All nurses have a duty of confidentiality. This includes the information they have access to during the care and treatment of their clients. Information of a health-related as well as more private nature, including relationships, finances and more.
In our medical records, we always obtain your consent to obtain and disclose information about your health conditions and other confidential information with other healthcare providers. You can withdraw your consent at any time.
All personal data is processed in accordance with applicable data protection regulations
Processing of data
In connection with Private Nurse's treatment of you as a patient, Private Nurse collects and processes a number of personal data about you. In addition, Private Nurse collects and processes information about you that is used to customize and improve Private Nurse content, maintain security and to increase the value of the services Private Nurse offers you. If you do not want information to be collected, you should delete your cookies and refrain from further use of websites.
Types of information
Private Nurse collects and processes the following types of information about you to the extent that it is relevant to you.
Common categories of personal data:
- A unique ID and technical information about your computer, tablet or mobile phone, your IP number, geographical location and which pages you visit. To the extent that you explicitly consent to this and enter the information yourself, it is also processed.
- Name, address, email address, phone number, social security number, gender, family and social relationships, education and payment information.
Special categories of personal data ("sensitive personal data"):
- Health information (e.g. medical records, test results, tests, x-rays, scans, etc.), sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origin and religious beliefs.
When you visit our website, information is collected about you that is used to customize and improve our content and to increase the value of the services we can offer you. Below we have elaborated on what information is collected, its purpose and which third parties have access to it.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, mobile phone or similar device for the purpose of recognizing it, remembering settings, performing statistics and targeting ads. Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser, while persistent cookies live until you or your browser deletes them or they expire. Cookies cannot contain malicious code such as viruses.
Some cookies are tied to your user account and are used to remember that you are logged in and register your purchases and payments. Others are anonymous and allow us to analyze how our users use our services - even if they are not logged in. When you you use my service, we collect and process a range of information. This happens, for example, when you read an article, sign up for my newsletter, register as a user or book a consultation. Some of this information is collected using cookies.
We typically collect and process the following types of information: A unique ID and technical information about your computer, tablet or mobile phone, your IP number, geographical location and which pages you click on.
Some cookies help us maintain security and detect malicious activity.
Cookies can also be used to keep track of your personal preferences, for example, so you can fill out forms faster.
Cookies allow us to learn how users use our services so that we can prioritize our development resources. For example, do many people use privatenurse.dk from both their computer and their mobile phone?
How are cookies used for marketing?
Cookies and other technologies such as tracking pixels and tags help us market our business more effectively to users we think might be interested in our services. They also help us with analytics and reporting and to tell us when you have viewed our content.
What can you do if you don't want cookies set or want to remove them?
Please note that if you delete or block cookies, you may risk that the website does not function optimally and that there is content you cannot access.
The individual browser vendors have published guides on how to control cookie usage in their particular browser.
What third-party cookies do we use?
Safety and security
We have taken technical and organizational measures to prevent your data from being accidentally or illegally deleted, published, lost, impaired or disclosed to unauthorized persons, misused or otherwise processed in violation of the law.
We process your personal data for the following purposes:
- Our examinations and treatment of you.
- Communication with or referral to other healthcare professionals, doctors, hospitals or hospital laboratories.
- Communication with you.
- We also use your information to send you administrative emails and important notifications about activity on your account. You cannot unsubscribe from these messages.
- We occasionally send emails about new features or other news. You can always unsubscribe from these emails.
- Comply with our obligations under applicable law, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the Data Protection Act and other relevant health law legislation, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
- Documentation obligation
- Compliance with basic principles for processing personal data and legal basis for processing
- Implementing and maintaining technical and organizational security measures, including but not limited to preventing unauthorized access to systems and information, preventing the receipt or distribution of malicious code, stopping denial-of-service attacks and damage to computer systems and electronic communication systems
- Investigating suspected or known security breaches and reporting to individuals and authorities
- Handling inquiries and complaints from data subjects and others
- Handling inspections and inquiries from regulators
- Handling disputes with data subjects and third parties
- Statistical studies and scientific research
When we collect personal data directly from you, you provide the personal data voluntarily. You are not obliged to provide this personal data to us. The consequence of not providing the personal data will be that we will not be able to fulfill the purposes above, including in some cases not being able to investigate or treat you.
Disclosure of personal data
To the extent necessary for the specific examination or treatment of you, your personal data will be disclosed and shared with the following recipients:
- Information is disclosed to other healthcare professionals if it is necessary for a current course of treatment.
- Information is disclosed to other authorities, clinical quality databases, the Danish Vaccination Register, the Danish Patient Safety Authority, the Joint Medicines Card, the Police, social authorities and Labour Market Insurance to the extent that there is an obligation to do so according to applicable legislation.
- As a patient, you have access to your own information (self-access)
- When referring patients, information is disclosed to the healthcare professionals to whom the referral was sent.
- When reporting information in connection with the settlement of patient treatment, information is passed on to the regional settlement offices.
- When disclosing discharge summaries, information is passed on to your own/referring doctor and in some cases the receiving/referring hospital.
- In other cases, information is passed on to relatives or insurance companies.
Anonymous data about your use of the website, which ads you receive and possibly click on, your geographical location, etc. is disclosed to third parties to the extent that this information is known. You can see which third parties are involved further up. The information is used to target advertising. We do not disclose or use your health information for advertising or marketing purposes.
Legal basis for processing and disclosure of personal data
The legal basis for collecting, processing and disclosing your personal data is:
- For the purpose of general patient treatment, general personal data is collected, processed and disclosed pursuant to Article 6(1)(c) and (d) of the GDPR, while sensitive personal data is collected, processed and disclosed pursuant to Article 9(2)(c) and (h) of the GDPR.
- In addition, we are obliged to process a number of personal data about you in connection with ordinary patient treatment pursuant to Chapter 6 of the Danish Authorization Act, the Executive Order on Health Professionals' Medical Records (Journal Entry Order), in particular sections 5-10, and Chapter 9 of the Danish Health Act.
- Health information for use in further treatment when referring patients is disclosed in accordance with the rules in the agreement on specialist medical care §§ 20-23 and the Danish Health Act.
- Reporting of laboratory samples to hospital laboratories is done according to the rules in the Danish Health and Medicines Authority's guidelines on the handling of paraclinical examinations pursuant to the Authorization Act.
- Information for the settlement of patient treatment is sent once a month to the region's settlement office in accordance with the rules in section 49 of the Agreement on Specialist Medical Care and the Danish Health Act.
- Prescriptions are sent via the IT service Prescription Server in accordance with the rules in chapter 42 of the Danish Health Act and chapter 3 of the Executive Order on Prescriptions and Dispensing of Medicinal Products.
- Clinical patient data is disclosed to clinical quality databases according to the rules in sections 195-196 of the Danish Health Act and the executive order on reporting information to clinical quality databases etc. Data can also be disclosed based on specific consent from you as a patient.
- Discharge summaries, which are a brief summary of the patient's medical history and course of treatment, are sent to the patient's own/referring doctor and in some cases to the receiving/referring hospital according to the rules in chapter 9 of the Danish Health Act.
- Your personal data will only be disclosed to insurance companies with your prior consent, cf. Articles 6(1)(a) and 9(2)(a) of the GDPR.
- Your personal data will only be disclosed to your relatives with your prior consent in accordance with the rules in section 43 of the Danish Health Act.
- In the case of deceased patients, certain personal data may be disclosed to the deceased's next of kin, the deceased's general practitioner and the doctor who treated the deceased in accordance with the rules in section 45 of the Danish Health Act.
Withdrawal of consent
If the processing of your personal data is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw consent. If you withdraw consent, it will not affect the processing prior to the withdrawal of consent, including a disclosure based on consent.
Use of data processors
Your personal data is processed and stored by our data processors, who store it on behalf of and on our instructions. Our data processors are currently
We store personal data about you for as long as we need to fulfill the purposes stated above. However, according to the Danish Executive Order on Record Keeping, we are obliged to keep these for a minimum of 5 years after the last entry in the journal. There may be cases where we need to store your personal data for a longer period of time, e.g. in connection with a complaint or compensation case, in which case the data will be stored until the case is finally resolved.
You have - subject to the limitations of the law - certain rights, including the right to access personal data, the right to have inaccurate data amended, the right to have data erased, the right to have data restricted, the right to data portability, the right to object to the processing of personal data, including in relation to automated individual decision-making ("profiling").
You also have the right to complain to a competent supervisory authority, including the Danish Data Protection Agency.
If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data or the exercise of your rights, you are welcome to contact us via email@example.com
Our address is:
Private nurse ApS
Tel: +45 3158 0140
This document was last updated on August 10, 2021