Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Dechi Health Trust Fund and Associated Software (e-likita)


To ensure patients who receive care from Dechi Health Trust Fund are comfortable in entrusting their health information to the practice. This policy provides information to patients and users as to how their personal information (which includes their health information, personal data) is collected and used within the practice.

Background and rationale

At Dechi Health Trust Fund(DHTF) and associated software (e-likita), accessible from and , one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Dechi Health Trust Fund and how we use it.

Information Collection.

By Personal information or data we mean information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, your name, title, gender, birth date, email address, telephone number, a home, postal or other physical address, other contact information, other information that can be used to identify you.


Health Records

At Dechi Health Trust Fund, your medical record is a confidential document.t is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this information is only available to authorised members of staff. 

The following is an outline of the main privacy rules as they apply to patients of this clinic:

  1. Information will only be collected where necessary to ensure that quality care is delivered, and with the consent of the individual.
  2. Information will be used or disclosed only for the primary purpose for which it was collected. We may collect and use anonymous data from our patients for the purpose of conducting research to improve healthcare outcomes, develop new treatments, and advance medical knowledge. The collection of anonymous data may occur through various means, including but not limited to Electronic health records (EHRs), Patient surveys and questionnaires and Clinical trials and studies. Secondary use of information will only occur with the specific consent of the patient.
  3. Individuals have a right of access to information kept about them. If requested patients will be provided with documentation outlining the Clinic’s Privacy Policy.
  4. Patient records will be transferred to other Health Service Providers only if the patient so requests via a signed release for information request.
  5. Access to patient records is restricted to authorisedpersonnel within the clinic

A patient’s personal information may be held at the practice in various forms:

  • as paper records
  • as electronic records

When you visit our website, and when you donate to us we do so anonymously. We do not automatically collect personal information, including your email address(es). At DHTF we may however request for certain personal information such as your full name, email address, telephone numbers, state, debit/credit card details for the purpose receiving donation from you. Personal information provided on Dechi Health Trust website are only used and processed to the extent necessary for us to fulfill our obligations to you, and/or to comply with our legal obligations.

Patient consent

DHTF will only interpret and apply a patient’s consent for the primary purpose for which it was provided. The practice staff must seek additional consent from the patient if the personal information collected may be used for any other purpose.

Log Files

Dechi Health Trust Fund follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, Dechi Health Trust Fund uses “cookies”. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Dechi Health Trust Fund does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Dechi Health Trust Fund. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.