Privacy Policy

If you are a user with general public access, the Access Therapies Fife web logs a number called your IP address which is automatically recognised by the system.

The system will record personal information if you:

  • subscribe to or apply for services that require personal information,
  • contact us and leave your details for us to respond.

We employ cookie technology to help log visitors to our web site. A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a web site and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory. The information collected is used for the administration of the server and to improve the service provided by the web site. You can reject the use of cookies but you may be asked for information again, e.g. to participate in a survey.

This statement only covers Access Therapies Fife website maintained by us, and does not cover other web sites linked from our site.

To allow us to provide our services to you we collect and store your name, address, phone number, email address and details of your GP as well as any additional information you have provided when making a self-referral.

NHS Fife has an Information Governance Framework that includes a Data Protection Policy and a set of Information Security policies. These define our commitments and responsibilities to your privacy.

The data we collect is stored securely and we provide training to staff who handle personal information and treat it as a disciplinary matter if they misuse or do not look after your personal information properly.

We will not keep your information longer than it is needed or where the law states how long this should be kept. We will dispose of paper records or delete any electronic personal information in a secure way.

No information will be passed to any third parties/employers (excluding GPs where appropriate)

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