It is a mandatory requirement of the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) for dental practice websites to provide encrypted interactive data transfer templates (eg Patient Referrals) and encrypted e-mail services for the safe transfer of patient data. The Valident vForms and Cobweb encrypted e-mail services offer regulatory solutions (ICO/GDC/CQC) and websites employing these services can be accredited with a Home Page statement “This website employs Valident DataSafe and encrypted e-mail services for your data protection.”

The Valident DataSafe Brand Logo will appear as a website Just in Time message on all encrypted messaging facilities being accessed by website visitors.