Website privacy notice
We are committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our website www.uhs.nhs.uk. Please read the information below to find out how your details will be used.
Information we collect
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Details of you visits to our website and the resources you access
- Information you provide by filling in forms on our website e.g. changes or cancellations of appointments
- Information provided to us when you communicate via the 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. Where information is collected it is processed as part of the Trust’s responsibilities as a public authority (Article 6 1) and where any special category information is processed it is processed for the provision of health or social care (Article 9 (1)h.
This website is managed through a Content Management System that is hosted by a contractor to UHS. The company is accredited to ISO27001 which is an assurance that it has a documented management system in relation to all areas of data security and privacy. Information that is submitted through the various forms on this website is only retrieved and handled by UHS in accordance with its responsibilities as a public authority.
More information about your rights, how we use your information and how we keep it secure are available in our patient confidentiality leaflet.
Please visit our privacy notice website pages for more information on how we process, store and use information.
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 users’ preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
We currently use the following third-party cookies:
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
Links to other websites
This website contains links to external websites. Please be aware that the Trust does not have control on information provided on external websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices.
We encourage our users to be aware when they leave (sign posted) our website to read their privacy statement.
Trust privacy notice in full
To find our how we use your personal data please see our main privacy notice.
If you have any queries on how we handle your data when visiting our website, please email email@example.com.