Family Focused is preparing to meet the new obligations of the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 which come into effect on 25 May 2018.
Family Focused takes privacy very seriously and takes great care to keep your data safe and secure.
In order for us to provide you with a service, Family Focused needs to gather and use information to fulfil its contract with you or because there is a legitimate interest in our needing to collect the information. In providing you with our services, Family Focused will need to handle your personal information.
Personal information is details about you from which you can be identified, such as your name and contact details. Depending on the service you receive we may process additional sensitive data such as information about your health. This information is essential to inform, facilitate and provide assessment and therapeutic services which are appropriate to your individual needs.
This information may be collected directly from you but also from third parties such as other health professionals such as your GP to provide a complete psychological assessment.
Under the requirement of the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and British Psychological Society (BPS) Family Focused are obliged to keep documentation of your personal data to allow us to provide assessment and therapy services to you. This falls within the legitimate interest of provision of our services.
To fully comply with the new rules, we have revised our privacy notice -