Privacy Policy

By using this website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of the information that you provide to us in accordance with the terms of this policy.

We reserve the rights to change the contents of this website, including this privacy policy at any time, by posting such changes on the website. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with this policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of this website following the posting of any such changes will constitute your acceptance of the revised privacy policy. If you do not accept this privacy policy, you may not use this website.

Information Collection

If you register with the website, or if you fill in a form on the website, you may be asked to provide information about yourself (including your name and contact details). Your personal information will be used for several general purposes, including: Handling your enquiries, improving your experience on the website and providing access to some areas of the website. The information we hold will be kept confidential and will not be passed to any other organization or used for any other purpose.

Collecting information on your visit to our website

A standard technology called “cookies” to collect information about how our website is used, and to record your preferences in order to give you the information you need during your visit. Information gathered through cookies allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you.

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

This site uses essential cookies to store information on your computer to make the site work.

Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics to track users' journeys across our website. This stores cookies on your computer which help us to improve the website. More information about the cookies this website uses can be found by reading our cookie policy. If you agree to these cookies, it will set this as a preference and record your IP address. If you don't consent, key elements of our website won't function correctly.

Transferring Data to our website

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we employ security measures to protect the information provided by you, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site and any transmission is at your own risk. This website contains links to other websites, both those of government departments and of other organisations.

This privacy policy applies only to this website, so when you are moving to another site which collects personal information you should always read the privacy policy relating to that website.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus programme on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur while using material derived from this website.

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