Spark Medical Limited is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 (Registration number ZA263629) and abides by the principles of the Act. We will process information about you in order to manage our relationship with you and to provide you with information about the organisation’s activities and for related purposes.”

 We will not inappropriately divulge information about our members, staff, clients or customers outside Spark Medical, without first seeking the permission of the individual concerned or unless we are required to do so by law. We may however pass limited details to carefully selected third parties, where we believe that you would wish to be informed about their services/products. (If you do not wish us to do this, please contact us at the address below.) 

 You have a right under the Act to obtain information from us, including a description of the data that we hold about you.  Enquiries regarding Spark Medical Limited and Data Protection should be directed to: the Data Protection Officer, Spark Medical Limited, Bridgewater House, North Road, CH65 1AF

Your Right to Withdraw Consent for Us to Share Your Personal Information (Opt-Out)

At any time you have the right to refuse/withdraw consent, in full or in part, to information sharing. The possible consequences will be fully explained to you to allow you to make an informed decision.

You also have a right to request that your confidential information is not used beyond your own care and treatment and to have your objections considered. These commitments are set out in the NHS Constitution.

If you do not want your personal information to be shared and used for purposes other than your care and treatment, then you should contact the GP Practice you are registered with and ask for further information about how to register your objections. This should not affect the care and treatment you receive. See section on Patient Control of Information for further details