To community pharmacies: how we use your data

We process your personal data (as well as your community pharmacy data), for example, your name, address, contact details and appropriate information for payment of the levy, to:

Represent and support you, as provided by the LPC constitution
• providing information to you on, for example, training events, news, services, regulatory issues, best practice and patient safety;
• providing your details, as appropriate, to NHS England, NHS Business Services Authority, Primary Care Support England, Commissioners of NHS services, the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, those who assist management of the LPC and other organisations for mutual support and advice.

We hold your information for as long as advised by the NHS or, if you are with a community pharmacy or connected with a contractor in Surrey and Sussex, or for a longer period if you request us to do so for a specific reason, (to assist us in assuring this is the case, please ensure you or your pharmacy advise us of any changes as soon as possible).

You have a right to a copy of the information we hold about you, generally without charge. You may seek to correct any inaccurate information. For further information or to make a request, please contact us using the details below.

We process your personal data in the performance of a task in the public interest, for the provision of healthcare and treatment and for health data, for the management of healthcare systems. An appropriate person is responsible for the confidentiality of your data. You may object to us holding your information. You may also lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF, also see


Your information is stored on our servers located in the United Kingdom. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and use lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your personal information against unauthorised access and disclosure.


We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we may amend this at any time by posting the amended version our website. If you have any questions, comments or require further information about this policy, please contact:

James Wood
Chief Executive Officer
Community Pharmacy Surrey & Sussex
The White House, 18 Church Street, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8BB

This privacy policy was last updated on the 8th May 2018