Patient Communications Privacy Notice


This Practice will contact patients at times in relation to services, feedback and new initiatives in the area that they have registered an interest in.

We collect and store information that has been received directly from you when you have consented to this process. We may share information with the following organisations with your explicit consent or when the law allows. You have the right to object to your identifiable information being used or shared for this purpose. Please speak to the Practice if you no longer wish to have your data used or be contacted by the Practice in future.


1. Controller Contact Details

  • The Gardens Surgery, The Gardens, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9QU
  • 0208 693 4715
  • Controller - Dr B Atalar

2. Data Protection Officer (DPO) Contact Details


3. Purpose of the Sharing

  • Public Tasks

4. Lawfulness Conditions

The lawful justifications for the processing and possible sharing of this data are:

  • Article 6(1)(a) "the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes".

5. Recipient or Categories of Recipients of the Shared Data

The data will not be shared without your explicit consent or when the law allows.


6. Rights to Object

You do not have to consent to the Practice being able to contact you. You can change your mind and withdraw your consent at any time. Contact the Controller for more information.


7. Right to Access and Correct

You have the right to access any identifiable data that is being shared and have any inaccuracies corrected.


8. Retention Period

The data will be retained for the period as specified in the national records retention schedule.


9. Right to Complain

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office online or by calling their helpline: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate).

There are National Offices for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.