Privacy policy

Dear Patient
Below you can read the clinic’s privacy policy for patient care. When you are a patient at the clinic, we need to register and use certain information about you.
Becktor Dental ApS is committed to protecting your privacy. When using this website, you may be asked to provide information by which you can be identified, but you can be assured it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may collect the following information:
• First name
• Last name
• Date of Birth
• Telephone number
• Mobile telephone number
• Email address
• Address
• Past and current medical & dental history
• Name of your GP
• X-rays, clinical photographs and study models
• Treatment plans & correspondence regarding treatment we have provided or proposed plus its costs
• Notes of conversations or incidents that might occur for which a record needs to be kept
• Consent of treatment

We have a duty to do this, respectively to comply to Danish law: Autorisationsloven, Jour-nalføringsbekendtgørelsen and Sundhedsloven.
The information that we register and process about you, is stored safely, as well as we have a duty of confidentiality. The disclosure of information about your health conditions can, where necessary, be exchanged internally at the clinic, whereas the disclosure of health information to persons, etc. Outside the clinic as a starting point only can happen with your consent, cf. chapter 9 of the health act (Sundhedsloven).
Some of the information we register about you is used for settlement purposes. This is necessary to be able to make a payment for the clinic’s treatment of you, eg via your region, municipality or an insurance company.
The clinic is obliged to keep your journal until 10 years have after your last have been in contact with the clinic. If you choose to change the dentist, we will transfer your journal to your new dentist, who will then take over the duty to keep your journal. In special cases, which are described in the executive order from the ministry of health (journalføringsbekendtgørelsen), we are obliged to keep your journal for longer than described above.
Information about you that the clinic stores for use for settlement purposes is stored for as long as this is required typically 5 years. Information about you for settlement purposes is registered based on Art. 6 no. 1, points b and f (until May 25, 2018, the information is recorded because of the General Data Protection Regulation section 6 (1), no. 2 and no. 7)

You are always entitled to access the information that the clinic registers and processes about you. If you believe we have recorded incorrect information about you, please ask us to correct the in-formation. We must not delete information in your journal, but if you believe there is an error in the journal, please ask us to add an addition to your comments.
Should you wish to complain about the clinic’s processing of your personal data, you can appeal to the Danish Data Protection Agency, for which you can find more information on www.datatilsynet.dk.
It is the agency for personal data safety, which supervises the rules in health legislation. You can find more information about the danish agency for patient safety at www.stps.dk.