NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) fully respects your right to privacy when using our websites. On this page you will find details of our privacy practices in connection with this website and what we do to maintain your right to privacy.
Collection of personal information on this website
NHS National Services Scotland does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information that you volunteer, either by emailing us or by submitting the online forms.
Use of personal information collected via this website
Any information, which you provide via this website is not made available to any third parties. Any information provided is used by NSS solely for the purpose of processing your information request.
Collection and use of technical information
Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged, collected and used by our website host, Scottish Health on the Web (SHOW).
NSS will make no attempt to identify individual users. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log file entries in the systems of your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or network services provider. These entities may identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is outwith the responsibility or control of NSS.
Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on NSS servers. Aggregated analyses of these log files are used to monitor website usage. These analyses are used to allow us to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our websites. All log file information collected by NSS is kept secure and is not provided to any third parties.
A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. These can be used for many purposes. This website sets one functional cookie and its purpose is described below. if you use any pages which have a Google map feature you may also see a third-party cookie set by Google which is also described below.
Cookies used by this website
|ASPSESSIONIDASQABDTT||This is a session cookie used by the website to hold information required for some functions of the website as the user moves from page to page. The cookie will expire as you leave the website and no user identifiable information is collected or held.||At end of session|
|PREF||Saves the user's Google identifier, time of first receiving this cookie, last time when preferences were set, checksum for data integrity. This third-party cookie is placed by Google to track a user's preferences from one Google site to another.||2 years|
Privacy and data protection enquiries relating to this website may be made in writing to:
NSS Data Protection Advisor
NHS National Services Scotland
1 South Gyle Crescent