In this privacy notice, ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ mean Baker Hudson Health. We 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.
Baker Hudson Health’s registered office is Baker Hudson Health, Cirencester Road, Stroud, GL6 8PE and we are a company registered in England and Wales under company number 720670. We are registered on the Information Commissioner’s Office Register; registration number ZA142634 and act as the data controller when processing your data. Our designated Appointed Person is Chris Hartles who can be contacted at Baker Hudson Health, Cirencester Road, Stroud, GL6 8PE.
Baker Hudson Health 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 may collect from is:
By telephone, or written correspondence, we also offer an online form for our customers to complete. We record and/or monitor phone calls for the purpose of compliance with the relevant laws and our own codes of conduct, internal training, and for dispute resolution.
Baker Hudson Health 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 purposes 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. This can be done by phoning us on 01453 297100, or in writing to Baker Hudson Health Cirencester Road, Stroud, GL6 8PE.
The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below: –
You have the right to access any personal information that Baker Hudson Health processes about you and to request information about:
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.
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.
We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement. Any processors acting on our behalf, now and in the future will only process your data in accordance with instructions from us and comply fully with this privacy notice, the data protection laws and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
We will only share your personal data with other companies or organisations where there is a legitimate reason for doing so. For example, we are obligated to provide information to specific Government departments such as HM Revenue and Customs and to regulatory bodies who govern our activity such as the Financial Conduct Authority and the Financial Ombudsman Service.
Baker Hudson Health 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.
We have gone through an enhanced due-diligence procedure with our IT provider (Connexus) and can confirm that any data stored on any of our systems has a more than adequate level of protection to ensure its security. Some of the measures that we use include, but are not restricted to: encrypted emails, restricted access policies, up to date anti-virus/malware software, and firewall technology. We also have multiple polices to ensure that any physical data held in our office is secure.
Personal data in the European Union is protected by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) but some other countries may not necessarily have the same high standard of protection for your personal data. Baker Hudson Health only stores data within the United Kingdom, we do not store or transfer data outside of the United Kingdom. Some of the companies that we work with may transfer data outside of the UK or EU, but in accordance with the GDPR all other relevant data protection laws.
You are not obligated to provide your personal information to Baker Hudson Health however, as this information is required for us to us to provide you with our services and initiate your insurance policy we will not be able to offer our services without it.
As noted in the ‘How We Use Your Personal Data’ section of this notice, we occasionally process your personal information under the legitimate interests’ legal basis. Where this is the case, we have carried out a thorough Legitimate Interests’ Assessment (LIA) to ensure that we have weighed your interests and any risk posed to you against our own interests; ensuring that they are proportionate and appropriate. Such information will be relevant to you as a customer and is non-intrusive and you will always have the option to opt-out/unsubscribe at any time.
If you would not like to receive above-mentioned marketing and offers, please contact us by phoning using 01453 297100, or in writing to Baker Hudson Health, Cirencester Road, Stroud, GL6 8PE.
Baker Hudson Health 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. We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed. If you were to no longer be a client of ours within that time, we will dispose of your personal data by following our Data Retention and Erasure Policy. We also store your data for the purposes of dispute resolution in the event of a complaint. The length of time that we keep data on this basis depends on the relationship that we have had with you. 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.
Owing to the products, services or treatments that we offer, we sometimes need to process sensitive personal information (known as special category data) about you. We do so to ensure that your new policy is suitable and all relevant information has been disclosed to the relevant insurance provider. Where we collect such information, we will only request and process the minimum necessary for the specified purpose and identify a compliant legal basis for doing so. We will always gain your consent to share this data and will only do so if necessary for the performance of a pre-arranged contract or service to you.
Baker Hudson Health only processes your personal information in compliance with this privacy notice and in accordance with the relevant data protection laws. If, however you wish to raise a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data or are unsatisfied with how we have handled your information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
Baker Hudson Health Cirencester Road,
Stroud, GL6 8PE
01453 297100 firstname.lastname@example.org
ICO Information Commissioner’s Office
0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745