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Quester Therapies Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is provided by Quester Therapies "we", "us" or "our". We are committed to protecting your privacy when processing your personal information. This privacy policy details how we use your information and how we protect it. It also provides information about your rights with regards to your personal data.
 

Please note that this privacy policy relates to Quester Therapies and the pages of our website (questertherapies.com). The website may link to external sites that are not operated by Quester Therapies. Please be aware that Quester Therapies has no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their contents. Please check their privacy policies before you submit any personal information to external sites.

Controller

Quester Therapies (which is a part of Quester Global Ltd) is the controller and responsible for your personal data for the purposes of the UK General Data Protection Regulation incorporated by the UK's Data Protection Act 2018 (collectively referred to as the "Data Protection Laws").

Our contact details:
Name: Quester Therapies
Address: The Consulting Rooms, Frilsham Home Farm, Yattendon, Berkshire, RG18 0XT.

Phone Number: 07803 027707

E-mail: info@questertherapies.com

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review. This version was last updated in March 2023.

The data we collect about you
We currently collect and process the following personal data:

  • personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details); and

  • information you provide to us as part of an enquiry which may include information relating to your physical and/or mental health.

We will need different information from you for different purposes which will be driven by your interaction with us. We will always keep the data we need to a minimum and ensure only those with a legitimate purpose have access to your data.

We will never share your data with anyone who does not need access without your written consent. Only the following people will have routine access to your data:

  • your practitioner(s) in order that they can provide you with our service; and

  • our administration staff, for example reception staff and book keepers will have access to basic information but do not have access to your medical history or sensitive personal information.

 

Newsletter
If you sign up to our newsletter via the website using your email address the information will be held by Wix and Mailchimp and used by Quester Therapies only for that purpose. Should you decide you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, please click the ‘unsubscribe’ button present in every email, or email your request to info@questertherapies.com.

Information on the use of personal data by Mailchimp and Wix can be found via their websites:
https://mailchimp.com/legal/
https://www.wix.com/about/privacy

Cookies
Cookies are small text files stored on your device by your web browser that allow the site to remember your actions or preferences over time. Should you wish to opt-out of using cookies you can, though please be aware your browsing experience may be affected

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • as part of an enquiry related to the services we provide;

  • on signing up to the Quester Therapies newsletter using your email address; or

  • via cookies on our website.

 

We use the information that you have given us in order to:

  • provide you with the best possible therapy;

  • keep you updated with news and information via our newsletter; and/or

  • collate data for research purposes to ensure the benefits of our therapies can become more widely recognised, but we will ensure all personal details are anonymised.

 

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
  (a) Your consent.

You are able to remove your consent at any time but this may affect the service we can provide. You can do this by contacting info@questertherapies.com.


On signing up to the Quester Therapies newsletter using your email address you consent to us using that information for the purpose of updating you with news and information regarding the services provided by Quester Therapies.


In the event that you request therapy from Quester Therapies you will be asked to complete a consent form providing us with explicit consent to process your personal data which may include health data for the purposes of providing you with our services.

  (b) We have a contractual obligation.
Your requesting therapy and our agreement to provide that care constitutes a contract. For us to provide our services and therefore fulfil the contact we will require your personal data.


  (c) We have a legal obligation.
We have a legal obligation to retain your medical records for 8 years after your most recent appointment (or age 25, if this is longer), but after this period you can ask us to delete your records if you wish.

How we store your personal information
Your information is securely stored.
 

We keep details of your treatment and your personal details/health details for 8 years. We will then dispose of your information by shredding of paper information and deleting any computer files from our system.

Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • your right of access - you have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information;

  • your right to rectification - you have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete;

  • your right to erasure - you have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances;

  • your right to restriction of processing - you have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances;

  • your right to object to processing - you have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances;

  • your right to data portability - you have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances; and

  • you are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at info@questertherapies.com if you wish to make a request.

How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at info@questertherapies.com
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.


The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk

Quester Therapies 

(Part of Quester Global Ltd)

ICO Reg. No: ZB351135

Company Reg: 13406699

We are registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) No: ZB351135

If you are not satisfied with our response, then you have the right to raise the matter the ICO.

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