Cookie policy

Cookie policy

Privacy

Introduction

This privacy disclaimer applies to the South West Neonatal Network website only. Links within this site to other websites are not covered by these guidelines. By accessing and using our website you agree to the terms of this policy.

Information collection and use

South West Neonatal Network does not routinely store or collect any personal information about users to the website. The system will record your email address and other information only if volunteered to us by you (e.g. via an enquiry form). This information is treated as confidential. It may only be used for internal review and to contact you regarding any feedback.

No part of the website stores or collects any identifiable information about site users. To find out more read our cookie policy.

The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect. We will only use your information for the purpose we have described and we do not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us permission to do so.

Feedback

You can send us your feedback by using our feedback form to comment on the website and for technical queries, or to comment on content within this website.

If you send an email or contact us asking for information, we may need to contact other external organisations to find that information.

External sites

We are not responsible for the content of any external websites that we link to. Links to websites from our site does not necessarily imply endorsement of on the part of South West Neonatal Network. South West Neonatal Network is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.

You do not have to request permission to link to our website via hyperlinks. You must however request permission to use any of our content or publicly display our logo.

Cookie Policy

Introduction

By accessing and using our website you agree to the terms of this policy and our privacy disclaimer. Please read this cookie policy carefully so you know what cookies are used.

How cookies are used

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or device, or are placed on the hard drive. Cookies are commonly used to help or personalise the users browsing experience and provide information on how users interact with our site so we can make improvements.

1. Functional Cookies

How cookies are used
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or device, or are placed on the hard drive. Cookies are commonly used to help or personalise the users browsing experience and provide information on how users interact with our site so we can make improvements.

1. Functional Cookies

Cookies are used when you interact with our website which goes beyond simply clicking on links, to personalise your experience. These are referred to as 'functional cookies'. An example of where a functional cookie is used is if you choose to increase the text size using our accessibility options.

2. Analytical Cookies

Cookies also help us to anonymously analyse how users interact with our site so we can make improvements, known here as 'analytical cookies'. This information is generally used to make content and information about our services more relevant and useful during future visits. We collect this information in a way that does not identify anyone through the use of Google Analytics. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website and do not collect personal information.

If you are visiting our website for the first time these 'analytical cookies' are not used until you acknowledge the cookie disclaimer message which appears at the top of the page.

Cookies that are used

Cookie Name Type What does it do?
cookieBox Functional This cookie stores your acknowledgement of our cookie disclaimer message, and agreeing for non-functional cookies to be used on the website.
fontscale Functional This cookie is stored if you were to choose to adjust the text size for the different pages via the accessibility buttons at the top of every page.
NHSStyleCookie Functional This cookie is stored if you change the contrast background options found at the top of every page.
__atuvc Functional This cookie is generated by the Add This (sharing functionality) plugin. It is essential for the plugin to work.
__utma Analytical This cookie is used to identify unique visitors. The results are sent to our Google Analytics account so that we may see how many unique visitors come to this site based over a period of time.
__utmb Analytical This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine the visitor session times on the site. Each time you visit a new page the cookie is set to expire within 30 minutes, if it does not find an existing cookie, a new one is created.
__utmc Analytical This cookie is used in conjunction with '__utmb' to determine visitor sessions. Unlike '__utmb' this cookie does not have an expiry date, it determines whether a new session should be created based on whether you have previously been on the website.
__utmz Analytical This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine the type of referral used by each visitor to arrive at our site. The cookie determines if the user has come directly to the site, via a search engine or via another source. We use this data to understand how our users arrive at the website.

 How to block/remove cookies

You can find out more about cookies including how to disable/enable and delete them by visiting aboutcookies.org. You can block most cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the storing of all or some cookies, however please note that some features will then be unavailable when browsing our website.

Support

Should you have any queries relating to the use of cookies on this website please do not hesitate to contact the webmaster filling out a contact form.