Privacy and cookies
Privacy of your information
This page explains how the website uses any information you give to us, and the way we protect your privacy. Protecting the privacy and personal data of the visitors to our site is of the utmost importance to us.
This policy only covers this website. It does not cover links within this site to other websites.
For more information about your privacy and how Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust processes your data please see our full list of privacy notices.
The Data Protection Act
In accordance with the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We will only use your information for the purpose as described and we do not pass on your details to any other government department or third party unless you have given us permission to do so. You have a right to access your personal data and rectify any inaccuracies.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss and alteration of information under our control.
Changes to this policy
Cookies are small files saved on your digital device, this could be your mobile phone, tablet, laptop or computer when you visit a website. They are generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a website.
The cookies store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit and how long you stay on a website page.
Cookies are not computer programs and will not damage or harm your device in any way. They are very small so do not take up much space.
Find out about how to manage, delete and control cookies
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit on this website
- how long you spend on each page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
Your personal information (eg your name or address) is not accessible via google analytics and therefore cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
- _ga: Helps us count how many people the website by tracking if you’ve visited before – Expires in 2 years
- _gat: Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made – Expires in 10 mins
- _gat_UA-275328-1: Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made – Expires in 10 mins
You can opt out of Google Analytics Cookies
Cookie notification message
Purpose: This lets us know that you’ve seen our cookie message – Expires in 1 year
In conjunction with social media advertising (see below), we use Twitter cookies to collect information about which pages you view on our websites, in order to measure the performance of these advertisements and to help target future advertising.
Other site cookies
Cookies can also be set by third-party domains when we embed content and tools from those domains.