Who We Are
Northern Cross Dentistry for Children (‘we’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’) gather and process your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.
Information That We Collect
Northern Cross Dentistry for Children processes your personal information to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.
The personal data that we collect from is: –
• Contact Address
• Personal Email
• Business Email
• Business Telephone Number
• Mobile Telephone Number
We collect information in the below ways: –
How We Use Your Personal Data (Legal Basis for Processing)
Northern Cross Dentistry for Children takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent; unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purpose(s) specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing you with promotional offers and marketing, you are free to withdraw this consent at any time. The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below:
• We collect your personal data in the performance of a contract or to provide a service and to ensure that orders are completed and can be sent out to your preferred address
• We collect and store your personal data as part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes
• We will occasionally send you marketing information where we have assessed that it is beneficial to you as a customer and in our interests. Such information will be non-intrusive and is processed on the grounds of legitimate interests
You have the right to access any personal information that Northern Cross Dentistry for Children processes about you and to request information about: –
• What personal data we hold about you
• The purposes of the processing
• The categories of personal data concerned
• The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
• How long we intend to store your personal data for
• If we did not collect the data directly from you, information about the source
If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to do so as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified.
You also have the right to request erasure of your personal data or to restrict processing (where applicable) in accordance with the data protection laws; as well as to object to any direct marketing from us. Where applicable, you have the right to data portability of your information and the right to be informed about any automated decision-making we may use.
If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.
Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal Information
We never pass your personal details to a third party unless we have a contract for them to process data on our behalf and will otherwise keep it confidential. If we intend to refer a patient to another practitioner or to secondary care such as a hospital we will gain the individual’s permission before the referral is made and the personal data is shared.
• Personal data is stored in the EU whether in digital or hard copy format
• Personal data is stored in the US in digital format when the data storage company is certified with the EU-US Privacy Shield
• Personal data is obtained when a patient joins the practice, when a patient is referred to the practice and when a patient subscribes to an email list
Northern Cross Dentistry for Children takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including: –
Transfers Outside the EU
Northern Cross Dentistry for Children utilise some products or services (or parts of them) that may be hosted/stored in non-EU Countries, which means that we may transfer any information which is submitted by you through the website outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
Therefore, when you use our website, send us an email or sign up to our newsletter, the personal information you submit may be stored on servers which are hosted in non-EU countries. Where this is the case, we will take steps to ensure that those providers use the necessary level of protection for your information and abide by strict agreements and measures set out by Northern Cross Dentistry for Children to protect your data and comply with the relevant data protection laws.
How Long We Keep Your Data
Northern Cross Dentistry for Children only ever retains personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations.
Where you have consented to us using your details for direct marketing, we will keep such data until you notify us otherwise and/or withdraw your consent.
Comments, suggestions and complaints
Please contact us for any comments or suggestions or a complaint about your data processing at DrDaly@ncdentistryforchildren.ie or 01-848-2149 or by writing to us at:
Northern Cross Dentistry for Children
Unit 9 Burnell Court,
Dublin 17 H213,
Northern Cross Dentistry for Children takes your privacy seriously and will only process your personal data with your consent and in accordance with the terms stated in our Privacy Notice.