Pilgrims Hospices respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information that you share with us. Generally you can browse through the website without giving us any personal information about yourself. If you choose to contact Pilgrims Hospices then you are required to provide some personal information, which is collected via the online request form. The information supplied on this form is automatically emailed to the hospices, where it is entered on a database holding details of persons enquiring about the hospices. The purpose of the information is to enable us to contact you and send you any required information relating to the hospices. The data is only used within the hospice system, and is not divulged to any third party outside the hospice, in accordance with current Data Protection legislation.
The website automatically tracks accesses; however, it does not collect any personal information, but only the Internet address of the computer accessing the site, together with some information on the web browser being employed on that computer and a record of the pages visited on the site.
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.
This policy may be amended from time to time. Any changes which affect the way that we use your personal information will be notified by posting a message on this site.
If you have any questions or concerns about our collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact us.
Pilgrims Hospices website includes links to free online materials. Such resources are owned by their respective copyrights, and we do not lay claim to material externally produced. Nor do we have responsibility for content on linked sites. These links are checked regularly for appropriateness, but if you find any materials which concern you please inform us immediately.
Should an owner of externally produced material object to a link, the link will be immediately removed.