You may decide to send us your personal information via this website if you are seeking more information, or for other similar purposes. Your decision to disclose your personal data is entirely voluntary, and by doing so, you are providing us with specific consent to use your personal data only for the purposes for which you have disclosed it to us.
The NHC may access and use your Customer Data only for the purposes for which you have submitted it to us to (a) provide information to you, (b) make contact with you, (c) provide services to you, or (d) maintain the operations and security of the website and services we provide to you. We will not use your personal information for any other purposes, for example the communication of marketing material, unless we have your specific consent to do so.
We will at all times handle and store your personal data in accordance with industry best practice aligned with ISO27001, the international standard for information security. This includes the activities and procedures undertaken by our own personnel and the technical controls which we have implemented to prevent unauthorised access, compromise or theft of information from our applications, supporting computer systems and premises.
GDPR specifies a set of personal data categories which are considered to be “sensitive”, and which require special consideration by Data Controllers. This website, and any services available from this website, do not knowingly collect or process any sensitive personal data, and supporting Privacy Impact Assessments (also known as Data Protection Impact Assessments under GDPR) are available upon request from the The NHC’s Data Protection Officer (see Section 8).
This website, and any services available from this website, are not directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with their personal information without having parental consent, please contact the The NHC Data Protection Officer (see Section 9) immediately so that we can take appropriate action.
As prescribed within data protection regulations, you have several rights connected to the provision of your personal data to The NHC using this website. These include your rights to request that The NHC:
confirms to you what personal data it may hold about you, if any, and for what purposes
changes the consent which you have provided in relation to your personal data
corrects any inaccurate or incomplete personal data which may be held about you
provides you with a complete copy of your personal data for you to move elsewhere
stops processing your personal data, whilst an objection from you is being resolved
permanently erases all your personal data promptly, and confirms to you that it has done so (there may be reasons why we may be unable to do this)
To contact The NHC, please see Section 8 below.
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This website may include relevant hyperlinks to external websites not controlled by The NHC. Whilst all reasonable care has been exercised in selecting and providing any such links, you are advised to exercise caution before clicking any external links. We cannot guarantee the ongoing suitability of external links, nor do we continually verify the safety or security of the contents which may be provided to you. You are advised, therefore, that your use of external links is at your own risk and we cannot be responsible for any damages or consequences caused by your use of them.
The Data Protection Officer
Great North Road,