Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement (“Statement”) describes how Dr. James Pimm collects, stores and uses Personal Information in the context of visitors to the Dr. James Pimm website at http://drpimm.com.

In this Statement, we use the terms “we”, “us”, and “our” (and other similar terms) to refer to Dr. James Pimm as owner of this website and who will be the data controller as prescribed in the entity’s local law (the “Data Controller”).

“Personal information” shall mean any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

“Identifiable natural person” is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors.

“You” and “your” (and other similar terms) to refer website visitors.

Your rights in relation to the data and how to exercise them

You are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of your Personal and Confidential Information and to be informed of the contents and origin, verify its accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified according to the provisions of local law.

You also have the right to request erasure, anonymization or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data.

You also have a right free of charge to object on legitimate ground to the processing of your Personal and Confidential Information and to object to the processing of your Personal and Confidential Information for marketing purpose.

To exercise such rights and if you have any questions about how we collect, store and use Personal and Confidential Information, then please contact us using the details provided below:

Write to us:
In relation to the website to:  Dr. James Pimm, 10 Melbourne Avenue, Wokingham, RG41 5EL.
Or, e-mail: jaypimm@gmail.com

What Personal Information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following Personal and Confidential Information:

  •  If you are a patient: We may collect, store and use your contact details, copies of your application, pictures that you have sent to us, as well as any references provided or obtained, for the purposes of processing your application and for medical references.
  • If you are a website visitor: We may collect, store and use certain, limited information relating to your use of our website, if you have accepted the relevant cookies, for the purposes of better understanding the types of visitors who browse our website and improving our website offering. Other than information you choose to submit voluntarily to receive communications from us, the information we collect about website visitors does not enable any visitor to be individually identified, is processed only in anonymised, aggregated form, and will only be used for website analytics purposes as described in the section entitled “Website cookies” below.

We collect your Personal and Confidential Information through various means, including via our website (including our on-line job application facility), through e-mail correspondence, through direct contact (for example at events).

The provision of your Personal and Confidential Information to us is optional – save for the case in which the law requires that this is provided (e.g. to enable us to comply with anti-money laundering regulation) in which case the provision of such data is mandatory and failure to provide the same may result in our inability to provide you with the services requested and subject you to administrative fines.

How will we use your Personal Information?

We use the Personal Information that we collect for the following purposes:

  • For contact and communication purposes: We may use your contact information and preferences to send you legal updates that we may circulate from time to time, news about any events we are organising or participating in, and/or other information about us and the services that we provide. We will only contact you in accordance with the contact preferences that you have specified. You can specify your contact preferences when registering online to receive communications from us (for example, through the Dr. James Pimm website) or by subsequently advising us of your contact preferences using the contact details provided above.
  • For recruitment and selection purposes: If you apply for a position with Dr. James Pimm, we will use your Personal and Confidential Information to process your job application and for general recruitment and selection purposes. If you are successfully recruited, the Personal and Confidential Information you provide will be stored on your personnel file.
  • For website analytics purposes: If you have accepted the relevant cookies, we may collect, store and use certain, limited information relating to your use of the Dr. James Pimm website for the purposes of better understanding the types of visitors who browse our website and improving our website offering. Other than information you choose to submit voluntarily to receive communications from Dr. James Pimm, the information we collect about website visitors does not enable any visitor to be individually identified, is processed only in anonymised, aggregated form, and will only be used for website analytics purposes as described in the section entitled “Website cookies” below.

The processing operations connected with your Personal Information are only handled by authorised subjects or by persons appointed for the maintenance of the website.

Disclosures required by law or regulation:

In certain circumstances, please note that we may be required to disclose Personal and Confidential Information under applicable law or regulation, including to law enforcement agencies or in connection with proposed or actual legal proceedings.

How we look after your Personal Information

Personal Information may be processed by either automated or manual methods.
We have in place appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your Personal Information against unauthorised or unlawful use, and against accidental loss, damage or destruction.

We put in place strict confidentiality agreements (including data protection obligations) with our third-party service providers.

Website cookies

The Dr. James Pimm website uses Google Analytics for website analytics purposes – meaning that we use them to see how many visitors come to our website, the pages that generate interest and the links that visitors most often click on (amongst other things). This means we also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners: for more information see here. Google Analytics uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your computer that store certain limited information about you. The cookies we use do not enable any website visitor to be individually identified and will only be used for website analytics purposes.

In addition, the coding language the Dr. James Pimm website is written in uses session cookies. These are deleted each time you close your browser. These cookies do not store any information about the visitor once the browser is closed.
For more information about cookies, we recommend that you visit www.allaboutcookies.org

You were given the opportunity to consent to our using cookies as you entered our site (to get this far, you have already either consented or opted out of their use). If you have opted out, we only store one permanent ‘compliance’ cookie which tells us that you want to opt out of use of any other cookies.

If you opted out then we have switched off all of them except our functional cookies which are needed to make the site run correctly. However, if you wish to do so, you can change your browser settings to reject cookies. As the means by which you can do this varies from browser to browser, please visit your web browser’s “Help” menu for further details. Please note that, should you choose to refuse cookies, this might impair some of the functionality of the Dr. James Pimm website.

The cookies that we use on the site are:

Analytics cookies
“_ga” is a Google Analytics cookie – It’s used to collect information about how visitors use the site. The information is collected anonymously, and used to report on the number of visitors to the site, where they have come from, and the pages they have visited. You can find out more info on Universal Analytics here.

Compliance cookies
These cookies allow us to know whether or not you have given consent to the use of cookies and therefore do not need to be presented with this message again. This is a permanent cookie.

Updates to this Policy

This Policy was last updated on 12th November 2018. Please note that for legal, business or operational reasons we may from time to time update this Policy. We will highlight any material changes that we make to this Policy on the Dr. James Pimm website.

Links to other websites

The Dr. James Pimm website may link to other, unaffiliated third-party websites. Please note that Dr. James Pimm is not, and cannot, control or be responsible for the content or privacy and confidentiality practices of any third-party websites. You must always carefully review the privacy and confidentiality policy of any third-party website that you may visit in order to understand how the operators of that website may collect, store and use your personal and confidential information.


Reviewed 12th November 2018