Data Protection Policy Statement
Cardiogenics Ltd is fully committed to protecting the rights and privacy of individuals, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Information about our personnel and other individuals will only be processed in line with established regulations. Personal data will be collected, recorded and used fairly, stored safely and securely and not disclosed to any third party unlawfully. As the lawful and correct treatment of personal information is critical to our successful operations and to maintaining confidence, Cardiogenics Ltd is committed to:
protecting personal details, records and screening outcomes
keeping personal data up to date and confidential
maintaining personal data only for the time period required
releasing personal data only to authorised individuals/partiesand not unless permission is given to do so
collecting accurate and relevant data only for specified lawful purposes
adhering to regulations and related procedures to ensure that all employees who have access to any personal data held by or on behalf of Cardiogenics Ltd are fully aware of and abide by their duties under the Data Protection Act 1998.
Cardiogenics Ltd does not retain the personal data that is collected as part of our cardiac screening programme and once the cardiology report and information is released to the patient's nominated physician or GP, the temporary records of patient information are no longer kept by Cardiogenics.
It is ultimately the responsibility of the Managing Director to ensure that this policy is published and accessible to all personnel and any relevant third parties or agents.
Where required, Cardiogenics Ltd will take appropriate action/corrective measures against unauthorised/unlawful processing, loss, destruction or damage to personal data.