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Professional, Friendly Podiatry & Chiropody Services


Tel: 01263 711011


Your call may be recorded for quality or training purposes.

Holt Foot Clinic Ltd

Gill Simmons

Bsc (Hons) Podiatrist

HCPC registered

HCPC Logo College of Podiatry

Information we monitor about visitors to our website

During any visit to our site, the pages you see, along with a short text file called a ‘cookie’, are downloaded to your computer. Many websites do this because cookies facilitate useful features such as the ability to identify whether a user has successfully logged into the site or to find out whether the computer (and probably its user) has visited the website before. Cookies help to deliver a more-user friendly and improved website experience.

Google Analytics

When someone visits our website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard Internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Privacy Policy

Customer Notice: General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 1.5.18


 New Data Protection Laws are being instigated on 25 May 2018.  To comply Holt Foot Clinic Limited (HFCL) need to make you aware of why and what happens to the information HFCL collects.


Gill Simmons, Practice owner, is the Data Protection Officer for HFCL.


HFCL will be utilising the following articles to be allowed to collect the data.


Article 6, Lawfulness- 6C Legal requirement Article 6(3) requires that the legal obligation must be laid down by UK or EU law. Recital 41 confirms that this does not have to be an explicit statutory obligation, as long as the application of the law is foreseeable to those individuals subject to it. So it includes clear common law obligations.”


Article 9, Special Category Data- 9H “processing is necessary for the purposes of preventive 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 on the basis of Union or Member State law or pursuant to contract with a health professional. “


Please be aware HFCL stores information about you and your treatments.  This information is now held on an encrypted secure server with our provider.  The information is stored for 7 years after you have ceased treatment, and then deleted, by legal requirement of medical records.  If you are a longstanding client, there will be paper notes which are held securely in locked filing cabinets.  After 7 years has elapsed after your last treatment the paperwork is incinerated.


The information we collect remains strictly confidential, and is not divulged to any other person without your prior permission; this will only be when you need to be referred to another… …..Continued from page 1. ….health professional for further medical interventions and investigations.  


Telephone calls


Please be aware that phone calls to Holt Foot Clinic Limited may be answered by Real Time Reception on our behalf.  


Real Time Reception do not have access to the medical part of your records and will not share your personal data.


Please note all calls are recorded and stored for 3 months and then deleted.  All stored data is password protected.

Website Cookies


On My Doorstep (OMD) run HFCL website.  They only use Google Analytics cookies


Google Analytics


When someone visits www.holtfootclinic.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


All the forms of information held about you is confidential.  Information does not travel outside the European Union, but is held in an encrypted server in London.  However, if you believe your data has been breached by us you may contact the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) to complain.  If HFCL believe your information has been breached and there is a high risk to freedom, financial loss, reputation damage, confidentiality loss, or significant other economic or social disadvantage, then we will report it to the ICO and yourself within 72 hours.