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Privacy Policy

Independent Vetcare Ltd, trading as Abbey Veterinary Clinics (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By engaging with our Practices to provide veterinary services or visiting www.abbeyvets.co, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, the data controller is Independent Vetcare Ltd of The Chocolate Factory, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 2AU.

Information categories we may use

We may collect and process the following data about you

 

 

 

We may collect and process the following data about you

In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this website. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them. We may also receive information about you when your pet is referred to us from another practice.


How we use your information

We process your data to provide the services and products defined in our Terms and Conditions. Our legal basis for processing this data falls into one of the following categories:

We may share the information about you defined above with certain third parties, to enable us to provide the products and services defined in our Terms and Conditions. These include payment processors, insurers, indemnity providers and other professional and legal advisors, debt recovery agencies, referrals to other vets or specialist clinics and labs or other providers who support us in providing services to your pet.

We will retain information about you for as long as we have a legitimate business interest to do so. After this your information will be securely destroyed where possible or at least anonymised where destruction is technically impossible.

Securing your information

We understand the importance of keeping your information safe and secure, and we use a range of technical and organisational measures to achieve this. We only allow access to your information to those who have a legitimate business need to do so, and under strict confidentiality. We have processes in place to deal with potential breaches to information security, and these include communication to you and our regulators where we are legally required to do so.

Your Rights

Under the GDPR you have the following rights over your information:

If you contact us to exercise any of these rights we may ask for information about you to positively identify you and verify your request is valid.

You can contact us at contact@independentvetcare.co.uk