TyneHealth is a GP federation representing all 26 practices in North Tyneside. Together with our GP members, we deliver improved health care in the community to over 215,000 residents, closer to patients’ homes. We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 05927008.
TyneHealth takes your privacy rights very seriously and are committed to always protecting and respecting these rights. This Privacy and Cookies Policy sets out the way in which the personal information you provide to us (and the information collected by us) is handled, stored and processed.
TyneHealth is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office for data protection purposes (registration number Z1096290).
The majority of TyneHealth clinical services are delivered on behalf of practices within the North Tyneside area. Where this is the case, further information on use of this information can be found in the relevant practice’s privacy notice.
In addition all TyneHealth potential or existing staff will be provided with an Employee Privacy Notice.
We collect and use different types of information for different purposes. These include:
Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
We collect personal information from a number of different sources, including:
We may use your information for a number of different purposes. For each purpose we must have a “legal ground” to use your personal information in such a way. When the information that we process is classed as sensitive personal information/ special categories of personal information, we must have a specific, additional “legal ground” to process such information.
Generally we will rely on the following “legal grounds”, as appropriate:
Uses of your information which rely on some of the legal grounds detailed above include:
For more general information on how NHS and care services use your information, see our Transparency Statement below.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit to distinguish you from other users of the site. TyneHealth and its partners use technologies, such as cookies, and process personal data, such as IP addresses and cookie identifiers, to personalise ads and content based on your interests, measure the performance of ads and content, and derive insights about the audiences who saw ads and content.
TyneHealth will ask for your consent to the use of this technology and the processing of your personal data for these purposes when you visit the TyneHealth website. You can change your mind and change your consent choices at any time by returning to the site through the privacy dashboard.
You will be able to set your consent preferences and determine how you want your data to be used on the website and you will also be able to set consent preferences for each individual third-party company.
Any changes we may make to our Privacy and Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on this page, so please check from time to time to see if there are any changes.