We provide a full range of optical services to support you with all your eye health needs. From our shop in Sherwood we carry out eye examinations, offer retinal photography, make prescription glasses and sunglasses and offer repairs, fitting and adjustments. We are specialists in children's eyecare too and if you can’t make it to us, we’ll even a carry out a home visit service.
Regular eye tests are important for your vision and overall eye health but can also help with early identification of other health conditions. We carry out eye examinations in our practice for NHS and private patients of all ages.
Prescription glasses and sunglasses
We have a range of designer frames to suit everyone. We’ll help you choose the perfect frame or order them in from suppliers for you to try out. We make them up in our in-store laboratory and our experienced opticians ensure the perfect fit.
Contact lenses are available from soft lenses to rigid gas permeable (RGB) ones, daily disposables to monthly supply and multifocal lenses. We can support you with a regular supply of contact lenses, direct debit options and an aftercare service.
We are specialists in a wide range of lenses and work closely with our main supplier Zeiss and also Varilux to offer an extensive choice of top-quality lenses including single vision, multifocal, Smartlife and progressive lenses.
Only registered dispensing opticians can dispense spectacles to children and we are specialists, being able to fit frames as young as 10 months. As faces grow and vision changes, it is important to do more checks as many eye issues can be rectified.
If you have a problem with your glasses or lenses, bring them into us and we’ll repair them on-site where possible, free of charge. Give our friendly team a call to let us know what needs fixing and we’ll get you booked in.
This takes a digital image of your eye to give the optometrist additional information about the whole of your eye. It can detect early health conditions and provides a record of any deterioration experienced in and around the eye.
On site laboratories
We have both an onsite spectacle laboratory and a glazing lab so we are able to make, adjust and repair prescription glasses and sunglasses and lenses more quickly, without sending them away, reducing the time you are without your glasses.
As well as offering free eye examinations for eligible NHS patients, we are also able to help you access NHS vouchers to contribute towards the cost of glasses. Ask your optician for more details.
Home visit service
In cases where our patients are unable to visit the shop, we offer domiciliary visits. Call our friendly team to find out the latest information about home visits and how we can help.
This policy was last revised on 3rd August 2021
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users.
This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
In this policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to AC Allan Opticians.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
In this Section we have set out:
- the general categories of personal data that we may process;
- in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;
- the purposes for which we may process personal data; and-the legal bases of the processing.
We may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data“). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics tracking system. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.
We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding goods and/or services] (“enquiry data“). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is contract.
We may process information relating to our customer relationships, including customer contact information (“customer relationship data“). The customer relationship data may include your name, your employer, your job title or role, your contact details, and information contained in communications between us and you or your employer. The source of the customer relationship data is you or your employer.
The customer relationship data may be processed for the purposes of managing our relationships with customers, communicating with customers, keeping records of those communications and promoting our products and services to customers. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper management of our customer relationships.
We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with us and/or through our website] (“transaction data“). The transaction data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.
We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (“notification data“). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us (“correspondence data“). The correspondence data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and communications with users.
We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.
In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.
PROVIDING YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO OTHERS
We may disclose your personal data to our professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining professional advice, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
In some cases, it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained.
We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. Last published August 2021.
You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email.
We have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a) the right to access;
(b) the right to rectification;
(c) the right to erasure;
(d) the right to restrict processing;
(e) the right to object to processing;
(f) the right to data portability;
(g) the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
(h) the right to withdraw consent.
You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee.
You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed]. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.
You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by emailing / writing to us at: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Post: AC Allan Opticians, 660 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG5 2GA.
YOU CAN CONTACT US:
Post: AC Allan Opticians, 660 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG5 2GA.
Website: http://www.acallanopticians.com/Tel: 0115 9603594Email: email@example.com