The confidentiality of patient and member information is of paramount concern to the companies in the Bupa group. To this end, Bupa fully complies with UK Data Protection Legislation and Medical Confidentiality Guidelines.
Medical information will be kept confidential. It will only be disclosed to those involved with your treatment or care, including your GP, or to their agents, and, if applicable, to any person or organisation who may be responsible for meeting your treatment expenses, or their agents. Claims information may be discussed with the Bupa International Agent / Adviser where you have requested the Adviser to assist you. Member details: All membership documents and confirmation of how we have dealt with any claim you may make will be sent to the principal member.
GlobalCapital Health Insurance Agency Limited (GCHIA), as the branch of Bupa Insurance Limited in Malta, will have access to your policy details and may also have access to claim information. GlobalCapital is subject to the Data Protection Act in Malta and for details of its Privacy Notice please see http://www.globalcapital.com.mt/disclaimer.asp
In the interest of continuously improving our service to members, your call will be recorded and may be monitored.
We do not collect information about individuals, except where this is specifically stated and provided with your knowledge. We do collect non-specific visitor information by means of a programme called SiteStat, provided by NedStat, on most parts of the Bupa site. This information is related to your browser and operating system and does not include any personal details. You can find out more about NedStat on their website at www.nedstat.com. We may share overall visitor trends and other generic information collected on this website with third parties but we do not pass on any personal details or personally identifiable information without your specific consent.
We use "cookies" which are alphanumeric identifiers that are stored by your web browser on your computer's hard-drive that enable our system to recognise you when you visit the site. This helps Bupa to track basic visitor information in order that we can better tailor the site to our visitors' needs. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can disable this function by changing your browser settings if you so wish.
Information may be disclosed to others with a view to preventing fraudulent or improper claims.
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