Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains about the types of personal data that Brighter Future A.T. processes, how we process it, and for what purposes. Brighter Future A.T. is a consultancy service which offers assessment, advice and/or training in the area of Assistive Technology.
Brighter Future A.T. collects personal data as part of conducting a professional service. Personal data collected would fall under the following headings:
It will be collected in a number of ways:
The legal basis for collecting the majority of this data is that it is necessary to in order to fulfil the contract of providing an assistive technology assessment and/or training service for you.
However, in some situations data is desirable but not necessary in order to fulfil this contract. At the start of the assessment/ training process, you (or your guardian) will be given a Consent Form which will allow you to opt-in or out of collection and/or sharing of these types of data. You are free to choose which types of data you wish to share or not, and are free to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting Brighter Future A.T.
Personal data will be used for the purposes of providing assistive technology assessment and/or training and to maintain the general running of the business (e.g. to keep accounts, or to update you or your guardian on any changes in policies or fees).
Brighter Future A.T. will not share personal data with companies, organisations or individuals unless one of the following circumstances applies:
Personal data will be used or shared by phone call, voicemail, text message and email, but always in the most secure method possible to ensure your privacy. Sometimes it may be necessary to share information over third party websites or apps (e.g. if using online invoicing apps or if using Google Maps to locate addresses) but Brighter Future A.T. will always endeavour to use GDPR-compliant websites or apps and if the information used by these websites or apps will be held outside the EU, we will endeavour to ensure that these data processing companies are GDPR-compliant or have data protection processes in place that are considered adequate by GDPR).
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If you wish to obtain further details on your personal data that is being processed by Brighter Future A.T., you are entitled to contact Brighter Future A.T. with a Subject Access Request and this will be pursued subject to the regulations of GDPR.
You have the right to Data Portability. This means that you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you which you have provided to Brighter Future A.T. in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit that data to another data controller.
If you wish to exercise your Right to be Forgotten, please contact Brighter Future A.T. and we will advise you as to which data can be lawfully deleted and which data would be required to be retained for 7 years post-completion of work.
You also have the Right to Rectification. If you feel that any personal data that we hold on your case is incorrect, please contact us and we will take whatever measures we can to rectify the mistake.
If you are not happy with any of the personal data that is being processed on your behalf by Brighter Future A.T., you have a Right to Object. Please contact us in this situation and we’d be happy to help in any way we can.
If you are not satisfied with the measures we take to process your personal data or to rectify any mistakes in your personal data, you have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (i.e. the Data Protection Commissioner).
Personal data will be held securely using the following methods:
If there is any breach in the security of your personal data, this breach will be reported to the relevant supervisory authority (i.e. the Data Protection Commissioner) without undue delay and where feasible within 72 hours, according to the regulation of GDPR. You will also be informed of any breach relevant to you if the breach is of a nature that GDPR specifies that the data subject should be notified.
On the Brighter Future A.T. Consent form, you will be offered the option to opt-in for Brighter Future A.T. to contact you on an occasional basis once your period of assessment/training is completed, to offer you options of a review assessment and/or further individual or group assistive technology training. If you do not tick this option, Brighter Future A.T. will not contact you again for marketing or other purposes after your period of assessment/ training is completed.
Your records will be held securely for a period of 7 years after your period of assessment/training has been completed (according to the recommendations of the Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland). After this, your paper files will be shredded and your electronic files will be deleted.
If you have any concerns at all about using our website or if you are a client of Brighter Future A.T. and you have any concerns about how your personal data is being collected, processed, shared, protected or disposed of, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or 086 1959899 and we will be happy to discuss any questions or concerns. Thank you for reading this Privacy Statement.
19th May 2020