This document was last updated 5 October 2012.
The NHS is committed to protecting your privacy. When you browse through our web site, we collect information on the efficiency and working of our web site. This information includes the number of times a web page is accessed, the browser used, and paths taken when moving through the web site.
The NHS will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are asked to register before requesting e-mail newsletters or providing feedback.
NHS uses your personal information for the following primary purposes:
The NHS does not share this information with any other organisation.
The NHS will not disclose your personal information, without notice, and then, only if required to do so by law.
To ensure this web site meets our visitors' needs the NHS collects web site statistics using cookies.
When someone visits one of our web sites, a cookie is placed on the visitor's machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously.
Please also see the Cookies of this web site for further information.
The NHS may occasionally update this privacy statement. When this is done we will also revise the 'last updated' date of the privacy statement.
The NHS welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. The NHS can be easily contacted (see Contact Us page).