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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Opal Dental Locums (hereafter referred to as “Agency”) collects, uses, stores and shares personal data in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and any other applicable data protection legislation.


Purpose of Data Collection

The purpose of collecting personal data is to provide locum placement services and to communicate with locums and clients. The personal data collected may include name, address, email, telephone number, qualifications, and work experience.


Legal Basis for Processing

The legal basis for processing personal data is consent, contract, or legal obligation, as appropriate.


Collection and Use of Personal Data

Agency collects personal data from locums, dental practices and clients in order to provide locum placement services. This data is used to provide locum placement services, to communicate with locums and clients, and to comply with legal obligations.


Data Storage and Security

Agency stores personal data securely, taking into account the sensitivity of the information and implementing appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal data. This includes regular reviews of our security measures and training for our employees on data protection.


Cookies and Tracking Technologies

The Agency may use cookies or other tracking technologies to improve the user experience and to understand how the website is being used. The Agency will inform users about the use of cookies and other tracking technologies, and will obtain consent where required by law.


International Data Transfers

If personal data is transferred outside the EU, the Agency ensures an adequate level of protection through the use of standard contractual clauses or by ensuring that the recipient is certified under the Privacy Shield framework. Data subjects have the right to obtain a copy of the appropriate safeguards in place.


Sharing of Personal Data

Agency may share personal data with dental practices, clients and other relevant third parties for the purpose of providing locum placement services. We will only share the minimum amount of personal data necessary for the purpose and will ensure that appropriate contracts and agreements are in place to protect the security of personal data.


Third-Party Service Providers

The Agency may use third-party service providers to process personal data on its behalf. These service providers are subject to strict confidentiality obligations and are only permitted to process personal data in accordance with the Agency's instructions. Data subjects have the right to obtain a copy of the appropriate safeguards in place.


Retention of Personal Data

Agency will retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, or as required by law. After this time, the personal data will be securely deleted or destroyed.


Data Subject Rights

Data subjects have the right to access, rectify, erase or restrict the processing of their personal data, as well as the right to data portability and the right to object to the processing of their personal data. Data subjects also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if they believe that their rights have been violated.


Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data by Agency, please contact us at


Changes to the Privacy Policy

Agency reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time. If any significant changes are made, we will inform you by placing a prominent notice on our website.


Data Breaches

In the event of a data breach that poses a risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, the Agency will promptly notify the relevant supervisory authority, as well as affected individuals if necessary. Agency will also keep records of all data breaches, regardless of whether they are reportable to a supervisory authority.


Age Limit

Agency does not knowingly collect or process personal data from children under the age of 16. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from a child under the age of 16, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.



By using our website and providing us with personal data, you consent to the collection, use, storage, and sharing of your personal data as described in this privacy policy. If you do not agree to this privacy policy, please do not use our website or provide us with any personal data.


Effective Date

This privacy policy is effective as of 07/02/23.

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