Website Privacy and Cookies

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us via this website.

For information on how we process and share your health record with other services for the provision and planning of health and social care, please read our privacy policy.

Our approach

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website; you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Our organisation may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page frequently to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This policy was last updated on 19th May 2020.

How we use cookies

Cookies are harmless text files which may be stored in your web browser whilst using the site. We use cookies to improve your browsing experience and enable certain features or functionality.

We also measure statistics about visitors to the site and their usage e.g. where they came from, what pages they visit and what browser they are using. Knowing how our site is being used means we can improve our patients' experience in the future.

We do not use cookies for advertising purposes or pass user data to any other organisation.

All cookies used on this site are listed below. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively effect your experience on the site.

First party cookies

These are cookies that may be controlled and set by us on this domain, used to provide site functionality and optimisation.

Name
Purpose
wordpress_test_cookie
Set and used by the website to test for cookie capability
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]
Set and used by the website which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wp-settings, wp-settings-{time}-[UID]
Set and used by the website to remember a logged-in user’s preferences

Third party cookies

These are cookies that may be controlled and set by external services / tools, used to enhance our site and provide usage information.

Name
Purpose
_ga, _gat, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmv, _utmz
Set and used by Google Analytics to track user activity
lbcs, id, NID, SID, HSID and PREF
Set and used by Google Maps to provide interactive location maps

Information you give us

We receive and store any and all information that you enter on this website in accordance with the relevant provisions of the GDPR and DPA (2018).

The information that we collect and store includes information that may be used to identify you.

Information that we collect and store
Purposes of collection of the information
Name
To identify you and respond to your enquiry
Contact details
To identify you and respond to your enquiry
Health record details
To identify you and respond to your enquiry
Other information provided through a contact form
To identify you and respond to your enquiry

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

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Unit F1, First Floor
Middleton Shopping Centre
Limetrees Road
Middleton
M24 4EL

Tel: 0161 271 3010
Email: hmrccg.mhc@nhs.net