Subject access requests

The Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR provides the following rights for individuals;


The right to be informed:

  • We meet this by providing you with a Privacy Notice, it tells you:
  • about our commitment to meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act
  • why we collect information about you
  • what information we collect about you
  • in what format your information is held
  • the legal basis for collecting information about you
  • how your information is used
  • how we keep your information safe
  • when we might share information about you
  • your rights
  • how this affects you

The right of access:

You have the right to make a written request to either view or request a copy of your health records

The right to rectification:

You have the right to have inaccurate information about you corrected or removed

The right to erasure (Right to be forgotten):

You have the right to have certain personal information about you erased

The right to restrict processing:

You have the right to request that your personal information is only used for restricted purposes

The right to data portability:

You have the right to ask for the personal information you have made available to us to be transferred to you or a third party in machine-readable formats

The right to object:

  • *where our processing is based on the performance of a task carried out in the public interest
  • *where the processing is necessary for our or a third party’s legitimate interests, or for direct marketing

Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling:

*You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing

Please note:

*Pioneer Wound Healing & Lymphoedema Centres does not process your data in this way.

You have the Rights detailed above, however certain exceptions will apply; if exceptions apply to your request then we will explain them to you

To make a request we ask that you complete the following forms:

The right of access:

Subject Access Request: Health Records

Subject Access Request: Surveillance Camera Data form and guidance

Rights to Rectification / Erasure / Restricted Processing / Data Transfer / Object:

Rights of Data Subject Request Form