Privacy Policy

We have a legal duty to protect any information we collect so any feedback you provide us on our website is in accordance with the Data Protection Act

We will use your information for the purpose as described and we do not pass on your details to any other NHS organisation or third party unless you have given us permission to do so.

In certain rare circumstances (e.g. to protect other people or prevent crime), we may be legally obliged to share your information without asking for consent..

You have a right to access your personal data and rectify any inaccuracies. If you provide feedback on our website we will only use it to develop and improve the site. You can also provide feedback on any of our services through our online feedback form.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust uses cookies to help us understand how people use our website so that we can improve the user experience.  For example we use cookies to see which pages are most popular, how long people spend on each page and what links they use to access the information they are seeking.  We may also use cookies to enable the website to ‘remember’ details that you voluntarily give, such as when you complete online forms, so that you do not have to repeat the information next time you use the website.

On occasion we may embed content from another website, for example a YouTube video.  Using a page with such content you may be presented with cookies from the third party website. Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust does not control the dissemination of these cookies.  You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

You can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to automatically reject them.  Rejecting cookies may inconvenience you in browsing our website. 

See your browser 'help' button for how to change your cookie settings. 

Cookie policy

We do not make use of cookies to collect any private or personally identifiable information.

The technical platform of this website, does use cookies solely to aid the proper technical functioning of the website. The cookies used in this website does not collect or disclose any personal information about you as a visitor.

In compliance with EU legislation, the following table lists the use of cookies on this web site:

Cookie Name

Purpose

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useTextOnly

This is used to store whether you are in textOnly mode or not.

Persistent for three months.

N/A

setString

This is used to store user preferences for viewing sites in textOnly mode e.g. font-size and colour.

Persistent for one month.

N/A

AcceptCookies

This is used to store whether you have agreed to receive cookies.

Persistent for one year.

N/A

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

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