Privacy Regulations of Acupuncture Physician Practice Tjiong


Your personal data and your privacy in Acupunctuurarts Praktijk Tjiong


The AVG is the new law for the protection of privacy and personal data. Under this Act, an organization that works with personal data has certain obligations and the person to whom the data belong are has certain rights. In addition to this general law, specific rules apply to privacy in healthcare. These rules are stated, among other things, in the Medical Treatment Contracts Act (WGBO). This privacy policy is intended to inform you about your rights and our obligations that apply under the AVG and the WGBO.

Acupuncture doctor Practice Tjiong and Mindful Health care

In our practice, various personal data of you can be processed. This is necessary to treat you medically well and necessary for the financial settlement of the treatment. In addition, processing may be necessary for, for example, combating serious danger to your health or for complying with a legal obligation (for example, the mandatory reporting of an infectious disease on the basis of the Public Health Act).

The duties of the Acupuncture doctor Practice Tjiong and Mindful Health care

Acupuncture doctor Practice According to the AVG, Tjiong is responsible for the processing of personal data that takes place in practice. The practice that follows from this is as follows:

 Your data is collected for specific purposes:

 for care provision;

 for effective management and policy;

 In principle no processing takes place for other purposes.

 You will be informed of the fact that your personal data will be processed. This can be done by your healthcare provider, but also via a folder or via our website.

 All employees within Acupunctuurarts Praktijk Tjiong have committed themselves to confidentiality with your personal data.

 Your personal data is well protected against unauthorized access.

 Your personal data will not be kept longer than is necessary for proper care.

For medical data, this storage period is in principle 15 years (from the last treatment), unless longer storage is necessary, for example for the health of yourself or your children. This is at the discretion of the practitioner.

Your rights as a data subject:

You have the following rights:

 The right to know if and which personal data of yours are being processed.

 The right to inspect and copy these data (in so far as the privacy of another person is not harmed).

 The right to correct, supplement or delete data if necessary.

 The right to request (partial) destruction of your medical data. This can only be accommodated if the retention of the data is not of considerable importance for another person and the data must not be retained on the basis of a statutory regulation.

 The right to add your own statement (of medical nature) to your file.

 The right to oppose the processing of your data in certain cases.

If you wish to make use of your rights, you can make this known orally by means of an application form to Acupunctuurarts Praktijk Tjiong. Your interests can also be represented by a representative (such as a written representative, or your curator or mentor).

Explanation of the application form

You must take into account that medical data under the law (WGBO) will in principle be stored for a maximum of fifteen years. You help us to look up your file and protect your privacy if you complete the form as completely as possible. The information you have entered will be handled strictly confidentially by us. Acupuncture doctor Practice Tjiong is not responsible for errors in mail delivery. If you prefer to collect the file personally, or by an authorized representative, you can indicate this on the form.

Patient data

You should state the details of the person who is dealing with the medical file. The Medical Convention Act (WBGO) regards the patient as an adult from the age of 16. Young people from 16 years old who want access to a copy of their medical file must submit the application themselves. If the patient is no longer alive, the provision of the medical data is permitted if it can be assumed that the deceased would not have objected to this or if there are serious interests to break the care provider’s duty of confidentiality. This decision lies with the healthcare provider.

Provision of your personal data to third parties

The employees of Acupunctuurarts Praktijk Tjiong have the obligation to treat your personal data confidentially. This means, for example, that the healthcare provider needs your explicit consent for the provision of your personal data. There are, however, some exceptions to this rule. On the basis of a statutory regulation, the duty of care can be breached by the healthcare provider, but also when there is a serious danger to your health or that of a third party. Moreover, recorded data can be exchanged, if necessary, verbally, in writing or digitally with other healthcare providers (for example, the pharmacist who processes a prescription and thus receives information from the general practitioner).

Data exchange

Question or complaint

Do you have a question or a complaint? For example, with whom we share data or how we treat your medical data? Then your doctor will be happy to discuss this with you.

Application form for (changing) your medical data

You can request an application form for perusal, copy, correction or destruction of your medical data. We will send this form to you about the email. We ask you to print out the application form, to fill it in and to bring it to the practice yourself and to bring your proof of identity so that we can verify your identity.

Acupuncture doctor Practice Tjiong and Mindful Health Care