Note: where the company is referred to as ‘Shire’ this covers both Shire Homecare Services Limited, Shire Healthcare Services Limited and any affiliated companies.
When Shire Homecare Service and/or Healthcare Services processes your personal data, we are required to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”) up to and including 24 May 2018, and from 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (“GDPR”) (the DPA and GDPR are together referred to as the “Data Protection Legislation”).
Your personal data includes all the information we hold that identifies you or is about you. For example, your name, email address, postal address, date of birth, location data and in some cases opinions that we document about you, as well as special categories of data including, but not limited to, medical and health records and information about your religious beliefs, ethnic origin and race, sexual orientation and political views.
Everything we do with your personal data counts as processing it, including collecting, storing, amending, transferring and deleting it. We are therefore required to comply with the Data Protection Legislation to make sure that your information is properly protected and used appropriately.