Privacy Notice – Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
1) Data Controller contact detailsFrome Medical Practice
Frome Medical Centre
Telephone: 01373 301301
2) Data Protection Officer contact detailsKevin Caldwell
GP Data Protection Officer
Telephone: 01935 384000
3) Purpose of the processing
Applicants & license holders have a legal duty to notify the DVLA of any injury or illness that would have a likely impact on driving ability.
GPs are obliged to notify the DVLA when fitness to drive requires notification but an individual cannot or will not notify the DVLA themselves, and if there is concern for road safety, which would be for both the individual and the wider public.
4) Lawful basis for processing
The following Article 6 and 9 conditions apply:
Article 6(1)(d) “processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person”
Article 9(2)(h) ‘necessary for the purposes of preventative or occupational medicine for the assessment of the working capacity of the employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or the management of health or social care systems and services...”
We will consider your rights established under UK case law collectively known as the “Common Law Duty of Confidentiality”*
5) Recipient or categories of recipients of the processed data
The Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
6) Rights to object
7) Right to access and correct
8) Retention period
Data retained in line with DVLA policies on storing identifiable data
9) Right to complain
You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office, you can use this link https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/ or calling their helpline Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate).
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