Privacy and Cookies

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

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.

The Cornwall Health Library 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 is effective from November 2016.

How we use cookies

Cookies are harmless text files which may be stored on your computer 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 user’s 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 affect your experience on the site.

What types of cookies do we use ?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
Your consent applies to the following domains: www.cornwallhealthlibrary.nhs.uk

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

Form data

We may collect the following information via any of the site’s input forms:

  • Your name and job title
  • Contact information including email address and telephone
  • Your address and postcode

Any email address data collected is never passed on to any third parties. If you do not wish to receive email newsletters from ourselves, please leave the “subscribe” option un-ticked when submitting any contact forms.

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.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so

 

Changes to this policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We therefore encourage you to periodically review this webpage in case of any changes.

If you wish at any time to withdraw your consent please contact us on 01872 256444 or email cornwall.library@nhs.net

You may request access to the information we hold about you, we will provide this within 30 days and at no cost. If you would like us to provide this please contact us on 01872 255014 or via rch-tr.disclosure@nhs.net.

The appointed Data Protection Officer for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is
Mr Mark Scallan. PC.dp. PC.foi

Click here to view the Cornwall Health Library Privacy Policy.

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