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Website Privacy Statement
Information you supply using the electronic form(s) available on our website will only be used for the purpose(s) stated on the form. Information you provide in emails to us will only be used for the purpose (which we reasonably believe) that you give it to us for. Information you provide us with may be used for statistical research but will not be used in any way (beyond its original purpose) which enables you to be identified.
For more general information about how the Trust uses information please see, Your information and how we use it (privacy notice) page for more details.
Please note, whilst the information contained in our Patient Information leaflets has been created, reviewed and ratified by our medical, surgical and nursing teams, they are intended to complement the advice of professional healthcare staff. They should not be used without appropriate medical advice. Procedures should only be undertaken by trained healthcare professionals and the Trust will not be liable for injury, loss or financial impairment as a result of actions taken by individuals after reading the materials.
Care has been taken to describe the treatments in a sensitive manner, however, due to their nature you may find some of the content distressing.
If you have any questions, please contact your GP or consultant. NHS Choices provide a wealth of information on their website or Tel: 111.
The information available is in Adobe PDF format and you will need Adobe Acrobat to view it.
We collect information from website visitors relating to:
- feedback submitted to us
- email alert services
- site usage tracking
If you provide feedback about the website through a contact form or email address we will only use this information to develop and improve the site. From time to time, we may seek feedback from visitors, which we will use to answer questions, resolve problems or improve their published information.
2. Email alerts services
If you sign up to receive email updates about the issues discussed on this site, we will use the information you give us to provide the service(s) you have requested only. If you inform us that you wish to cancel your details will be deleted from our records.
3. Site usage
Like virtually all web sites, we store anonymised data on visits in server log files, which contain IP addresses of machines used to access this site, and the pages requested.
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
The following cookies (small data files created on your computer) are set by Google Analytics:
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|_gid||24 hours||Used to distinguish users.|
|_gat||1 minute||Used to throttle request rate.|
|_gat_cqcTracker||1 minute||Used to track views of CQC widget.|
We also set a cookie to record users who have opted to accept cookies from the site, to prevent showing the cookie warning bar on each visit.
Cookies are also used elsewhere on the site, including by the content management system we use, WordPress. These improve things by remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page, log in or leave a comment.
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.