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Privacy Notice

Abbey Chiropractic ("us", "we", or "our") operates (the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.


What is a Privacy Notice? - Under data protection law you, as a patient of Abbey Chiropractic or Stowmarket Chiropractic, have specific rights. To communicate these rights to you in a clear and concise manner, we are providing you with this privacy notice.

Who we are - We are Abbey Chiropractic Clinic, 6 Glastonbury Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2EX telephone number 01284 706570 email and Stowmarket Chiropractic, 7 Stowupland Road, Stowmarket, IP14 5AG telephone number 01449 612620 email . For the purposes of processing your personal data we are the Controller.

The Personal data we process and what we do with it - We record and use the following categories of personal data which include: name, address, telephone numbers, date of birth and health data relevant to treating you at our clinics. Our lawful basis for storing and using this data is contract and we are allowed to store and use your health data as we are a recognised health care provider.

Sharing your personal data - We only share your personal data with your explicit consent, where, for example we refer you to your GP or consultant, or when we need to have your x-rays analysed.

Retaining your personal data - We will retain your data for a period of 8 years after your last treatment as this is a requirement of a registered Chiropractor in the UK.

Your Rights - As we process your personal data, you have certain rights. These are a right of access, a right of rectification, a right of erasure and a right to restrict processing.

Data Breaches - Should your personal data that we control be lost, stolen or otherwise breached, where this constitutes a high risk to your rights and freedoms, we will contact you without delay. We will give you the contact details of the Data Protection Officer who is dealing with the breach, explain to you the nature of the breach and the steps we are taking to deal with it.

Should you wish to complain - You can contact the Scottish Chiropractic Association if you have any concerns about or wish to make a complaint about the way we are processing your data.

Automated decision making and profiling - We do not use any system which uses automated decision making or profiling in respect of your personal data.

How we obtained your data - Your personal data has been collected directly from you, via our new patient registration form and health information given to the chiropractor.