Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) respects the security and privacy concerns of users of this and all its websites. The HSCB is registered with the Information Commissioners Office as a data controller and we confirm that we will comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in all our dealings with your personal data. Further information on how the HSCB respects your privacy can be found in the HSCB Privacy Notice.

The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you of the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. By using the website you agree to and accept the terms of this privacy policy.

We collect the following information or data about you when you use our website:

  • questions, queries or feedback you leave, including your email address if you contact us – this information will be kept secure and confidential
  • information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques

This data can be viewed by authorised people in HSCB and our partners to:

  • see what is most effective about our websites
  • improve the site by monitoring how you use it
  • gather feedback to improve our services
  • respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to
  • provide you with information about local services if you want it

As a general rule no personal information (ie. name, address, IP address, telephone number, e-mail address) is automatically collected from users of this website. However, there may be circumstances in which users voluntarily supply such information e.g. where a ‘contact us’ form is completed. In this event any such information will be kept secure and confidential and will be used only for those purposes made known to you at the time the information is collected, or for the purposes specified in this privacy policy, and will be retained only for as long as necessary to serve those purposes.

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