Your data. Your Privacy.
Adia Health is a business which provides information on physical and mental health to empower women to navigate their reproductive health. Adia is a business focused on matters about which people are understandably incredibly sensitive. We therefore take data privacy and ethics seriously. All data is handled in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act and Information Commissioner’s Guidelines. Any data you give to Adia will be treated as confidential. The only exception will be if there is a risk of serious harm to you or others.Otherwise, we will not share your personal data with any third party advertiser or marketer, unless expressly authorised by you. When analysing data for research purposes, we will anonymise records to prevent the identification of individuals. If we discuss case studies of people’s experiences, we will always anonymise names, places and any other markers from which they might be identified.
We only obtain personal data from you directly. We do not source additional data from a third party. Your personal data will be used to provide the Adia service. We therefore lawfully process your data because your provide consent for us to process their personal data for a specific purpose (ie. providing the service). Part of our service is providing information on physical and mental health, we may therefore pass on information to our medical experts. You will not be personally identifiable. Nevertheless, we will always get your consent first.
We will hold your data for as long as you are engaged with the service, and an additional ten years. This is so that if you decide to re-engage with our service we already have your records. Once the ten years has passed, we will anonymise your data for research purposes. We are committed to contributing to improving the knowledge base about women’s reproductive health.
You have a number of rights in relation to your personal data, under the General Data Protection Regulation. You have the right to opt out of our email/ post communication at anytime, and there will always be instructions on how to do so on any communication from us. You have the right to contact us either to access what personal data we hold on you, to request inaccurate data is rectified and to request that the use of your personal data is limited. You also have the right for your personal data to be permanently deleted. You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you think there is a problem with the way we are handing your data. Our data controller is Rose Acton.