PRIVACY POLICY

1. This website is owned and operated by Dr Akshay Bhanshaly. This privacy policy describes any collection, use, transfer or disclosure of personally identifiable information obtained through this website and/or other methods.

2. This website is hosted by third party service providers on servers located in the USA. By using this website or submitting any personal information to Dr Akshay Bhanshaly, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

3. Personal information is gathered and managed by Dr Akshay Bhanshaly in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR. Necessary means have been taken to keep all personal information up to date with a view to managing data appropriately to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of a client’s personal information.

4. The client engages with the practitioner, Dr Akshay Bhanshaly, for the purposes of improvement to health, lifestyle and wellness. Visitors to the website and clients will provide Dr Akshay Bhanshaly with personal data in the following ways:

  • By booking through this website
  • Via email or by telephone
  • During a consultation which may include a remote consultation online (via Microsoft Teams, Zoom or Skype) or telephone
  • By completing health-related questionnaires if a consultation is booked.
  • By submitting copies of blood results if a consultation is booked.
  • By signing a terms of engagement form if a consultation is agreed.
  • By taking credit card and online payment.

5. Any clinical notes and written records made by Dr Akshay Bhanshaly are encrypted and password protected. Clinical notes which have been made electronically will also be anonymised and any potential identifiers kept to a minimum. 

6. All clinical information relating to an individual’s personal medical history is strictly confidential. The exception to this is if for any circumstances there is a risk of serious harm to the client or to others. 

7. Your contact details will only be used for contacting you in connection with any appointment enquiry or any other request you have made. Contact may be made so that you may receive any health-related material which may be of relevance to you including blogs and articles written by Dr Akshay Bhanshaly. You are free to opt out at any time. 

8. Dr Akshay Bhanshaly will never sell or transfer your contact details on to third parties, except when required to do so by law.

9. By making an appointment enquiry or an alternative query via email or phone you give Dr Akshay Bhanshaly consent to contact you via the details provided. Full details of commitment to confidentiality and best practice are issued to every client prior to a first meeting in the Disclosure Statement. 

10. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service by Google (www.google.com/policies/privacy). Information about your use of this website is collected via cookies and transferred to and stored on servers of Google.

11. If Dr Akshay Bhanshaly holds your contact details, you have the right to find out what those details are, to have your details updated or corrected, or to have them removed from the database. Please email enquiries@drbhanshaly.com, and your request will be actioned following legal and ethical consideration.

12. This Privacy Policy does not affect any rights you may have under data protection legislation.

Should you have any queries regarding the above please contact enquiries@drbhanshaly.com