This policy describes how we, Worcestershire Pharmacy Services Ltd, aim to repay the trust you have shown by sharing your personal information with us. We are a distance selling pharmacy in the UK, registered with and regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council.
We run our website at Worcestershirepharmacy.co.uk (our site) and provide pharmacy services.
Our registered address is:
Worcestershire Pharmacy Services Ltd
Top Barn Business Centre
Unit 16 K&L
You can phone us on 01905 783 233 or email us from our website at worcestershirepharmacy.co.uk.
What personal information we collect and how we use it?
We will only use the information we collect about you as allowed by law (in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679).
We collect information about you to endeavour to operationally and safely:
The type of information we will collect about you when you place an order or register on our site includes the following.
We will never collect sensitive information about you without your permission. We will keep the information we hold about you accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by visiting your account or emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies, we will delete or correct them. We will hold your personal information securely, in line with our internal security policy and the law. We will not transfer or sell your information. We may use technology to track how people use our site. If you have any questions or comments about privacy, email us at worcestershirepharmacy.co.uk
We will only keep your personal information for as long as we need it for the purposes we collected it for, including for the purpose of meeting any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.
To decide how long we should keep any particular information, we consider:
When you place an order, we need to know your name, contact details including registered UK address and email address, the delivery address and in relation any transaction involving the supply or issue of medication your Registered GP details. This allows us to process, select, dispense and dispatch your order, and for us to tell you the status of your order. We may also ask for your phone number so that we can contact you urgently if there is a problem with your order.
If you want to use our NHS-prescription service, we will need to know whether you pay for your NHS prescriptions and, if not, the reason why not. We will also collect information about your existing medical conditions and any medication your doctor has prescribed for you. We will use this information to look after your healthcare, and we may have to contact you in certain circumstances that are relevant to your ongoing care (for example, sending you reminders about repeat prescriptions). We may also collect information about when you are next going to visit your doctor so we can help you manage your repeat prescriptions.
Your email address
We will use your email address to communicate with you about your medication.
You can ask us in writing for a copy of all the personal information we hold about you. We must respond to your request within one calendar month. We will not charge you for a printed copy of the information.
You will need to give enough information for us to identify you (for example, your full name, address and date of birth). You will need to provide ID (for example, your passport, full driving licence, or credit card or debit card) before we send you any information. Under the General Data Protection Regulations, you have the following rights concerning your personal information.
For more information on these rights, go to ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights.
Physical and electronic security
We have designed our site to protect the information we collect from unauthorised access. We protect your private information by following appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures. To further protect your security, we also take reasonable steps to confirm your identity before we give you access to your account or allow you to make changes to your personal details. We are committed to protecting your privacy and have security measures in place to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information.
Improving our service
We will never sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. To better tailor our services to our customers' needs, we use non-identifying general information to help us make decisions on how to improve our services. We also share this general information with our advertisers and other interested, reputable parties we have a formal business relationship with. For example, we may tell advertisers which areas of our site are visited the most by customers or, more specifically, how many customer types have visited certain web pages. However, we do not give advertisers information that identifies individual customers. We also do not use or share identifiable information given to us in any other way without giving our customers the choice to opt out.
Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer's or devices hard drive through your web browser, to enable our systems to recognise you and provide features. The help menu in most common browsers will tell you how to:
Social media plug-ins
Social media ‘plug-ins’ for Facebook and Twitter gather information for tracking purposes. This includes the ability to track a user across devices for advertising purposes, in line with the terms of each social-media platform.
We will not pass your information to any third parties. You can ask us to stop sending you any information about us and our services by emailing us at Worcestershirepharmacy.co.uk