Privacy and cookies
This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for www.uhs.nhs.uk and it applies solely to this website.
Information collection and use - data protection statement
There are specific examples where visitors to this website may submit information. This may be as feedback, or as a request for information, and so on. Where this occurs it is deemed that the user has consented to the collection, processing and storage of that information for a specific purpose.
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to protect any information we collect from you. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so.
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that some websites leave on your computer. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow websites to recognise a user's device, let users navigate between pages efficiently, remember user's preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
We currently use the following third party cookies:
Google Analytics sets a number of cookies in order to evaluate the use of our site and compile reports (web analytics).
YouTube videos are embedded on our site. A YouTube cookie is used to provide web analytics in terms of the number of times a video has been watched or shared.
Our website contains a share button which enables visitors to easily share content via email and social websites. When content is shared, AddThis sets cookies to capture visitors sharing preferences for analytics purposes.
Our website contains a Facebook 'Like' button which enables visitor to the site to indicate they 'Like' the Trust. When the Trust is 'Liked', Facebooks sets a cookie.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data by UHS in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
You can find out more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org
Where we consider it appropriate and useful to our visitors, we link to other websites. These include public, private and voluntary sector sites. We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites or for their privacy practices. A link is not an endorsement of a site. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of other websites.