Representing the general practitioners of the Counties of Worcestershire & Herefordshire

Privacy Policy

Privacy policy statement

We take privacy issues seriously and we are committed to protecting your personal information. This privacy policy explains how any personal information will be used, to whom personal information will be disclosed and how this personal information is stored and protected. This privacy policy has been developed in accordance with our legal obligations.

(a) What information is being collected?

Please note that the type of information we collect and hold about you will vary from time to time.

You may be asked to submit personal information when using the site. This may include your name, surname, date of birth, post code and email address.

Our webserver may collect certain information such as:

(a) IP addresses;
(b) host names;
(c) domain name;
(d) the time and date information is requested;
(e) the browser version and platform when information is requested;
(f) a record of which pages have been requested.

We may use this information to produce aggregate visitor statistics in relation to which pages are being accessed. We may also use it to monitor usage patterns on this website in order to improve navigation and design features to help you get information more easily. This information is collated and provided to us as daily log files. In order to help us develop the website and our services we may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

(b) How is personal information being used?

We may use your personal information to communicate with you generally so that you can get the most out of any services that the LMC provides.

(c) To whom will personal information be disclosed?

We will not disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent.

Despite our best efforts, unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. However, we make our best efforts to ensure data on our systems is secure.

(d) The use of cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by a web server on your computer when you visit a website. The information stored by a web server is in the form of a small data file written to your hard drive. These small data files contain information which enables our web server to personalise your future use of our site. For example, the use of a cookie allows us to display the results of a poll once a user has voted.

Access to secure areas of the website may be dependent upon the use of cookies. Most browsers allow the user to control the cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. If users disable cookies on their computer, some features of our website may be unavailable to them.

(e) IP addresses

Each time you use the internet, an IP address is assigned to your computer via your Internet Service Provider. This number may either be the same or different each time. Each time your computer requests information from our website, we log your IP address on our server. We may use this information in order to gather information about website traffic.

(f) Updating your details

Should you wish to update or change any of the details that we hold about you, you may do so by contacting us or sending us an email at info@worcslmc.co.uk.

(g) Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times.

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