DN14 0HR or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
c) correct your data if it is inaccurate
- We have an obligation to ensure the data we hold on you is accurate. To this end, we may periodically ask you to confirm certain details, for instance, telephone number, address, etc. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
- In certain circumstances a self-service portal may be provided for you to access your information and update your information.
- We must complete any rectifications within one month and will not charge you for this.
- In addition, we will inform any third parties with which we have shared your data that a correction is required and will inform you who those third parties are.
d) erase your data in certain circumstances
- Where data is not required for processing, or where you withdraw consent, or object to processing where there is no legitimate reason for us to hold the data, you may ask for that data to be erased.
- You may ‘Request to have Personal Data Erased’ by writing to Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd, Whitley Lodge, Whitley Bridge, Yorkshire, DN14 0HR or by emailing email@example.com.
- This is not an absolute right. Where we are required to retain the data for a lawful reason (typically where there has been a contractual arrangement and information must be retained to comply with taxation laws), then we will reject the request to erase data, and explain our reasons.
- Where you ask us to erase all or some of your personal, we may not be able to perform the contract we have entered into with you or a provider of services to you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a service you have with us, but we will notify you at the time if this is the case.
- Where we can accept your request for erasure, the data in question will be deleted within one month and we will make no charge for this. Exceptionally, if the request is complex, we may require longer to achieve this and will inform you that this will be the case. This extension period will not exceed two months in total.
e) restrict processing of your data
- You may ask us to restrict further processing of your data but allow it to be retained in our systems. This could enable you to ask us, for example, to suspend the processing of personal information about you if you want to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it. Where allowed by law, we will comply with this.
f) have your data sent to another party at your request
- You may ask for your data to be sent to another party. We will provide this in a structured machine-readable format (typically CSV, but in another open format should that be more suitable). We will provide this within one month and will not charge for the provision.
g) object to our processing
- You may object to our processing of your data, if your objection is based on one of the following three reasons:
- That the processing is based on the legitimate interests of the Company and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this basis.
- That your data is being used for direct marketing
- That your data is being used for scientific research and statistical analysis
h) be informed of any automated decision making and profiling we might use
- We do not use your personal data to perform any automated decision making or profiling. (This means making a decision or evaluating certain things about an individual solely by automated means without any human involvement.) Should the Company decide to use any such mechanisms in the future, we will inform you about the nature of the processing, provide a simple method for you to request human intervention or challenge a decision, and we will perform regular checks to ensure the system is working as intended.
How to withdraw consent
If you have provided consent for the processing of some elements of your personal data you have the right (in certain circumstances) to withdraw that consent at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent was withdrawn. To withdraw consent for the processing of specific data, you may be able to withdraw consent via the same system with which you originally provided it, or you may write to Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd, Whitley Lodge, Whitley Bridge, Yorkshire, DN14 0HR or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You have the right to lodge a complaint to the relevant Supervisory Authority, if you believe that we have not complied with the requirements of the GDPR or DPA18 regarding your personal data. In the UK the relevant Supervisory Authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Tunstall Healthcare Group is the controller and processor of data for the purposes of the DPA18 and GDPR.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, or concerns as to how your data is processed you can contact any of the following:
- The Data Protection Officer for Tunstall Healthcare Group, through email email@example.com or in writing at the following address:
Tunstall Healthcare Group, Whitley Lodge, Whitley, Yorkshire, DN14 0HR, UK
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
How to control your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
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