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1. This site is operated on behalf of the UK Endocrine Pathology Society by Dr D Poller

2.The Information we collect and how we use it

Except in the limited circumstances described below we do not collect your personal information when you enter or use our site.

IP addresses

When you use our site we log the IP addresses of users' computers which we use solely for administration and trouble shooting purposes. This information will be aggregated to provide statistical information about the usage of our site. However, we do not use any information derived from cookies, nor any IP addresses we collect, to identify any individual user of our site.

Apart from the uses described above the only circumstances in which we would disclose any of this information to any third party are if we are required to do so by any regulatory or criminal authority.

Cookies

3. What is a cookie?  

A cookie is a harmless text file that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. It will generally contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, a unique “ID” and information about the cookie’s “lifetime”. 

4. Consent to cookie use 

To give you the best possible experience, this website uses cookies. By continuing to use our website you are giving your consent to cookies being used. For more information on our cookie use please read on. 

5. UKEPS.COM

UKEPS.com uses Statcounter.com to gather information which will allow us to improve services for its visitors by collecting information on how visitors are using the site. The cookie is linked to UKEPS.com’s website domain(s) and data will only be used for statistical analysis related to your browsing behaviour on our website. For example we will be able to understand the number of visitors to our site, the pages viewed per visit, time spent on particular pages etc. Collecting this information will help us to provide you with a better service. Cookies used on our website will not store any personal or confidential information about you, and we will make no attempt to identify individual visitors via their IP address (unless we are required to do so by law or regulation) 

6. What do we use the data for? 

The anonymous information gathered is used and analysed only at an aggregate level in order to measure the use of our website and make improvements to it. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level, and we do not use cookies to track people’s internet use after leaving our website. That means that we know how many people have visited a particular page but we will not know who they are (unless you visit our secure client pages). If you do not want your details used in this manner, you can either set your browser to disable cookies or to inform you when a website is attempting to add a cookie and opt-out at this stage. Please note that should you choose to set your browser to disable cookies, you will not be able to log in to the secure areas of this website. 

7. Cookies used on this website 

UKEPS.com uses session persistent cookies, i.e. cookies which will last beyond your session until they expire or you remove them.  

8. Cookies on other websites 

This Cookie Policy only sets out UKEPS.com’s use of cookies set by its own website. Please remember that other companies’ use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies.  

9. How to disable cookies 

The browsers of most computers, laptops, tablet computers and smartphones etc are usually set up to accept cookies from websites. You are able to configure your browser to either allow, reject or notify you when a cookie is set up. As each browser is different we are not able to offer specific advice on how to change your preferences however we recommend that you check the “Help” menu of your browser where you will most likely find more information on how to change your cookie preferences. Please bear in mind that should you reject all cookies, parts of our website may no longer function properly and you may be required to change your browser settings before you can proceed. 

You can also delete cookies that have previously been added. Please note however that deleting or rejecting cookies may affect your user experience of our website. For more information you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org

For information about how to reject cookies on your mobile phone’s web browser, please refer to your handset manual. 

10.Links

Our site contains links to third party websites that are not subject to this privacy policy. Read our Terms and Conditions for further information on these links. We strongly recommend that you read the privacy policy of any such websites that you visit.

11.Security Policy

We use reasonable precautions to keep the information disclosed to us secure. However, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you disclose to us. You accept the inherent risks of providing information and dealing on-line and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or willful default.

12.Changes

This policy is effective from 30th December 2012 with immediate effect. We may, from time to time make changes to this privacy policy to reflect any changes to our privacy practices in accordance with changes to legislation, best practice or website enhancements. We will let you know what these changes are by posting them to this page, but it is your responsibility as a user to make sure that you are aware of them, by checking for any changes on a regular basis. Changes will become effective as soon as they are posted.

13.General

If you have any requests or queries concerning your personal information or wish to correct or change any information we have about you, please contact us at david.poller@porthosp.nhs.uk