General Data Protection Act - GDPR
The current Data Protection Act will be replaced on the 25th May 2018 with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Due to these new changes in the law we now require to gain your consent to contact you by text messaging.
As you know we currently send text messages to you to remind you of appointments, information on public holidays and healthcare information. In order for us to comply with the law, we have started to send out text messages asking if you wish to OPTIN or OPTOUT of receiving text messages from us. We would appreciate it if you would respond to this message.
If you do not respond to the message you will be automatically opted out as of the 25th May 2018.
If you have OPTEDOUT and have now decided you would like to receive messages from us please contact the surgery and we will update your records.
PLEASE INFORM US OF ANY CHANGES TO YOUR CONTACT DETAILS.
Please note that under 16 years will not receive any text messages from us. There is to be changes in the law with regards to over 13 years receiving information. We will update you as information becomes available.
For further details regarding GPDR see below link