Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke
Privacy Policy

This is a privacy statement disclosing our information gathering, use and dissemination practices.

Personal data? All personal data is collected and stored in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We collect the following data: Click–stream data (the type of computer and browsing software you use, the address of the web site from which you linked, etc), HTTP protocol elements (your server address and top level domain name (eg .com, .gov etc), date and time of visit, etc). Search terms?This data will be used for the following purposes: Completion and support of the current activity. Web site and system administration.

Research and development.
This data is collected from all web users. Web access logs are used for statistical purposes only (eg to measure the use/performance of the site) except in the event of a security breach when they could be used for the purpose of tracing the breach. No information gathered from web logs is given or sold to any third party. Any personal information that you provide to us will only be used for the purpose stated at the time we request it. We use reasonable precautions to keep the personal information you disclose to our website secure and will not disclose this to a third party except where authorised by you or as otherwise permitted by the Data Protection Act.

Cookies? Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a web site; they can facilitate communication and interaction with the site. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer by adjusting your web browser preferences, but this may interfere with some of the functionality of the site.

At the user’s option, we will collect the HTTP cookies. Cookies will be used for the following purposes: Research and development. User targeting. This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. Cookies are used to track visitors to our site.

E–mail and Electronic Forms?
We collect the following information: Physical contact information. Online contact information. Demographic data. Preference data This data will be used for the following purposes: Completion and support of the current activity. Contacting visitors for marketing of services or products. In all cases this information will only be used for the stated purpose for which it was provided. A number of online forms are provided on this site. The pages containing these forms should include a statement on how data submitted to them will be processed. The data is collected so that we can send you news and other information which is relevant to your needs and interests.

Changes to the Privacy Policy?
This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time. Any modifications to our privacy policy will be reflected first on this page, so check back often. If there is a significant change, we will indicate on our site that our privacy policy has changed and provide a link to the new policy.