Dr Holmes is committed to meeting all relevant obligations relating to this website that apply under the Data Protection Act of 1998 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. He will strive to observe the law in all collection and processing of subject data and will meet any subject access request in compliance with the law. He will only use data in ways relevant to carrying out its legitimate purposes and functions in a way that is not prejudicial to the interests of individuals. He will take due care in the collection and storage of any sensitive data. He will do his utmost to keep all data accurate, timely and secure. You may request a copy of any data held relating to you by sending him an email or a written request. Likewise, you may request to have any and all of your data deleted, by email or written request.

This website complies with ISO27001/9001 with regard to data harvest and data transfer. Dr Holmes is the Data Protection Officer (DPO) for this website and he is registered with the ICO. He may collect technical data about the type of Internet browser and computer operating system that you use. This information does not identify you as an individual and is used only for tracking of site use. A “cookie” may be placed on your hard drive that will help Dr Holmes to identify you when you return to the site and allow him to tailor content to your personal preferences. If you do not wish to use “cookies” you may disable this option in your Internet browser settings. “Cookies” can be removed from your computer.

By accessing the website, you agree that the Dr Barry Holmes cookie policy will apply whenever you access the website on any device.

Any changes to this policy will be posted here. Dr Holmes reserves the right to vary this cookie policy from time to time and such changes shall become effective as soon as they are posted. Your continued use of Dr Barry Holmes’ website constitutes your agreement to all such changes.

Great care is taken to guard the security of your personal data and any details you provide us with over the Internet. Any data you enter is encrypted using a ‘Secure Socket Layer’ (SSL) session. SSL is an industry-standard security device and a way to ensure Internet messages are not intercepted.