Privacy Policy

Terms of Use & Privacy Policy


Terms of Use

Text: All text on pages within the domain is © Copyright unless otherwise stated, under Section 17 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
Photographs: All photographic images in pages within the domain are © Copyright, unless otherwise stated, under Section 17 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Willerby Dental Care Ltd and/or the photographer own copyright in all photographs displayed on this web site. These photographs may not be used unless a license is first obtained from Willerby Dental Care Ltd. Please apply to
Icons and Artwork: All icons, artwork and other graphical images within the domain are © Copyright Willerby Dental Care Ltd unless otherwise stated, under Section 17 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Willerby Dental Care Ltd owns the copyright in its logotypes and all other promotional logos. Unauthorised use of these by others is prohibited.

Privacy Policy

What it covers: This policy covers the treatment of any personally identifiable information Willerby Dental Care Ltd collects when you are on our website, “”.
Information Collection and Use: You can visit our site without telling us who you are or giving us any personally identifiable information. We may use cookies for the smooth running of the site but do not use the information collected to match to your individual identity. It is if you complete a form that requests personal information or e-mail us that you can be identified. When completing forms you may be asked for a variety of personal information such as name, address, post code etc. Information from your browser, including your IP Address and the page you requested may be automatically received and recorded on server logs for the purpose of creating aggregated statistical information.
We may also use the information for:
• Fulfilling your request for information or services
• As input to improving our site
Information Sharing and Disclosure: We will not sell, share or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. We will only send personally identifiable information about you to others when we have your consent or when required or permitted to do so in response to court orders or under Data Protection legislation.
Questions or Suggestions: If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this statement send an e-mail to

Privacy Notice
Willerby Dental Care

We are a Data Controller under the terms of the Data Protection Act 2017 and the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

This Privacy Notice explains what Personal Data the practice holds, why we hold and process it, who we might share it with, and your rights and freedoms under the Law.

Types of Personal Data

The practice holds personal data in the following categories:

  1. Patient clinical and health data and correspondence.
  2. Staff employment data.
  3. Contractors’ data.
Why we process Personal Data (what is the “purpose”)

“Process” means we obtain, store, update and archive data.

  1. Patient data is held for the purpose of providing patients with appropriate, high quality, safe and effective dental care and treatment.
  2. Staff employment data is held in accordance with Employment, Taxation and Pensions law.
  3. Contractors’ data is held for the purpose of managing their contracts.
What is the Lawful Basis for processing Personal Data?

The Law says we must tell you this:

  1. We hold patients’ data because it is in our Legitimate Interest to do so. Without holding the data we cannot work effectively. [Also, we must hold data on NHS care and treatment as it is a Public Task required by law].
  2. We hold staff employment data because it is a Legal Obligation for us to do so.
  3. We hold contractors’ data because it is needed to Fulfil a Contract with us.
Who might we share your data with?

We can only share data if it is done securely and it is necessary to do so.

  1. Patient data may be shared with other healthcare professionals who need to be involved in your care (for example if we refer you to a specialist or need laboratory work undertaken). [Patient data may also be stored for back-up purposes with our computer software suppliers] [who may also store it securely] [overseas].
  2. Employment data will be shared with government agencies such as HMRC.
Your Rights

You have the right to:

  1. Be informed about the personal data we hold and why we hold it.
  2. Access a copy of your data that we hold by contacting us directly: we will acknowledge your request and supply a response within one month or sooner.
  3. Check the information we hold about you is correct and to make corrections if not
  4. Have your data erased in certain circumstances.
  5. Transfer your data to someone else if you tell us to do so and it is safe and legal to do so.
  6. Tell us not to actively process or update your data in certain circumstances.
How long is the Personal Data stored for?
  1. We will store patient data for as long as we are providing care, treatment or recalling patients for further care. We will archive (that is, store it without further action) for as long as is required for legal purposes as recommended by the NHS or other trusted experts recommend.
  2. We must store employment data for six years after an employee has left.
  3. We must store contractors’ data for seven years after the contract is ended.
What if you are not happy or wish to raise a concern about our data processing?
You can complain in the first instance to Willerby Dental Care, our Data protection Officer, who is Mr Bejan Izadi. we will do our best to resolve the matter. If this fails, you can complain to the Information Commissioner at by calling 0303 123 1113.